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Brakes for Breasts Is This Month!

Brakes for Breasts Is This Month!

Photo by Angiola Harry  on Unsplash   For those who want the information quickly, we’ll get right to the point: from October 1st to October 31, the Auto shop is giving away free premium grade-brake pads or shoes! All you pay for is the labor and any other necessary parts! But stick around for the rest of this article if you can, because the why is important. We Are Participating in the Brakes for Breasts Campaign! In October, women worldwide prepare for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we all show our support for those who have survived and lost their lives to this terrible illness. Once again, The Auto Shop in Jefferson City will be participating in the Brakes for Breasts campaign. You’ll notice your favorite football players wearing their pink gear, stores selling Breast Cancer Awareness items, and (if you’re at risk) you’ll hopefully be encouraged ... read more

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Reflecting On Labor Day and Gratitude Toward Those Who Never Stop Working

Reflecting On Labor Day and Gratitude Toward Those Who Never Stop Working

Photo by Lucas Sankey on Unsplash Reflecting On Labor Day and Gratitude Toward Those Who Never Stop Working We know: sometimes, it’s hard to get out of bed and make that commute to work. However, Labor Day reminds us how working together as a community makes the dream work. Each of us has a vital role in our world, and with dedication and hard work, we all make a difference in the lives of others. This Labor Day, all of us here at The Auto Shop in Jefferson City are thinking mainly about all the fantastic truck drivers who don’t get a 3-day weekend, essential workers who helped us through the pandemic, and our terrific staff.    Labor Day teaches us that we are all workers—whether you're then CEO or janitor or intern or trainee or middle management—and no one should be left behind when it comes to employment or career advancement opportunities ... read more

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Zen and The Art of Driving For Your Kids

Zen and The Art of Driving For Your Kids

Zen and The Art of Driving For Your Kids Photo by Element5 on Unsplash School’s almost in session, Mid-Mo! We’ve got a few months of adjusting to new schedules, figuring out what’s missing from our school supply list, and early AM drives with kids who’ve been used to sleeping past noon. That morning commute to school can be difficult for you and your children, but we’ve got some tips on combining zen and the art of driving. With some preparation and a good attitude, you can make driving your kids to school an enjoyable experience. With a little bit of preparation and a good attitude, you can make driving your kids to school an enjoyable experience. When possible, choose the safest route for your child's school. If an alternate route is shorter or safer than the one suggested by Google Maps or your phone, use it! Also, remember to plan for constr ... read more

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Services Your Vehicle Needs To Survive The Hottest Month Of The Year

Services Your Vehicle Needs To Survive The Hottest Month Of The Year

Services Your Vehicle Needs To Survive The Hottest Month Of The Year Photo by Timothy Dykes on Unsplash We’ve had our fair share of heat waves in Mid-Missouri this Summer. A record-breaking June is sure to be followed by a record-breaking July, and if your car isn’t keeping up with the rising temperature, you may be looking for some guidance. Below, we have an easy-to-follow guide on the Summer services your car may need. 5 Services To Schedule This July AC Services. If your AC is out, and you’ve made it to July without touching it, that’s impressive! But here in Missouri, we still have some hot months to go. Check to make sure your AC is working how it should. Something could be wrong if it’s not cooling down your ... read more

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The Complete Guide To Transmission Fluids

The Complete Guide To Transmission Fluids

Photo by The Blowup on Unsplash The Complete Guide To Transmission Fluids It is so empowering to feel knowledgeable about your vehicle. Knowing the little things helps you make more informed decisions about car maintenance and can even make spotting a problem more manageable. Transmission fluids are one of those things that most of us have heard of but few of us really understand. Here’s your complete guide to your transmission fluids! What Are Transmission Fluids For? Your transmission fluids have a big job. They support your vehicle in: Lubrication Fluid pressure Preventing rust and oxidation The transmission is an essential part of your car, and without one, your vehicle won’t be able to shift gears properly. Having the right amount of transmission fluid is essential for keeping your vehicle running and keeping you safe.  Where Are The Transmission Fluids? Th ... read more

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