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Mr. Transmission/Milex of Houston: National Car Care Month

Mr. Transmission/Milex of Houston: National Car Care Month

April is National Car Care Month and Mr. Transmission/Milex has a few tips to share with you! Spring cleaning isn’t just for your house. Ronnie Weiss, Franchise Owner of Mr. Transmission/Milex in Houston, is here to help you do some spring cleaning on your vehicle. Watch FOX 26 interview to get the top spring car maintenance tips

Winter Car Care from Mr. Transmission Milex

Winter Car Care from Mr. Transmission Milex

Winter Car Care from Mr. Transmission Milex As much as winter weather stresses you out, it can stress the vital systems in your car even more. Cold weather and the things we use to cope with it can increase the demands on your car’s engine, battery, gas lines, tires and windshield wipers. If you don’t regularly monitor the systems in your vehicle, you could end up stunned and stranded when the winter chill becomes too much. Here are the main systems to monitor to avoid a winter weather catastrophe. Battery | Low winter temperatures can force your car’s electrical system to work harder while reducing its output at the same time. Cold weather can reduce a vehicle’s battery power by 50 percent, which can spell disaster — especially if you use common winter accessories such as the defroster, heating and windshield wipers. You should frequently check battery cables and clamps for ... read more

Small Business Expects Big Changes in 2017

Small Business Expects Big Changes in 2017

Small Business Expects Big Changes in 2017 Featuring Dean Bingham, Mr. Transmission/Milex Complete Auto Care, Greenville, SC Original news story found here. NEW YORK – Donald Trump’s election as president has made many small-business owners more upbeat about 2017. Dean Bingham said he’s cautiously optimistic because business picked up at his auto repair shop after the election — people who had put off fixing their cars have decided it’s time to get them serviced. “Over the last month, customers have been coming in with optimism that they didn’t have the last few years,” said Bingham, owner of a Mr. Transmission/Milex franchise in Greenv ... read more

Lowell and Scott Hester, Mr. Transmission Owners, News Interview

Lowell and Scott Hester, Mr. Transmission Owners, News Interview

Lowell and Scott Hester – Mr. Transmission of Sandy Springs, GA and Decatur, GA – Interviewed on CBS 46. Veterans like father-son pair Lowell and Scott Hester have found out first-hand the success that’s possible through our franchise. Lowell served in the Air Force for three years and was deployed in Vietnam, and he has been a top-performing Moran franchisee since 1998. His son Scott started in the business after eight years of service in the Navy, operating his father’s store. Scott then went on to purchase his own Mr. Transmission in 2000. Both have been recognized with the Award of Excellence each year they’ve been franchisees, and Lowell just earned the Franchisee of the Year Award for the Mr. Transmission brand. You can read about their journey here: http:https://moranfamilyofbrands.com/veterans-day/

Mr. Transmission Milex of Crest Hill

Mr. Transmission Milex of Crest Hill

Crest Hill business owner caters to Joliet area teachers Jason Kuriger knows importance of giving back CREST HILL – Jill Carter read the letter Jason Kuriger dropped off at Chaney Monge School in Crest Hill and took a chance. Carter’s car needed a mechanic. Kuriger, the owner of a Mr. Transmission/Milex automotive repair shop in Crest Hill, offered a Teacher Loyalty Program, which meant a 15 percent discount on most services. She found the service to be friendly and reliable. No slick pushes for unnecessary repairs. Free rides to and from work when her car is in the shop. No messes left inside the car. Reasonable prices. “I can trust him when he says, ‘You need this’ and ‘Yeah, this will wait,” said Carter, a reading interventionist at Chaney Monge School. Kuriger began the Teacher Loyalty Program when he opened the shop three years ago. About 95 teachers are enrolled in ... read more

August is Brake Safety Awareness Month

August is Brake Safety Awareness Month

Your brakes are one of the most important components of your car’s accident prevention systems. They are your first line of defense when it comes to avoiding collisions. This is why it’s so important to take good care of your car’s brakes by performing scheduled maintenance on them. August is Brake Safety Awareness Month, so we at Mr. Transmission/Milex Complete Auto Care want to make sure you’re informed about the best way to monitor the condition of your brakes. Your brakes are made up of five components: the pads, rotors, calipers, lines and the master cylinder. Luckily, most of these parts usually last a long time; the parts that need the most routine maintenance tend to be the pads and rotors. Your brake fluid is what powers your brakes, by providing the force to stop your tires’ movement. During routine maintenance, the brake fluid, brake pads and rotors should all be checked. You can also chec ... read more

Labor Day Car Care Tips

Labor Day Car Care Tips

Get Your Car In Tip Top Shape With Labor Day just around the corner, families will be taking off for a long weekend to mark the end of summer. The hot weather is calling you toward the water and the mountains for a great escape, but is your car up to the task? Before you hit the highway, it’s important to make sure your vehicle is in tip top shape. “People just hop in the car and take off,” said Frank Norton, owner of Mr. Transmission/Milex in Charlotte. “It’s easier to check (your car) now than to get 2,000 or 3,000 miles down the road and see that this is wrong. Don’t put it off.” If you do a few simple inspections on your own or through a full-service car care center, you’ll be able to reach your destination quickly and without surprises. 6 THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU GO1. Fluids: Check all ... read more

Car Experts Offer Suggestions for Students Heading off to College

Car Experts Offer Suggestions for Students Heading off to College

Car Experts Offer Suggestions for Students Heading off to College Moran Family of Brands Professionals Provide Car Maintenance and Do-It-Yourself Tips College students around the country are preparing to drive off to campus this month to start classes and live on their own. Car care experts at Moran Family of Brands, one of the nation’s leading franchises of transmission and general automotive repair, are providing students with maintenance tips to keep their vehicles running smoothly as they head off to school this fall. “College students are often relatively new car owners who have relied on their parents for maintenance schedules and advice,” said Peter Baldine, President of Moran Family of Brands. “Now that they are going out on their own, they will need to know the best ways to take care of their vehicles while they are away from home. We want to offer some ... read more

How to Prep Your Car for the Summer Trip

How to Prep Your Car for the Summer Trip

How to Prep Your Car for the Summer Trip High on the short list of terrible things that can happen on a summer road trip – along with getting lost in a different state or forgetting your valuables in a rest stop bathroom – is having your mode of transportation fail on you. Car troubles are bad enough when they happen during your everyday life. Having something happen to your car while you’re on a road trip just compounds the frustration, fear and confusion. Here at Mr. Transmission/Milex Complete Auto Care, we want your summer vacationing to be as pleasant as possible, so the only screams you hear are ones of delight as your family spends time making memories, and not waiting for roadside assistance. Here are our tips for preparing your car for the rigors of the summer road trip. 1. Check fluid levels! This might seem like a massive checklist ... read more

Franchisee Spotlight: Albert Daniel, Owner of Milex/Alta Mere, Boonsboro

Franchisee Spotlight: Albert Daniel, Owner of Milex/Alta Mere, Boonsboro

“Like father, like son” suits Albert Daniel. Growing up, Daniel’s father was the neighborhood mechanic, often accepting a helping hand from the younger Daniel. From there, Daniel spent five years in the Navy, where he repaired and maintained equipment that supported jets on the aircraft carrier USS George Washington. Eventually, after spending a few years as a technician for General Motors, Daniel decided to become his own boss and start a franchise. That’s when he opened his first Milex Complete Auto Care store in Frederick, Maryland, in 2007. With the help of his wife, the store’s co-owner who handles accounting and HR, Daniel turned his business into a neighborhood success. After eight years in Fredericksburg, Daniel decided it was time to expand his business and open a second location. This past fall, in 2015, he opene ... read more

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