Archive for the ‘Vehicle Maintenance’ Category
What are the symptoms of low transmission fluid?
The transmission fluid in your vehicle is an essential component of your vehicle. It keeps all of the parts lubricated and working together as well as cools the entire transmission system. If the transmission fluid becomes low, it could cause damage to the various parts of your vehicle. What are the symptoms of low transmission fluid? We have listed some of the indications below.(more…)
Are car dealerships in Montana an essential business?
As the coronavirus has spread across the nation, many different states have issued different stay-at-home orders. With these orders, many businesses have been forced to shut down, however, essential businesses are allowed to remain open. Are car dealerships in Montana an essential business? The short answer is yes, car dealerships in Montana are an essential business. Keep reading to see what we are doing at Billion Auto Group to keep our valued customers and team members safe.(more…)
What happens to a car when the transmission goes out?
Lately, we have been talking a lot about transmissions. From addressing the signs of a bad transmission to discussing whether or not you can drive with a bad transmission, we have covered a lot of ground! The next question about transmissions we are going to address is what happens to a car when the transmission goes out? Learn more about the signs your vehicle displays when the transmission has gone out.(more…)
Can you drive with a bad transmission?
We wrote a blog post a while back about the symptoms of a bad transmission. Today, we are going to expand on that topic and answer the question, can you drive with a bad transmission? The short answer to this question is no, you should not drive with a bad transmission. Sometimes, life happens, and you have to keep driving your vehicle even though you know that it needs to be serviced. While this is not a good idea, let’s dig into this topic more and understand why you should not drive your vehicle if it has a bad transmission.(more…)
Why does my truck overheat in the winter?
The average low temperature in Bozeman for the month of January is 14 degrees. When it’s this cold outside, the last thing you would think you need to worry about is a vehicle getting too hot. If your car, truck or SUV has an internal combustion engine, it makes heat and that heat needs to be dealt with in the proper manner. If you have been struggling with trying to figure out why your truck overheats in the winter, Billion Auto Group might have some answers for you. Like almost anything regarding vehicle maintenance, it all comes down to staying ahead of potential problems. Let’s get into this a little bit and see if we can help you find an answer. (more…)
Oil changes and car repair in Bozeman, MT information
There is no real secret to keeping a car, truck or SUV running in the best possible condition. Keeping up with a regular oil change schedule and other factory-mandated maintenance will not only keep a vehicle running reliably, but a well-maintained vehicle also carries better resale or trade-in value. The service department at any Billion Auto Group location is filled with experts using the latest technology and methods for car maintenance and repair in Bozeman, MT. The entire service process at any Billion Auto Group Service Department location is designed to maximize convenience for the customer. This means customers will never need to make an appointment with us. They are free to show up when it best suits their schedule. (more…)
Auto Repairs You Shouldn’t Try Doing Yourself
Some drivers are extremely handy and knowledgeable when it comes to performing certain automotive repair themselves. While there may be many things they can do, there are also a lot things that they either can’t or shouldn’t do if they want it done right the first time. The following list will show you 3 auto repairs you shouldn’t try doing yourself if you want them done correctly without causing more problems than you already have. (more…)
Strange Car Smells and What they Mean
Have you ever smelled something strange in your car and have had no idea where it was coming from? Many drivers will experience this eventually and most will have no idea what the cause of it is. Bad car smells are often caused by something mechanical and can lead to expensive repairs if you neglect to have them checked out and fixed. If you’re still in the dark as to why your car is so stinky, this list of strange car smells and what they mean will be perfect for you. (more…)
Driving Habits that Can Damage your Car
Many drivers out there are behind the wheel of a car they know and love, and one that has been giving them worry-free miles for a long time. While we all know that we have to have some regular scheduled maintenance performed every now and then to keep our cars running so the can continue to deliver the reliability we want, there are probably a few things that you are doing that are causing damage to your car and don’t even realize it. If you want to keep your car on road for a long time while saving money on repairs, you’ll want to read the following list of driving habits that can damage your car so you can keep yourself from causing any more harm to your vehicle. (more…)
Why Your Car Needs an Oil Change in Bozeman, MT
With so many different automotive maintenance procedures your car needs over the course of owning it, it can be difficult to keep track of all them and know which ones are more important than others. There is one basic and routine procedure that you have to make sure you do on a regular basis and that is getting an oil change. An oil change is essential to protecting your engine and the key to getting the most miles out of your car. If you plan on driving your new or used car for a long time then be sure to get an oil change when your vehicle tells you to. To learn how often you should get an oil change and what type of oil to use, check with your vehicle’s owner’s manual. For now, the following information will help you understand why your car needs an oil change in Bozeman, MT. (more…)