(707) 447-5769  

For all the new drivers on the road, young and old, CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA would like to welcome you to the automotive community. Here are a few wise words to live by, to make your entrance into the driving world go as smoothly as possible.

bay of automotive shop

At CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA, we know that the life of a transmission is solely dependent on the quality of repair and maintenance it receives.

man taking battery out of car

If you’re ever in a situation where you must remove the battery from your vehicle, it’s important to know what you’re doing. It seems pretty straight forward, and it is. However, there are some important things to remember when disconnecting the battery in your car, truck, or SUV. Here are some tips on disconnecting a car battery, from CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA.

Your vehicle configuration determines how it should be properly towed to avoid transmission damage. Specifically, it matters if your vehicle is front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive and whether it’s an automatic or a manual. From the professionals at CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA, here’s how to tow your vehicle:

Man working under the hood of his vehicle

If you want to avoid nasty and unexpected surprise maintenance costs, sticking to a regimented schedule of preventative maintenance is something you are going to want to get used to. The reason being is simple – frequent maintenance will keep your vehicle in good health, ensuring you get the most out of all those expensive-to-replace parts. While it might sound counterintuitive, the best way to reduce maintenance costs is to stick to a prescribed maintenance schedule.

Checking the fluid level on your transmission is fairly easy, but a bit more complicated than checking your oil. Firstly, this only applies to automatic transmissions, and secondly, some modern vehicles don’t have dipsticks or dipstick tubes to check and add transmission fluid. With that in mind, here are some tips from CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA in regard to checking your transmission fluid.

diesel fuel pump

Good diesel technicians and shops that service diesel engines are hard to come by. At CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA, diesels are our specialty. There are many reasons to have diesel truck maintenance performed by diesel specialists - here are just a few.

Transmissions, while generally durable, can be highly complicated devices. For this reason, they are also expensive to replace, and maintaining one will save you a lot of headache and money in the future. This article from CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA discusses how your driving habits affect your transmission. While automatic transmissions are by far the most common, there are still a considerable number of manual transmissions on the road, so this article covers both.

  • Now Hiring
  • Jasper Pref
  • Aaa
  • ASE
  • BG Products
  • Cummins Diesel
  • Customer Savings
  • Duramax Diesel
  • Federated Car Care
  • Fleet Services
  • Ford Power Stroke Diesel
  • Handicap Accessible
  • MACS
  • Motorcraft Parts
  • NAPA AutoCare Center
  • NFIB
  • Pet Friendly
  • Radiator
  • State Inspection
  • Synchrony
  • Wifi Available

CME Smog & Auto Repair

148 Peabody Rd
Vacaville, CA 95687
Get Directions

location small (707) 447-5769
Email the Shop

SHOP HOURS

Weekdays:   8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturdays: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Make An Appointment


WEBSITE CHANGES

© Program, Brand & Specialty Pages, News Blog Content, Page Layout, and CMR EasyNews Programming by CMR, Inc a JSP Website or Top Auto Website

24-Hr Drop Form   |   ADA Accessibility   |   Job Application   |   Privacy Policy   |   Sitemap

ADD ARTICLE   |   LIS