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School’s Out! Summertime Adventures in Lafayette, IN

At Guaranteed Automotive & Transmission Service, we simply can’t express how excited we are for summer. We have been watching the flowers bloom, the birds chirp, and the sky shine with the light of the sun. For us, summer means spending more time with our family, and spending time with our family is so important to us. If you are looking for some fun in the sun, we have put together several summertime adventures for you to choose from.   Celery Bog Nature Area: Interested to bask in the sun, while viewing over 120 species of birds? This place is for you. The Lilly Nature Center at the Bog boasts many family educational opportunities. Columbian Park Zoo: As the second oldest zoo in Indiana, this zoo is a great place to bring the family too with nearly 200 animals, a petting zoo, and even a butterfly garden ... read more

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Start the New Year off Right with Preventative Maintenance

Our team at Guaranteed Automotive & Transmission Service would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! We are grateful for all our new and older clients we serviced in 2017, and we look forward to developing lasting relationships with many more of you. We think it’s important to start the New Year right, and preventative maintenance is just the way to do so. Your vehicle is one of your biggest investments, second only to your home, and with preventative maintenance, you can keep your precious possession running tip-top shape. If you have ever heard the phrase, “It’s cheaper to keep her,” you will know what we mean. We encourage you to bring your car to our facility and let our ASE-Certified auto technicians perform a thorough inspection. Based on the condition of your car, we will decide which maintenance is necessary and what can be put off for the future. Then, we will develop a maintenance schedule tailored to the year, make, and model of your vehicle, along with ... read more

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Why is it Important to Winterize your Vehicle?

With so much to do during the winter months, it can be easy to forget about your vehicle, until you are stranded on the side of the road in a snowstorm. At Guaranteed Automotive & Transmission, we recognize just how much you rely on your car, especially during these busy times of the year. To ensure your car keeps driving in tip-top condition, we can’t emphasize the importance of winterizing your vehicle enough. Upon arrival at our facility, our auto mechanics will thoroughly inspect your car for any signs of disarray, but we will target a few items that need a little extra TLC during this cold season, including: Coolant: It’s important to make sure the ratio of antifreeze and water remains at 50/50. If there is more water in this ratio, the likelihood of this liquid freezing inside your cooling system is much higher. Windshield Wiper Blades: It’s easy to forget about your windshield wiper blades, compared to your brakes or tires. However, the ... read more

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Prepare for Holiday Travel & Crazy, Unpredictable Weather

Prepare for Holiday Travel & Crazy, Unpredictable Weather

The Holiday season is almost here, and our team at Guaranteed Automotive & Transmission Service aims to secure the safety of you, your passengers, and your vehicle during any holiday road-trips. Since the weather is unpredictable as ever, we recommend preparing for absolutely anything and everything. One minute, you might be driving in bright, warm sunshine, and the next, you could be facing the onslaught of ice and snow. Let’s make sure this holiday season is memorable for all the right reasons and not an unfortunate occurrence on the side of the Indiana freeway. Before embarking on your holiday adventure, we encourage you to bring your vehicle to our auto repair shop. Our auto mechanics will perform a bumper-to-bumper inspection, carefully examining all components of your vehicle prone to working extra hard in winter, such as your battery and windshield wipers. While our team services your car, we recommend going over winter driving safety tips, including: Info ... read more

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