coolant in vehicle with hood up

Coolant leaks can be a pain - they’re elusive and have a lot of damage potential. Fortunately, at Donnie Braun & Sons Auto Repair in Jefferson City, MO, our technicians know exactly how to diagnose and repair a coolant leak, no matter where it is. Knowing more about where these coolant leaks appear and why they're a problem will help you to recognize a problem and get it repaired before it does further damage.

oil change

At Donnie Braun & Sons Auto Repair in Jefferson City, we understand all too well the importance of changing your oil regularly. Three to five thousand miles sounds like a lot, but it doesn’t really take that long to rack them up. The busier you are, the more you probably drive, and the more likely you are to forget it’s time to change your oil. Here are some reasons to pay attention to your oil changes, and help you better understand why oil changes are so important.

Shock absorbers in vehicle

Tires may be the only part of a vehicle that physically meets the road, but your shock absorbers are next in line. Working with the suspension springs, they absorb shocks from bumps and cracks in the road, while simultaneously controlling bounce and body roll.

brake pads

Sometimes, it’s obvious when you need new brakes and sometimes it isn’t. Knowing what to look for and what causes issues will help keep you safe and remind you of when you should get your brakes checked out. Here are some symptoms of bad brakes, and what causes the issue from Donnie Braun & Sons Auto Repair in Jefferson City, MO.

transmission cooler

Auxiliary transmission coolers are one of many ways the aftermarket can improve the quality and durability of your vehicle. From Donnie Braun & Sons Auto Repair in Jefferson City, MO, here’s some information concerning auxiliary coolers, why you might need one, and what it can do for you.

checking your a/c coolant

Your vehicle's cooling system is one of the most important systems in your vehicle. Inside your engine, spark plugs ignite the fuel within the cylinders to produce small explosions that propel your vehicle down the road. With small explosions comes scorching temperatures that can destroy your engine if not controlled. There are two types of cooling systems - liquid-cooled and air-cooled. 

gas pump putting fuel into vehicle

If you drive a car, truck, or SUV that runs on gasoline, there's a good chance you’ve run it low on fuel a few times (or more than a few times,) and maybe even run out of gas completely a time or two. At Donnie Braun & Sons Auto Repair in Jefferson City, MO, we like to provide information applicable to you. Running a vehicle low on fuel is something we’re all guilty of, and most of us don’t think twice about it. But, can it be bad for your car?

Parked car with a puddle where it is leaking

Leaky transmissions can be a pain. Not only do they make a mess on the underside of your car, and in your driveway, but the transmission fluid is expensive and inconvenient to deal with. At from Donnie Braun & Sons Auto Repair in Jefferson City, MO we want you to be an informed driver so here’s some information about where transmission leaks start, and how to end them.

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Donnie Braun & Sons Auto Repair

2900 Renns Lake Rd
Jefferson City, MO 65109
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