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Cooling System

The cooling system is made up of the passages inside the engine block and heads, a water pump to circulate the coolant, a thermostat to control the temperature of the coolant, a radiator to cool the coolant, a radiator cap to control the pressure in the system, and some plumbing consisting of interconnecting hoses to transfer the coolant from the engine to radiator and also to the car’s heater system where hot coolant is used to warm up the vehicle’s interior on a cold day. A cooling More

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Transmission and Drive Train

Not moving anywhere or when you do it feels like your slipping? This could be a result of a transmission problem. We specialize in automotive and manual transmission repair and will find your exact problem and fix only what is necessary. Tip: It’s very important that you change your Transmission filters and fluids on a regular basis. Every 30,000 to 50,000 miles is ideal. This cost of maintenance is very inexpensive compared to a new transmission or a rebuild of your current transmission. More

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Brake System

When you press on the brake pedal in your car, several things are going to happen. The force of your foot on the pedal is multiplied and converted to pressure; that pressure is transmitted through the system, and friction converts kinetic energy into heat. Then the vehicle slows or stops depending on the amount of force you apply. A complex sequence of events leads up to this. Due to the complexity of the brake system, it’s important to have all components of the brake system in good worki More

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Starting and Charging System

Starting and charging system consists of a few main components. You have your starter which takes its power from the battery and engages to the flywheel and turns your car over. If you have a bad battery the starting system may not have enough power to turn your motor over so it’s important that you maintain this system so you’re not stranded somewhere or out in the cold. The Alternator runs power to the battery while your car is running. Stop in or call TGK Automotive at 651-407-3611 today  More

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Tune-up

A tune-up is a maintenance service to keep the vehicle operating with optimal fuel efficiency and engine performance. This service consists of replacing ignition parts such as spark plugs and ignition wire sets and replacing vehicle filters such as air filters and fuel filters. We also provide fuel and intake cleaning treatments. More

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Oil Changes

Changing your engine oil is very important. Most manufacturers recommend changing your oil between 3,000 and 7,500 miles. It’s important to do so because the oil helps lubricate and keep the inside of the motor clean. So change your oil not your motor! Call TGK Automotive today and schedule your next oil change. We also do a courtesy full vehicle inspection on your vehicle. We service all Asian, European, and Diesel makes and models. We use synthetic blend engine oil, full synthetic or other b More