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The Differences Between Mechanical And Electrical Fuel Pumps

The Differences Between Mechanical And Electrical Fuel Pumps

Your vehicle’s fuel pump has to crucial role to deliver fuel to your car’s engine. As you know, your engine requires a working spark plug, compression, and adequate fuel to run smoothly. The modern car has two fuel pumps, a mechanical and an electrical one. Mechanical...

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Sending Volkswagen Repair Myths To The Grave!

Sending Volkswagen Repair Myths To The Grave!

A number of Volkswagen myths exist and it is time to put them where they belong — the grave! Most of the myths surrounding the popular vehicle are due to people’s desire to save money. Other times, they are due to misinformation. By believing in these myths, you are...

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Everything You Need To Know About Synthetic Oil

Everything You Need To Know About Synthetic Oil

If you own a foreign vehicle, you need to keep the sensitive mechanical parts of your vehicle in top shape by using synthetic oil. What is synthetic oil and why is it important for you to know? To answer your questions, keep reading. What is Synthetic Oil? Synthetic...

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Car Seat Safety Basics, and 3 Important Tips You May Not Know

Car Seat Safety Basics, and 3 Important Tips You May Not Know

Many parents believe that car seat safety just means having their child in a seat made for their height and weight. Sadly, even if you're following Washington car seat laws, your child may not be as safe in the car as they could be. Washington law dictates that...

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How to Build a Winter Emergency Kit

How to Build a Winter Emergency Kit

Just like a first aid kit for your home, an emergency kit for your car is an essential, and will give you added peace of mind this winter and holiday season. An emergency kit is something every vehicle should have but is especially important if you do a lot of winter...

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Happy Holidays from Thurston County Transmission!

Happy Holidays from Thurston County Transmission!

Happy Holidays to You, Your Family, and Your Vehicle! Our family here at Thurston wants to wish you a happy holiday season! 2016 has been a great year for Thurston County Transmission!  We are extremely happy and proud that so many customers in Lacey, Olympia, and...

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Winter Auto and Transmission Tips

Winter Auto and Transmission Tips

Between seasons is a great time to get a tune-up or at least look over your vehicle for potential problems or needed upkeep. Before winter is arguably the most important time to make sure everything is in order. Freezing temperatures are especially hard on your...

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Make Sure Your Car is Ready for Fall

Make Sure Your Car is Ready for Fall

Read our Fall Auto Care article here to make sure your vehicle is prepared for colder weather! Battery test, brake check, windshield wipers, anti-freeze, light check and heater test are just some of the things to check up on.

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Happy Holidays!  Good Bye 2015!

Happy Holidays! Good Bye 2015!

We just want to take a second to say... Thank You! After a banner year in 2015, with more great positive reviews and so many happy customers, we are ecstatic to enjoy the holidays and just couldn't help but share... so please enjoy this quick video and carry on with...

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Family Owned and Operated Transmission Center

Thurston County Transmission is your trusted transmission repair, replacement & rebuild expert in the Olympia, WA area. We deliver quality auto repair & transmission service with the honesty and integrity you expect from a family owned, local business. Since 1990, we have prided ourselves on our ability to offer the highest quality service and repairs, with the highest level of customer service. We are a locally owned and operated family business that cares about our customers and our community.

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