Avoid Damage from Curb Hits

Posted January 23, 2017

Icy winter roads in Aurora mean more cars are sliding out of control and hitting the curbs. Even if you’re driving slowly, a curb hit can lead to significant damage for your vehicle. This winter, stay safe and follow the advice from our experienced auto technicians to avoid damage from curb

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How to Drive in Snow and Ice

Posted December 20, 2016

For visitors and newcomers to our state, driving in winter conditions can be quite frightening. Snow and ice change the way your vehicle interacts with and handles on the road. Less traction, nervous drivers, and unpredictable weather can be a recipe for dangerous roads in Colorado. Which is why we

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Why do I have to change my oil so often?

Posted November 23, 2016

Oil lubricates the hard metal surfaces inside your engine so they can operate smoothly. Without oil, these parts would grind together. Friction and constant rubbing would mean all of the parts in your engine wear down incredibly fast. Engine oil is extremely important. One of the most frequent maintenance items

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Guide for New Winter Drivers

Posted October 25, 2016

For drivers who aren’t used to or comfortable driving in snowy and icy conditions, winter roads in Colorado can be scary! Whether you recently moved to Colorado or are visiting for the holidays, knowing how to stay safe on winter roads is critical. The experienced technicians at Chase Automotive are

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Check your Headlights

Posted September 22, 2016

When was the last time you checked your headlights? Not just by looking at the reflection on the car in front of you, or at what’s shining on your garage wall when you pull in…but actually took the time to check on your headlights? Unless you stand in front of

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Why is there Fluid in my Brakes?

Posted August 22, 2016

Your vehicle’s brakes operate with hydraulics. This system is what allows a small movement (pressing the brake pedal inside the car) to have a big effect (applying all four brakes to stop your moving vehicle). Brake fluid inside keeps the system working, creating the hydraulic pressure needed to stop your

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Warning Signs of Brake Failure

Posted July 20, 2016

Of the key systems in your vehicle, brakes are one of the most important for keeping your family safe on the roads in Aurora. Whether you need to respond to traffic or avoid an obstacle, the ability to stop quickly when it matters most is the key goal of your vehicle’s

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Keeping your Parked Car Cool

Posted June 23, 2016

The heat is coming to Aurora. Summer is officially here, and while that means road trips, family vacations, and spending time outdoors, it also means hot cars and sticky seats. Your vehicle spends more time parked than running, which means it spends a lot of time in the hot summer

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Safely Avoiding Potholes

Posted May 23, 2016

As you hit the road for early summer road trips, keep an eye out for one hazard on the road: Potholes. Road crews across Aurora are hard at work patching and repairing the cracks and holes in our streets and pavement, but sometimes these nuisances pop up faster than they can

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Signs your Timing Belt should be Replaced

Posted April 22, 2016

Unfortunately there are no obvious signs that the timing belt will fail for most drivers. You won’t necessarily notice slipping, noises, smells, or visible wear before your timing belt breaks. But certified technicians may be able to spot early signs to keep your family save and avoid costly repairs! The

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