Three Fluids to Check this Month

Posted January 16, 2018

In order to run smoothly, your vehicle’s engine is dependent upon countless moving parts and fluids. Since there are so many components and liquids to keep track of, it’s best to have a proactive maintenance schedule in place which includes everything that can potentially wear out or need to be

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Tips for Avoiding Holiday Traffic

Posted December 20, 2017

The second half of December and first week or so of January typically include some of the busiest days of the year in terms of both travel and traffic. When you add that level of volume with the element of unpredictable weather/road conditions like we tend to get here in

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Check your Headlights

Posted November 28, 2017

In addition to offering drivers no shortage of challenges when it comes to weather-related conditions, the season known as WINTER also makes things tough by making general visibility tough by greatly increasing the amount of darkness Coloradans are forced to deal with. Once Daylight Savings ends, night seems to come

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The Computer Rode Shotgun

Posted October 27, 2017

Cell phones, washing machines, refrigerators… pretty much anything and everything that we plug into an outlet these days seems to have its own computer. This now includes your vehicle. Every automobile being produced nowadays comes standard with at least one onboard computer. Car computers aren’t quite the same as the

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Time for New Tires?

Posted September 26, 2017

Tires looking worn? Pick up a penny! How does one decide whether they have worn-in tires or you’re-on-borrowed-time tires? The official recommendation is to replace tires when the tread is worn to a level of 2/32 of an inch. Okay, great. Now – how best to get a measuring tape

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Auto Air Conditioning Repair

Posted August 9, 2017

I’m sure many of you have had this happen to you. You’ve been driving your car all summer long using the car air conditioning to it’s fullest all the time. Then you park your car in the hot sun for the day, get in your car start it, only to

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Car Theft Prevention Tips

Posted June 13, 2017

In 2015, a total of 14,859 motor vehicle thefts were reported by law enforcement agencies in Colorado. This is a 29.67% increase in motor vehicle thefts from 2014. Having your car stolen is a frustrating and upsetting experience. If and when it’s recovered, usually there are repairs that need done,

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What is a Serpentine Belt?

Posted April 25, 2017

Your vehicle contains complex systems of electronics, belts, hoses, and mechanics to move you along the road. Because it is so complex, it’s important to keep up with preventative maintenance – even for the parts you may not have hear of, like the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt connects the

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Pesky Potholes – Avoiding Damage

Posted March 22, 2017

Even with the unseasonably warm winter we’ve had along the Front Range, we still have enough road damage to create potholes. Potholes occur when water seeps into pavement through unsealed or improperly sealed cracks.  When the water freezes, it expands and enlarges the crack.  When the ice under the pavement

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Spring Break Road Trip Tips

Posted February 23, 2017

Driving around Aurora, the grass may be brown and the trees have no leaves, but Spring is coming! In unpredictable Colorado weather, we have sunny days and snow storms in the same week. It might not feel like it yet, but Spring is only a few weeks away.  If you

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