Common Problems with Coolant/Antifreeze

Posted November 2, 2020

Your vehicle’s coolant flows through the engine to keep everything running at the appropriate temperature. Coolant, also known as antifreeze, is mixed with water in the radiator at a precise ratio to create radiator fluid. The chemical fluid prevents the water in the engine from freezing on cold days while

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Improve Your MPG This Winter

Posted October 18, 2020

Winter is right around the corner and before your car is bombarded with snow, sludge and cold weather, check out these tips to help improve your gas mileage and save you some money at the pump while you navigate the roads in Aurora. 1. The next time you have your

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Time for New Tires?

Posted September 6, 2020

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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Rotating Your Tires

Posted August 3, 2020

No matter what make or model your vehicle might be, it needs to be equipped with healthy tires in order to perform effectively. As such, keeping your tires in good shape should be a big part of your vehicle’s maintenance plan and having a tire rotation regularly should be a

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Time for a New Car Battery?

Posted July 13, 2020

The car battery is one of the most important components under the hood. It must provide the electricity to start your car and power your accessories. Without a working battery, you’re stuck. But how do you know when it’s time for a new battery? You should have one of our

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Vehicle Belts 101

Posted June 1, 2020

While most likely not the first thing you think about when it comes to your car’s health, vehicle belts are very important to your engine’s performance. Vehicle belts transfer power from the engine to various engine components, ensure proper timing of moving parts, and connect key systems. Types of Belts:

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Oil Loss Prevention

Posted May 2, 2020

Many vehicles will experience oil loss at some point. Usually it is through small drips and minor leaks that can be prevented, but in some cases oil leaks require immediate attention from an ASE-Certified Technician. An improperly sealed drain bolt is the most common leak. When having an oil change

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Keep It Cool

Posted April 1, 2020

Here are a few things to keep in mind regarding your vehicle’s cooling system as the temperatures get warmer and warmer in the Centennial State in the coming weeks and months: • Fluids are the most important components of a vehicle to keep maintained, and to keep you engine COOL

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Spring Break Road Trip Tips

Posted March 1, 2020

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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Steering Wheel Shakes

Posted February 1, 2020

Given that your steering wheel is functionally a conduit between the road and your car, the first indication that something could be amiss with your vehicle can often come in the form of a shaky steering wheel. Here are a few reasons that this might happen: Brakes – If your

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