Common Problems with Coolant/Antifreeze

Posted November 28, 2018

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 22, 2018

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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When do I Need a New Car Battery?

Posted September 19, 2018

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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Rotating Your Tires

Posted August 23, 2018

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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Vehicle Belts 101

Posted July 5, 2018

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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Brake Failure Indicators

Posted June 21, 2018

One of the scariest scenarios that can happen to a driver is brake failure. You don’t want to be driving down a steep hill and all-of-a-sudden lose your ability to stop. As such, if you’re car owner you should be on the lookout for signs of brake system failure, including

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Oil Loss Prevention

Posted May 21, 2018

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 17, 2018

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 Maintenance Checklist

Posted March 21, 2018

While we’re enjoying beautiful, sunny days, we know all too well that spring weather in Aurora can be unpredictable to say the least. Between late-season snow and April showers, you never know what the roads have in store… which is why we want to help! The team of ASE-Certified technicians

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Steering Wheel Shakes

Posted February 26, 2018

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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