Winter Road Hazards

Posted November 28, 2017

There’s no shortage of elements to deal with during the winter months here in El Paso County. Snow, freezing rain, black ice, you name it – we get it all. As a result of unfavorable weather and other factors, road conditions can be quite hazardous for Fountain drivers this time…

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Tire Maintenance Tips

Posted October 30, 2017

When it comes to vehicle safety, tires are at or near the top of the Importance List. What many car owners don’t realize however, is that tires require regular maintenance in order to maintain their integrity and keep your vehicle safely on the road. Here are a few quick tips…

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Eight Tips to Prepare for Fall and Winter Driving

Posted September 26, 2017

The change from fall to winter in Fountain is one that often happens overnight. A lovely, warm fall day can be followed by a snowstorm without much warning. Warm weather followed by snow, followed again by the sun melting the snow… Colorado drivers should be prepared for anything as soon…

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Why Getting Your Wheels Aligned Is Important

Posted August 9, 2017

When it comes to how well your car handles itself on the road, a vehicle with properly aligned wheels is critically important. Vehicle Suspension System The suspension system of your vehicle is what connects the main section to the wheels and help give an even, steady safe ride, even over…

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Get Your Car Air Conditioning Repaired For The Summer

Posted June 13, 2017

Summer is here in Colorado, and the days are getting hotter. I had to use my air conditioning this week for the first time and it didn’t work. What should I do? Find a Reputable Car Repair Shop Finding a reputable car repair shop to service your vehicle’s air conditioning…

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Dead Battery or Alternator?

Posted April 25, 2017

When your car won’t start, the battery is often the most likely culprit. Usual suspects include leaving the lights on overnight or an aging, corroded battery. But the alternator could also be the reason your battery has died. The alternator is responsible for powering the electrical components in your vehicle…

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Are We There Yet? Road Trip Advice

Posted March 22, 2017

Spring break is upon us and with just a little bit of planning you can make some lasting memories and return home rested and rejuvenated. Here are a few tips: Get your vehicle checked out. Pay close attention to your maintenance schedule. Check your mileage and see if any of the items…

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How to Spot a Deadly Brake Fluid Leak

Posted February 23, 2017

If you’ve noticed a little fluid on your garage floor, don’t ignore it! A little leak could mean big problems for your vehicle. Brake fluid in its optimal state is a good lubricant that protects everything in the brake system. Most vehicles rely on hydraulic brakes, meaning they rely on…

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Preventing Corrosion from Road Salt

Posted January 19, 2017

Winter roads in Fountain are messy. Between snow, puddles, mud, and road salt, it seems impossible to keep your car clean this time of year. But washing your car is even more important now for one key reason: Preventing Corrosion In order to prevent thick layers of ice from collecting on…

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Winterize your Vehicle!

Posted December 20, 2016

Winter weather means different challenges for your vehicle. While most cars are equipped for all weather conditions, it is a good idea to check a few key systems to make sure your vehicle is ready for winter conditions. Tires. Many drivers install all-weather tires on their vehicles to handle road…

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