Spring Car Care Tips

Posted April 13, 2015

Spring has officially arrived in Fountain! But that doesn’t mean your vehicle is in the clear – changing seasons means it’s time for maintenance to make sure your vehicle will keep you safely and comfortable on the road through the spring and summer. As we kick off National Car Care…

Categories: Auto Repair, Preventive Maintenance

Replacing your Timing Belt

Posted March 11, 2015

Changing your timing belt is NOT optional – but waiting until it breaks to address any issues is. And that is a risk you shouldn’t take. Most manufacturers recommend changing the timing belt at a specific mileage, usually between 90 and 105 thousand miles. But you should NOT wait until…

Categories: Auto Repair, Safety Tips

3 Cat Litter Auto Myths – True or False?  

Posted February 10, 2015

Kitty litter often makes an appearance in lists for auto emergency kits or winter safety tips – but why is this strange “tool” so popular? What is it for? Does it really work? Here, we address three “myths” about cat litter to help you stay safe on slick winter roads…

Categories: Auto Repair, Safety Tips, Travel Tips

Don’t Ignore that you just Hit a Curb!

Posted January 14, 2015

Winter roads are slick in Fountain, and across Colorado. As you drive along snowy, icy roads this winter, use extra caution to remain in control of your vehicle to avoid slides and skids. At Book’s Automotive Service, we’ve seen many of our customers’ vehicles suffer damage from sliding into a…

Categories: Auto Repair

8 Gift Ideas for your Vehicle!

Posted December 17, 2014

The holiday season is officially here! People across Fountain, Colorado, and the country are flooding into stores, shopping for gifts for all the special people on their lists. But what about your vehicle? Whether you need a gift idea for a car lover on your list or want to take advantage…

Categories: Auto Repair

Cooling System Flush – is it really necessary?

Posted August 18, 2014

Overheating is the most common cause of vehicle breakdowns and internal engine damage. As the heat rises in Fountain over the summer, our shop sees more and more people coming in after breakdowns due to cooling system failure. But there is an easy answer! A cooling system flush can keep…

Categories: Auto Repair, Preventive Maintenance

Do I Really Need a Transmission Flush?

Posted July 16, 2014

We’ve had many conversations with our customers here in Fountain, CO – any time we recommend a transmission flush, our customers ask questions. So what is a transmission flush? Can’t you just top off the fluid? Is it really necessary? We understand your confusion – a transmission flush isn’t one…

Categories: Auto Repair, Preventive Maintenance