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What Octane should I use in my Car?

Posted May 22, 2015

When you pull into a local gas station in Fountain to fill your empty tank, it may be tempting to reach for the fuel with the lowest price tag. After-all, how can one little number be so important? But reaching for the regular grade isn’t always the right choice – consult…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Importance of Timing Belt Replacements

Posted May 3, 2013

Overlooking a simple replacement service can cost you thousands of dollars. A timing belt is a great example. This video will explain the benefits of timing belt replacements and the expensive consequences you could face if your belt should break. Remember, our Fountain automotive mechanics are ready and waiting to…

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