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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