Is Your Car Making You Sick?

Posted August 14, 2019

Preventative maintenance is not only important for the health of your vehicle, it also affects your health. Dirty air filters can aggravate allergies. Exhaust fumes spread toxins. How else might your car be affecting your health? Fungus from A/C When the weather gets hot, we crank the A/C. But the…

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How to Handle a Tire Blowout

Posted July 16, 2019

Drivers in Colorado encounter many distractions on the road—traffic, cell phones, music, passengers, etc. Even the open road can allow a driver’s mind to wander, especially with all of the great scenery our state has to offer! If you’re distracted when a tire blowout occurs though, your drive can become…

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Top 8 Things to Keep in Your Summer Glovebox

Posted June 19, 2019

Road trip with friends? Weekend at the beach or in the mountains? No matter what your plans are this summer, it’s likely that you’ll spend a lot of it in your car driving from Point A to Point B and back. In addition to your regular year-around car safety must-haves…

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Heat Harms Vehicles

Posted May 24, 2019

Summer is almost here! While the change in seasons means nice weather and vacations, it can also mean a big change for your vehicle. Heat kills cars, which means that giving your vehicle some extra love this summer will mean avoiding expensive repairs that stem from an overheating engine, saving…

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Coolant Level Maintenance

Posted April 22, 2019

As drivers and car owners from coast-to-coast celebrate National Car Care Month in April, here are a few things to consider regarding your vehicle’s coolant (AKA antifreeze) level: • Many people are under the impression that to maintain your cooling system, all that goes into it is flushing it regularly.…

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Spring Driving Hazards

Posted March 19, 2019

Spring has sprung in El Paso County! As we’re enjoying nicer days and daydreaming about road trips, don’t forget that spring driving can sometimes be unpredictable. Watch out for these common hazards on the roads this month: • Construction. When snow melts, it leaves behind cracks, rocks, and potholes. Spring…

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Winter Car Battery Maintenance

Posted February 7, 2019

As we continue to endure a chilly winter here in the Centennial State, you will undoubtedly be contending with a lot of issues as you try and stay warm and safe while faced with a variety of weather-related issues. One of the most common and most frustrating ordeals to contend…

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Exhaust System 101

Posted January 16, 2019

The exhaust system in your vehicle is probably something you don’t think really about – or notice – until something goes wrong. If your engine was 100% efficient, it would combust every ounce of fuel it’s supplied with and turn all of its gas into power. But because no engine…

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Braking in Cold Weather

Posted December 19, 2018

Winter is definitely in full swing here in El Paso County with chilly temperatures on the horizon for the foreseeable future. While the frigid weather and various forms of precipitation that tend to proliferate along the Front Range at this time of year present rather obvious challenges to your vehicle,…

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Spark Plug FAQ

Posted November 21, 2018

Spark plugs are a small part of a vehicle that most drivers don’t think about… until something goes wrong. The manufacturer’s maintenance schedule that comes with your vehicle includes regular spark plug replacement. Unless you know to look for it, you may want to rely on the advice of a…

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