Winter Survival Guide: Snowbank Escape Plan

Posted January 1, 2022

The weather in Fountain can be unpredictable. Last month may have been relatively mild but, on average, Colorado receives 6.6 inches of snow in January. When you head out on the winter roads, you can never be too prepared. The best way to avoid getting stuck is to take it…

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Make Winter Safety a Priority

Posted December 1, 2021

Old Man Winter may be arriving later than normal in El Paso County in 2021 but he’ll be here soon enough. The days are short, the temperatures are getting low and snow will be here shortly. With treacherous road conditions set to become a daily threat this month, here are…

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Windshield Maintenance Tips

Posted November 2, 2021

Given that visibility is essential to safe driving, especially during the winter months, keeping your vehicle’s windshield in good shape is extremely important. By simply taking the time to maintain your windshield’s health, you’re reducing the odds of encountering an accident or driving off the road. Some tips on how…

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Improve Your Gas Mileage This Fall/Winter

Posted October 1, 2021

Winter is right around the corner, and before your car is bombarded with snow, sludge and cold weather, check out these tips to improve your gas mileage and help you save some money at the pump while you navigate the roads in Fountain. 1. The next time you have your…

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Debunking Auto Repair Myths

Posted September 1, 2021

During every exchange with a business – be it a clothing retailer, a grocery store or a bakery – a customer trusts that they are paying for something of value. We are constantly considering what it means to be the customer, because we too are customers. We understand the desire…

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How to Handle a Tire Blowout

Posted August 3, 2021

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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Summertime Car Maintenance

Posted July 5, 2021

Whether you’re about to head up to the mountains, on a lengthy road trip vacation or just around the corner for some ice cream, driving in the summertime can present a set of unique challenges for your vehicle. Intense sunlight, oppressive heat, etc. can take its toll on your car,…

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Tips to Avoid Overheating Engines this Summer

Posted June 1, 2021

At long last – summer is 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…

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Spring Driving Hazards

Posted May 3, 2021

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 season: • Construction. When snow melts, it leaves behind cracks, rocks, and potholes. Spring…

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Coolant Level Maintenance

Posted April 1, 2021

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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