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Get Your Car Air Conditioning Repaired For The Summer

Posted June 13, 2017

Summer is here in Colorado, and the days are getting hotter. I had to use my air conditioning this week for the first time and it didn’t work. What should I do? Find a Reputable Car Repair Shop Finding a reputable car repair shop to service your vehicle’s air conditioning…

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Dead Battery or Alternator?

Posted April 25, 2017

When your car won’t start, the battery is often the most likely culprit. Usual suspects include leaving the lights on overnight or an aging, corroded battery. But the alternator could also be the reason your battery has died. The alternator is responsible for powering the electrical components in your vehicle…

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Are We There Yet? Road Trip Advice

Posted March 22, 2017

Spring break is upon us and with just a little bit of planning you can make some lasting memories and return home rested and rejuvenated. Here are a few tips: Get your vehicle checked out. Pay close attention to your maintenance schedule. Check your mileage and see if any of the items…

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How to Spot a Deadly Brake Fluid Leak

Posted February 23, 2017

If you’ve noticed a little fluid on your garage floor, don’t ignore it! A little leak could mean big problems for your vehicle. Brake fluid in its optimal state is a good lubricant that protects everything in the brake system. Most vehicles rely on hydraulic brakes, meaning they rely on…

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Preventing Corrosion from Road Salt

Posted January 19, 2017

Winter roads in Fountain are messy. Between snow, puddles, mud, and road salt, it seems impossible to keep your car clean this time of year. But washing your car is even more important now for one key reason: Preventing Corrosion In order to prevent thick layers of ice from collecting on…

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Winterize your Vehicle!

Posted December 20, 2016

Winter weather means different challenges for your vehicle. While most cars are equipped for all weather conditions, it is a good idea to check a few key systems to make sure your vehicle is ready for winter conditions. Tires. Many drivers install all-weather tires on their vehicles to handle road…

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When do I Need a New Car Battery?

Posted November 23, 2016

Car batteries are one of the most important parts under the hood. It must provide the electricity to start your car and power your accessories. Without a working battery, you’re stuck. But how do you know when it’s time for a new battery? Have one of our certified technician inspect the…

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Check your Antifreeze before Winter

Posted October 25, 2016

As temperatures are dropping across Colorado, it’s clear fall has arrived… with winter not far behind! Before the cold weather hits, make sure your vehicle is up for the challenge by checking your vehicle’s antifreeze. Antifreeze plays a critical role in your engine. It makes sure the fluids in your…

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Rodents Damaging Cars

Posted September 22, 2016

As the weather gets colder in Fountain, we start putting on our fall jackets, sweaters and warm layers. But other creatures are also looking for ways to escape the cold… mice, rats, squirrels, and other rodents look to your vehicle for relief from the cold. When you park your car,…

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Three Fluids to Check this Month

Posted July 20, 2016

Your vehicle has so many moving parts and fluids to keep these parts moving smoothly, it can be hard to keep track of the maintenance for all of them. That’s why our experienced technicians check and track the maintenance schedule for your vehicle – we keep track so you don’t…

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