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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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The Importance of Wheel Alignment

Posted March 2, 2021

The everyday driver has no idea what kind of obstacles they may encounter along the way, which is why it’s imperative that their vehicle’s wheels are properly in-line. Wheel alignment is extremely important when it comes to how your car handles the road. Suspension is what connects your vehicle to…

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Winter Car Battery Maintenance

Posted February 2, 2021

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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Steering Wheel Shakes

Posted January 1, 2021

In an ideal world, when you hit the road in your vehicle the surface you’re driving on is even and smooth and you cruise along without any issues whatsoever. Unfortunately, roads are rarely perfectly smooth and even when they are, you can still have issues with steering and navigating the…

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Braking in Cold Weather

Posted December 2, 2020

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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Knowing When You Need Auto Repair Services

Posted November 2, 2020

Sometimes it’s obvious when you need auto repair services. You’re driving down the highway and your vehicle’s engine sputters and stalls. Or you’re out doing your grocery shopping and you put your key the ignition, only to hear a weird grinding or clicking sound. Yet at other times, you may…

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Replacing your Timing Belt

Posted October 17, 2020

Your engine is a finely-tuned machine, with belts and hoses keeping moving parts synchronized and lubricated and orchestrated to make sure you go when you press the accelerator and stop when you hit the brakes. What’s perhaps most amazing is that there’s one part that is in charge of keeping…

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Visibility in the Fall

Posted September 6, 2020

The temperatures are starting to get lower and the sunsets are getting earlier which means autumn will soon be upon us here in Fountain! During this time of year, visibility becomes more and more important to ensure the safety of your family vehicle. Take these three steps to improve your…

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Exhaust System 101

Posted August 3, 2020

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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Extend the Life of Your Tires

Posted July 13, 2020

Tires looking worn? Pick up a penny! How can you tell if your tires are worn-in or on-borrowed-time? The official recommendation is to replace a tire when its tread is worn to a level of 2/32 of an inch. Okay, great. Now – how best to get a measuring tape…

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