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Oil Change Factoids

Posted April 1, 2020

Changing your vehicle’s oil is one of the most basic services your can have performed and also one of the most important. Here are a few oil change factoids to consider during National Car Care Month: • Many people overlook checking the oil level in their car and just think…

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Tire Maintenance Tips

Posted March 1, 2020

When it comes to vehicle safety, tires are at or near the top of the Importance List. What many car owners don’t realize however, is that tires require regular maintenance in order to maintain their integrity and keep your vehicle safely on the road. Here are a few quick tire…

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Ignition System Failure Warning Signs

Posted February 1, 2020

In order to ignite fuel and turn the motor over, gas-powered vehicles are reliant upon an effective ignition system. If the ignition process doesn’t go smoothly or isn’t functioning properly, your vehicle won’t be able to operate correctly and may fail its next emission test. The vast majority of modern…

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Winter Survival Guide: Snowbank Escape Plan

Posted January 4, 2020

The weather in Fountain can be unpredictable. 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 slow – be careful, drive slow, and pay…

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Make Winter Safety a Priority

Posted December 4, 2019

Old Man Winter has definitely arrived in El Paso County. The days are short, the temperatures are low and the snow banks are high. With treacherous road conditions now a daily threat, here are a few things you should have in your vehicle at all times during the next few…

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Windshield Maintenance Tips

Posted November 8, 2019

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 23, 2019

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 24, 2019

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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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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