Air Conditioner Inspection

Air Conditioner Inspection – Recommended once a year, before the start of summer, particularly if your system doesn’t seem cold enough. Service Includes: Check system pressures; Inspect air conditioner condenser & radiator cooling fan operation; Inspect all air conditioner components for wear, leaks & proper operation; Evacuate & recharge system if needed. (Application of leak…

Motor Vac Fuel Induction Service

Motor Vac Fuel Induction Service – Recommended every 50,000 miles Service Includes: Perform motor vac and engine de-carbon service using specially formulated chemicals and equipment. Clean fuel injectors, throttle housing, air intake plenum, fuel rails, valves and combustion chambers. This service removes combustion chamber deposits and corrects the balance of fuel and air in the…

Driveline Service

Driveline Service – Usually recommended every 30,000 to 50,000 miles/12,000 to 15,000 miles for some all-wheel and four-wheel drive vehicles (check manufacturer’s recommendation) Service Includes: Remove and replace old worn-out lubricant from manual transmissions, front and rear differentials, transaxles, and transfer cases. Install gear oil or the additive package required for vehicle application. Why: Heat,…

Suspension and Steering Service

Suspension / Steering Service – Inspection recommended once a year Service Includes: Complete inspection, including shock absorbers, struts and springs. Why: As steering and suspension components wear, your vehicle’s ride and handling suffers, which can result in accelerated tire wear. This routine inspection identifies worn components before the problems compound. We offer a complete line…

Factory Recommended Major Service Maintenance

It’s common knowledge that car and truck manufacturers have recommended (and in some cases required) maintenance services for the vehicles they make. But what isn’t as commonly known is that owners aren’t required to bring their vehicles into the dealer in order to honor these recommendations. Both recommended and required maintenance services can be performed…

Sustainable Car Maintenance

Making simple changes to the way you drive and maintain your vehicle can lessen your car’s impact on the environment. Choosing a mechanic dedicated to can make a real difference as well. Here are 10 tips towards a more eco-friendly car: Maintenance Keeping your vehicle running at peak performance will reduce emissions, increase performance, extend…

Winter Driving Tips

Ice and Snow, Take It Slow Winter driving conditions make for slower acceleration, slower steering, and slower braking. Give yourself extra time to reach your destination safely. It is not worth putting yourself and others in a dangerous situation just to save time. Drive with your headlights on. Use your low beam headlights in bad…

Do You Need Snow Tires

Every winter, Colorado drivers consider whether to put snow tires on their car. In winter driving conditions (snow, slush or ice on the road) properly inflated snow tires in good condition, provide optimal safety and performance. The dilemma for Front Range drivers is that for the majority of our winter days, the roads are dry…

Take Care of Your Tires

There are three reasons why you should regularly inspect and care for your tires: Safety Improved gas mileage Increase the life of your tires We recommend you inspect your tires once a month. It should not take you more than twenty minutes. You Will Need Tire Pressure Gauge: Find a tire gauge you like and…

Gifts for Cars

Unless you are an avid car lover you may overlook the fact that there are several gifts to be used in your car that make useful, much appreciated presents. Here are some of our favorite ideas: Unless you are an avid car lover GPS Navigation Systems Portable GPS navigation systems are extremely popular and come…

Going Green With Your Car

Most of us are interested in making environmentally friendly choices and that includes our cars. Short of going out and purchasing a hybrid or alternative fuel car, there are several things you can do to go green without having to replace your current car. These include improving your fuel economy, selecting automotive repair businesses that…

Great Apps For Cars

There are many useful apps for cars. You can find the least expensive gas, keep all yourcar maintenance records, monitor fuel economy, remember where you parked your car,watch your engine performance, find places to park, and keep track of the time left on your parking meter all from your phone. Here are some of the…

Motor Oil 101

Motor Oil 101 One of the most important things you can do to help your car last a good, long time is regularly change the oil. Motor oil does three things: Lubricates the moving parts of your engine. Cools the engine by conducting heat away from the moving parts. Prevents engine corrosion by holding the…