2017 Gifts For Cars

Want more suggestions? Visit 2014 Gifts for Cars, 2015 Gifts For Cars, and 2016 Gifts For Cars.  Our 2017 Gifts for Cars guide is here. This year the focus is on handy, well-reviewed, inexpensive products that make driving easier, safer and more fun. One great phone charger The Aukey phone charger has 2 ports, fits flush into the cigarette lighter slot…

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Brake Maintenance And Tips For Colorado Drivers

We know how much you all like heading up into the mountains based on how often we perform brake maintenance and change out brake pads at the shop! It’s a simple fact of Colorado life that brakes need more attention because they get a lot more use. 6 Top Brake Issues Brake warning lights. NEVER ignore…

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2016 Gifts For Cars

Need more ideas? Here are our  2014 Gifts For Cars, 2015 Gifts For Cars and 2017 Gifts For Cars guides. Welcome to the Pellman’s 2016 gifts for cars guide. We’ve found some wonderful, new useful items at a variety of price points. Let’s get shopping! Night time driving glasses cut glare from oncoming headlights, improve visibility and ease eye…

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ExpressToll Transponder, ExpressToll Switchable Transponder, EZPass: What’s The Difference?

ExpressToll transponder, switchable transponder, EZPass. Yes, it’s confusing! Here’s what you need to know: ExpressToll transponders and switchable transponders are money saving options for using Express lanes along the Front Range and I-70 corridor. Drivers with either of these transponders have an account with ExpressToll  and receive a discounted rate. Drivers without transponders are billed…

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What You Should Know About Colorado’s New Restriction Codes To The Chain Law

Effective immediately, Colorado has adopted new restriction codes to the chain law for passenger vehicles, SUVs and small trucks when winter weather causes severe driving conditions. When CDOT (Colorado Department Of Transportation) determines conditions are adverse they may enforce  a “Code 15” or “Code 16” restriction. Cars on the road during Code 15 restrictions must have…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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