Independent Auto Care Blog

Within the pages of our auto service blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to Auto Repair and Maintenance.

New belts and hoses for your automobile

Have your hoses survived the Colorado winter?

Our harsh winter weather is not kind to perishable and flexible items such as the hoses in your vehicle. So, as we hope spring may soon be approaching, this is a good time to check them out for potential trouble. With freezing and thawing a key part of our weather at this time of year,…
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Signs your car needs a tune-up

Whether your vehicle is brand new or an old classic, if you drive it long enough, it will eventually require a tune-up. A car tune-up entails preventive maintenance on your vehicle to ensure it functions properly. It involves replacing filters, wires, spark plugs, and any other worn-out parts. Here are some signs that indicate your…
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The benefits of proper auto maintenance

Three possible fuel injector problems

These electronically controlled valves work to deliver the precise amount of gasoline for the combustion process. Occasionally, there are problems; here are three of the most common to watch out for… Clogging – caused by factors such as rust, dust or accumulated debris Dirt – crusty gunk often caused by a residue left behind by…
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The importance of a car tune-up

A car tune-up is a preventive maintenance measure that ensures your car functions correctly and lasts for as long as possible. During a tune-up, your mechanic can detect minor problems before they turn to bigger problems that can cost you more money. Here are some benefits of a tune-up for your vehicle: It reduces the…
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Tire maintenance in colorado

You’re out of line!

A line heard in many movies, usually when a maverick hero tries a new tactic. However, with your car, being out of alignment is less fun than that. As well as causing steering problems, this situation can also greatly reduce the effective life of your tires. If your tires are showing uneven patterns of wear…
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Mini auto repair

Three unique facts about MINI Coopers

Though the MINI has only been popular in the US for two decades, it holds a unique place in automotive history, as these facts below demonstrate: MINIs were designed in 1959 by engineer Alec Issigonis to counter Britain’s rising gasoline prices. Issigonis was later knighted by the Queen for his work on the economical car.…
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5 key aspects of your Mini Cooper that need servicing

A Mini Cooper is a fantastic car that saves on fuel due to its compact size and is also quite easy to handle. However, the vehicle requires maximum care and maintenance to ensure its enhanced functionality. Here are some areas that may require regular servicing if you own a Mini Cooper: Transmission fluid and filter…
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Why you shouldn’t put off bringing your car in for repair work

If you hesitate to bring in your car for an auto repair in Parker, you may be in for some trouble. Typically, the longer you wait to bring your car in for work, the worse a problem becomes. For instance, your Acura engine light could go off. Although your vehicle might work, waiting to bring…
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Tips to winterizing your Honda vehicle

During the holidays, it is difficult to remember to winterize your Honda, since you are occupied with family events and celebrations. However, if your car isn’t ready for a winter ride, driving it can be treacherous and dangerous. Thus, winterizing your vehicle is vital to having a safe and sound drive in snow. Here are…
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Regular maintenance to your car can prevent a break down

Keeping in tune this Christmas

We don’t actually mean when signing carols – although, if you can, that’s great for all those around you! We’re talking about your car; it’s likely to be busy at this time of year ferrying relatives and visiting friends. Here are some signs that a tune-up would be a worthwhile action… The engine is stalling…
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car electrical and battery service

Does your car need a battery for Christmas?

Not exactly a gift for your vehicle – but it can certainly help so that you are good to go throughout the busy festive season! Our winters aren’t great friends to batteries, and they traditionally need replacing at least every four or five years. If your Acura, Honda, BMW or Mini Cooper is taking ever…
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Winter maintenance for your car

Things that should get checked during a car’s first servicing

Servicing your vehicle ensures that it remains durable and functional for a long time. As a new car owner, there are a few things that you should ensure are checked before you embark on driving. These include: The car should be inspected to ensure each part of the vehicle is functioning appropriately. Shock absorbers: faulty…
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