1. Choosing the Right Kind of Oil for Your Car

    Cars need oil. That’s a fact that’s hard to ignore! But, what kind of oil is best for your car? How can you decide what type of oil to put in your car? Using the best kind of oil for your car is key to making sure that your car runs smoothly, and using the wrong kind of oil can have the opposite…Read More

  2. Before You Hit the Road: Maintenance You Can’t Miss

    Whether you're headed a few hours away to spend a week in the mountains, or on a week-long road trip along the West coast, there's a lot to think about. Did you remember the bug spray? How about car activities for the little ones? Do you need to book campsites along the way, or are you getting a hot…Read More

  3. Major Suzuki Recall

    Suzuki is recalling two million vehicles throughout the world due to ignition problems. The Chevrolet Cruze is part of this recall too, since Suzuki builds the Cruze cars for GM. The issue at hand is that the ignition in any of these cars could start to smoke, so that’s a very good reason to pay a…Read More

  4. Car and Truck Sales Climb in January

    In the U.S., all major car manufacturers saw an increase in car and truck sales -- up 13.7% from 2014. What are Americans buying, and why are car sales so high? Here’s a closer look. What’s Popular According to manufacturer reports, Americans purchased 20% more pickups and SUVs over any other ki…Read More

  5. Are You Sure You’re Buying a Foreign Car?

    If you think that you’re buying a foreign car, you may be surprised to learn that many “foreign” cars are actually made here in the US. These cars are some of the best, but it’s interesting to learn that what you think you’re buying, you’re actually not buying, right? Take a look at thes…Read More

  6. Looking to Finance Your Car? Do it Now.

    A new report in Time Magazine suggests that the best time to finance a car is right now. In the US, financing a car has never been so affordable, but that might change if you wait too long. According to the article, the cost of borrowing will skyrocket by the same time next year. The Cost of Owning …Read More

  7. Is Your Car Under Threat From Hackers?

    Gone are the days of cars with simple engines and motors. While they still exist and can be purchased used, today's new cars come complete with computers, delicate sensors, and a level of connectivity to various networks and even Wi-Fi that rivals your home. You might have learned of the complexity …Read More

  8. Quick Child Safety Car Tips

    Have you ever noticed how many “Baby On Board!” stickers there are on cars these days? That’s largely because parents often worry about road safety when transporting a child of any age. It’s one thing to drive yourself around, but it’s another thing to make sure that any child you are driv…Read More

  9. Exterior Car Care Guide

    Your auto technician in Fort Collins will take very good care of your maintenance and repair needs when it comes to your vehicle. This includes any mechanical issues, body damage, and quality routine care like an oil change or battery check. One item you, as the car owner, can easily address yoursel…Read More

  10. Why Mechanics No Longer Do Automotive Tune Ups

    Mechanics in Fort Collins don’t do tune ups anymore because modern cars are so computerized, that the many adjustments and tweaks that comprised the majority of an auto tune up are simply not necessary. Valves don’t need adjusting, ignition timing on modern cars is regulated and controlled by yo…Read More

  11. Common Brake Problems And A Guide To Brake Repair

    Your Fort Collins Auto Repair shop will service quite a few vehicles that need brake repair. Most cars use disc brakes, and they are not a terribly complex system. They are composed of a brake fluid filled hydraulic system, a set of padded clamps known as calipers, and a disc known as the rotor. Add…Read More

  12. Fort Collins Automotive Mistakes To Avoid

    Treat your car with car, and it can last a very long time, up to 200,000 miles. Also, a well and properly maintained car will perform better, experience less mechanical breakdown and failure, and cost the owner much less in upkeep. If you want to keep your car running efficiently and well, there are…Read More