Month: January 2013

Power Steering Service

For most of us, it is hard to remember life without power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels was quite the workout.  Now with Power Steering standard in all vehicles, we have to go to the gym to...
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Your browser does not support video The push for fuel economy has two benefits: using less gas, and fewer emissions. Boulder cars and trucks run cleaner than ever. Boulder people may not realize that the first federally mandated pollution control...
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Exhaust Service

Whenever we talk about exhaust service, most people normally think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated in 1976 and on-board emission control computers in...
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Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You’ve gotta have good brakes. If you’ve got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.” That’s why a regular brake inspection is on every Boulder car’s maintenance schedule. An inspection at...
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Engine Air Filter From John’s Auto Care

You may have found yourself in the following situation: You go to get your oil changed and the service adviser at John's Auto Care recommends you get a new engine air filter. You say yes, but because you didn't know...
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Boulder Customer Detective Work

One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at John's Auto Care in Boulder CO is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed. Cars are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There...
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So you’ve bought a used car in the Boulder area. How do you know what you’re getting? It is hard to know what you’re getting because people in the Boulder area sell cars for different reasons. Think about why you’ve...
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PCV Valve Replacement

The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase is where your engine oil hangs out. These gases...
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Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

We would like to give you an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, cars are becoming more sophisticated everyday - and fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more specialized at...
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