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  • How Important are Oil Changes?

    Friday 08 April 2016

    Preventative maintenance is essential to keep your vehicle running in great condition. Nothing will shorten an engine’s life faster than missed oil changes. Don’t know how long you should wait until you change your oil? Check your car’s owner’s manual for the mileage intervals and learn what type of oil you should use. Denver car care starts and ends with maintaining the essential functions of your vehicle. The main function of oil within your car’s engine is to cut down on friction an... read more

  • How Do I Know When to Replace my Shocks?

    Wednesday 30 March 2016

    Shocks are a very important part in the suspension of your vehicle for absorbing bumps in the road. A good way to tell if they need to be replaced is if you notice your car frequently bottoming out when going over railroad tracks, speed bumps, or dips in the road. If your car also continues to bounce after it hits a bump, it an indication of worn out shocks. It’s not always easy to realize your shocks are wearing out because it tends to happen gradually. One way to test if... read more

  • 3 Car Fluids that Require Regular Flushes

    Thursday 17 March 2016

    Transmission Fluid Transmissions have a lot of moving parts and mechanisms and in order to perform effectively, it’s imperative they have proper lubrication. This comes from your car’s transmission fluid. When it cycles through your engine, it creates waste and thickens. A variety of problems with your car can arise once this occurs. A transmission fluid flush removes this “sludge” and cleans the whole transmission of contaminates. Power Steering Fluid Did y... read more

  • Wash Your Car: Advice from the Lowry Car Wash Experts

    Saturday 05 March 2016

    Did you know that dirt and grime that builds up on your car when driving actually slowly chips away at your vehicle’s paint? Colorado winters are especially rough on your car’s exterior. The salt that melts the ice on the road can also quickly deteriorate your car’s paint as well, exposing the sheet metal. When the sheet metal is exposed, your car is in danger of rusting and can be expensive to eradicate. Here is a list of benefits for maintaining a regular schedule for washing your car... read more

  • The Importance of Regular Tire Rotations

    Sunday 21 February 2016

    When it comes to preventative maintenance for your vehicle, one of the best things you can do is rotate your tires. Rotating your tires actually means moving tires from one wheel to another. Tires wear differently when on different areas of your vehicle. Front tires tend to wear on the outside edges while rear tires wear more evenly since they follow the front tires. If you own a front-wheel drive vehicle, the front tires wear quite a bit since they are used for steering and power. With wea... read more