Fort Collins and Longmont Auto Repair

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Fort Collins - Webster
Fort Collins - Riverside
Longmont - 20th Ave

Yearly Archives: 2021

Do Tires Need to Be Inflated in Cold Weather?

Do Tires Need to Be Inflated in Cold Weather?

There are many things that can lead to driving dangerously. When you're driving you to want to do everything in your power to ensure that you're driving as safe as you possibly can. One thing that many don't consider when it comes to safe driving is tire pressure, especially during cold weather. You want to guarantee that your tire pressure is always right for cold weather. Here are some details on how cold weather can affect your tires and what you need to do! When you're experiencing cold weather, it's good to know what will happen to your tires. When the temperature has dropped the pressure in your tires is affected. This is due to the molecules in the air moving slower and coming closer together. Your tires may lose 1-2 pounds per square inch (PSI) for every ten degrees of change in weather when the temperature drops. When you notice this happening, you don't want to ignore it. A slight decrease in your tire pressure may be difficult to notice, but it can ... read more

Why Does My Car Burn Oil?

Why Does My Car Burn Oil?

If you think that your vehicle is burning through oil, it could be a few different issues. All vehicles burn through oil at least a little bit. But if you feel like you need to replace the oil ever other day, this can be a big problem and you need a good mechanic right away. There are a number of reasons why your vehicle is burning through oil. And all of them are signs that your vehicle is not working the proper way. It is also possible for the vehicle to burn oil both internally and externally. If you notice that the vehicle is burning oil, especially if you think that the oil is being burned internally, then you need to visit your mechanic right away. While you can refill the oil on your own, when the vehicle runs through it too quickly, this is a bad sign. The more that this oil is burnt up in the combustion chambers, the more damage the engine will encounter. Before visiting a mechanic, it is important to know how much oil the engine is burning through. You need to be on the ba ... read more

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