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Winter Driving Safety Tips – Infographic

Colorado weather is unpredictable! Colorado winters can be deceiving, and though it might seem like spring, or that the snow has gone and summer is coming, the snowiest months in Colorado are usually March and April. Be prepared if you’re taking a road trip!  Schedule an appointment today or call your Local AAMCO Colorado Location for a […]

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Signs Your Alternator is Going Bad

5 things to look out for when you are having electrical problems Your vehicle has many components that make it operational. One of these components is known as your alternator. The alternator is responsible for the electrical system within your vehicle. It takes an immense amount of power to not only start, but keep your […]

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Things That Damage Your Transmission

Automatic transmissions are tough, but they can be damaged. Transmissions have always been complex systems, and they get more sophisticated every year. Even though they are made of metal, wrapped in metal, and capable of moving tons of metal, they can be damaged if mistreated. Cars with automatic transmissions in particular are susceptible to damage […]

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Buying a Used Car? Get a Pre-Purchase Inspection

AAMCO Colorado Transmission and Automotive Repair Pre Purchase Inspection: 5 Steps to follow when making a used car purchase. Don’t get a lemon! Here at AAMCO Colorado we understand the headaches that can be involved when finding the right used car. Don’t make the mistake of rushing into a deal with a shady character. It’s better […]

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Change Your Transmission Filter

What is a transmission filter for? A transmission filter prevents dirt and debris from getting into the gears and other parts of the transmission system. It is positioned above the transmission pan, which collects excess fluid, and below the pickup tube that connects to the oil pump, which regulates the pressure of fluid in the […]

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Car Maintenance New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions and Best Intentions The new year has rung in around the world, and so have billions of resolutions. Some – or many – have already been broken. If you’re like many people, car care might not always be your number one priority. You know how important it is, but you’re busy, things […]

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My Car is Hard to Steer

Power Steering Trouble Signs If you have ever driven a car without power steering, you know the extra effort required to make it go in the direction you want. The job of power steering is to make steering and turning your car easier. It uses a hydraulic system of fluid pressure involving a pump and […]

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Evolution of the Transmission

Transmissions Then and Now When cars were invented they were new and mechanically simple, but complex for their time. From the beginning, transmissions have always been the most complex components of a car. This video really makes a point about just how complicated transmissions are – and with all the new technology these days, there […]

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Basics of a Car’s Electrical System

Have You Checked Your Car’s Electrical System Lately? At AAMCO Colorado we take great care to keep you informed about your car and all its systems, as well as keep your car on the road with scheduled maintenance services and repairs, including full transmission repairs and rebuilds. Oftentimes the electrical system in your car is […]

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What to Do If Your Car Fails Emissions

Your Car Failed Emissions Testing At AAMCO Colorado we take great care to keep you informed about your car and all its systems, as well as keep your car on the road with scheduled maintenance services and repairs, including full transmission repairs and rebuilds. We handle exhaust systems, too, so if you fail your Colorado […]

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