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My Check Engine Light Is On

What’s wrong with my car? There are many reasons your check engine light comes on, some simple to fix, some not so simple. Oxygen sensor malfunction. The oxygen sensor determines the air/fuel mixture that goes into the cylinders for the pistons to push, detonate, and power the engine. The principal of combustion, in this case […]

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Synthetic Motor Oil or Conventional

If you’re not sure what motor oil to use for your car, read on. What does the manufacturer of your vehicle recommend? Check your owner’s manual. This will tell you not only what kind of motor oil is best for your car, but the schedule you should follow for changing the oil and filter, along […]

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Reasons Your Transmission is Overheating

If your transmission is running hot, be aware of possible causes. Most transmission problems are a result of overheating. The reasons for overheating include low fluid levels, leaks, burned, old or ineffective fluid, and problems with the solenoid. You can ensure the long life and efficient performance of your transmission – and your car – by doing some […]

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Here’s Why Your Car is Overheating

Your Car’s Cooling System Doesn’t Work If your car’s cooling system is not in prime running condition, you risk overheating the engine. The main part of the cooling system is the radiator. It keeps the engine from overheating, helping to circulate cooling fluid, regulate its temperature, and prevent engine damage. The radiator, in some circles, […]

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My Car’s Air Conditioning Doesn’t Work

Common Car Air Conditioning Problems Get an AAMCO Colorado Air Conditioning Check Up Come in to one of our locally owned and operated AAMCO Colorado locations for your free AC check up. We’ll inspect hoses, lines, seals and other components for leaks, take temperature readings, make sure your compressor is working properly, and check the […]

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My Transmission Is Slipping

Transmission slipping can be a major problem, especially for automatic transmissions. If your car is showing signs of slipping then you need to get it fixed right away. What can start off as a minor problem can easily turn into a bigger much more expensive fix down the road. Slipping does not necessarily mean that your […]

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SUV Driving Safety Tips

SUV drivers may feel secure in their larger vehicles, but without proper SUV driving etiquette they may be putting themselves and others in danger. 12 percent of all vehicles on U.S. roads today are SUV’s, the SUV has become the poster-child for everything unsafe on the nation’s highways. From blowouts and rollovers to vision blockers […]

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National Car Care Month

Why is April National Car Care Month? In April, as winter comes to an end, it is time to get your car ready for spring driving and summer road trips! National Car Care Month reminds you to take car of any issues that may have occurred or been ignored during winter. Spring driving brings its […]

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Spring Tune-Up

After a long Colorado winter, you’re likely ready to give up your hibernating ways for some adventure and rays. For many Coloradans this means family vacations, trips to the mountains, camping, and weekend road trips. Whatever your style, you’re likely getting ready to hit the road, but are you sure that your vehicle is up […]

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High Mileage Service Recommendations

AAMCO Colorado is here to support you and your aging vehicle. Here is a list of things to look out for, keeping an eye on these components will promote engine longevity and protect your investment. If you have questions on any of these points, be sure to call your Local AAMCO Colorado Technicians. The key to […]

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