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Your transmission and total car care knowledge center. AAMCO Colorado has answers to your auto repair & maintenance questions, tips, advice, and stories from seasoned expert mechanics, industry experts, and auto enthusiasts.

Fuel-Efficient Driving Tips

We Know Gas Isn't Cheap... Over the course of your vehicle’s life, gasoline will be one of the largest expenses you face. One way to curb your spending (no pun intended) is to adjust your driving habits so that you’re more conscious of how much fuel you may be using....

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Don’t Try It At Home Repairs

Here Are 8 Car Maintenance Items You Should Always Leave to the ProfessionalsWith the right tools and Google'd instructions, would-be mechanics can accomplish just about anything in their garage. Some jobs, however, require precision, expensive tools, or extensive...

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Choosing The Best Engine Oil For Winter

Keeping Your Car's Heart Healthy With The Right Engine OilHaving the wrong motor oil can flow too slowly or not at all if it gets too cold. This can lead to serious problems with your engine and will take a toll. The engine oil is the lifeblood to your car's heart,...

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Testing Your Car’s Battery At Home

When You Start Your Car, Silence Can Be Horrifying To Hear It's essential to act immediately if you suspect your car battery is losing power. An obvious sign is if you have needed to jump your battery more often. There are a few other warning signs of a dying battery...

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The Value of a Pre Purchase Inspection

About to Buy a Used Car? Usually, buying a used car can be an exciting experience. It can be fun to shop around, look at options you’ve not considered, and schedule test drives at dealerships all around town. But ultimately you are preparing to invest in your...

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Help! My Car Makes A Whining Noise When Accelerating

What's That Screeching Sound? Do you cringe when you start up your car because you just know you are going to hear that screeching or whining sound? Many car noises can creep up on you, it can be hard to pin point when we start hearing them, but hearing a strange...

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Best Places for Viewing Beautiful Aspens this Fall

At AAMCO Colorado, we fully understand that you expect your vehicle to get you where you need to be. If you intend to take any long distance trips this fall in your vehicle, be sure to take the necessary precautions to ensure your vehicle is ready for the haul. If you...

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There Is Something Leaking From My Car

What's That Fluid? There comes a time in every car owner’s life where they get to play the exciting game of ‘What is this Fluid?’ It isn’t necessarily a fun game, but it can be fun to find out your car is perfectly fine. Every so often, you’ll notice that the fluid...

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Why Is My Car Using So Much Oil

Oil - Important for Your Car's Basic Functions Motor oil has a very important role to play when it comes to your car working properly. Oil is a lubricant used in combustion engines to prevent excessive wear, keep components clean, and to keep the engine cool. When...

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Tips For Colorado Mountain Driving

Driving in the Mountains Colorado is a popular travel destination, particularly in the fall and winter months. People enjoy taking their families on trips to the mountains to watch the leaves change, to grab a peaceful hike, or to head out for a great ski adventure....

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