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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.

Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

Winter Is Here in Colorado Do you need winter tires? It’s the time of year in Colorado when many drivers are wondering if they need to invest in a set of winter tires or if all-season tires are enough to stay safe on the roads this winter. Choosing the tires...

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Tips on Getting Your Car Unstuck from Snow

Do you know what to do if you get stuck in the snow? Winter is here in Colorado, and while the fresh powder is great for the ski slopes, it can be a nightmare to drive in. If you have to leave the house, do you know how to get your car get unstuck from the snow? Even...

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2WD, 4WD or AWD?

What’s the difference between drivetrains? Whether you are in the market for a new car or not, you’ve certainly heard the terms two-wheel drive, four-wheel drive, and all-wheel drive. Shopping for a new car can be confusing and overwhelming. Knowing the basics of each...

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What is Transmission Fluid?

Transmission fluid helps to keep the moving parts inside your car’s transmission moving smoothly. Transmission fluid helps to keep metal parts inside your gearbox from grinding down. This fluid will also help to keep the different parts of your transmission cool....

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Winterize Your Muffler & Exhaust System

Winter Driving Can Be Hazardous Don’t be foolish driving around this winter unprepared. Don’t forget to winterize your muffler and exhaust system properly. Your vehicle’s exhaust system and muffler are a critical component of proper car function. You need...

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How Do I Winterize My Car?

Temperatures are dropping – especially here in Colorado where winter is getting into full swing. Winter can be one of the most challenging times to drive safely. Know how to prepare your car for winter conditions…

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My Transmission is Slipping

Here’s Why Your Transmission is Slipping The way to tell if your transmission is slipping is easy. Does your car drive in a certain gear, then suddenly change gears for no reason? Your car might feel under-powered and struggle while accelerating. Do you hear a...

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Signs of a Failing Alternator

Your car’s alternator is a workhorse. What does an alternator do? When your engine is running, the alternator charges the battery and supplies power for the vehicle’s electrical systems. There are a lot of electrical accessories and systems in your car,...

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