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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.

All About Car Clutches

Drive a manual? Then you’re familiar with the clutch. If you are familiar with driving a manual transmission car then you know that your car has a clutch – that third pedal on the far left that you need to press when making a gear change. But do you know how...

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Your Guide to Alternative Car Fuel Options

Car Technology is Rapidly Changing In a world where the temperatures and gas prices are steadily rising many companies are innovating different ways to power vehicles than traditional gas and diesel fuels. Both consumers and government agencies are putting increased...

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Automatic Transmission & CVT – Which Is Right for Me?

Which transmission do you want? When you are choosing a car to buy an important thing to consider is what type of transmission you want. Traditionally the choice was between an automatic transmission and a manual transmission. However, recently a third option has come...

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Top 5 Colorado Road Trip Destinations for Spring

It’s time to plan your spring road trip. Spring is in the air here in Colorado – and what better way to celebrate the season than to plan a spring road trip. If you’ve never visited some of these beautiful and iconic destinations, there is no better time. Here are our...

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Your Spring Car Maintenance Checklist

Spring Is In The Air It’s starting to feel like spring in the air here in the Colorado Front Range. While it’s always good to stay prepared for that late-season winter storm – it’s also not too early to start planning for spring car care. Winter can be tough on...

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What Happens If I Run Out of Transmission Fluid?

First – What is Transmission Fluid? Transmission fluid keeps the gears of your transmission moving smoothly. Most people are familiar with engine oil – after all, oil changes are a frequent part of car maintenance. Transmission fluid is a little less known –...

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Why Is My Rear Defroster Not Working?

Your car’s defroster is also known as a defogger. Your defrosters are a system that helps to clear condensation and frost from your front and back windshields. Since some weather conditions can cause rapid fogging of your car’s glad, defrosters are a safety feature by...

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What Happens if You Put the Wrong Fuel in Your Car?

Ever wondered what happens if you use the wrong gas in your car? While you may be saying, “I’d never do that!” – this is something that does happen on a pretty regular basis to many drivers, whether it is a case of not knowing what the right fuel is or just a slip of...

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Ways to Be a Safer Driver in 2018

Every time you get behind the wheel of your car you are operating a piece of heavy machinery with the potential to cause great harm to yourself and those around you. Since you cannot control the actions of others on the road, you need to be able to trust your own...

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