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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.

What Are Spark Plugs?

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Spark Plugs Spark plugs produce a tiny but powerful spark of electricity that combusts the fuel and air combination within your engine to start your car.  When you start your car you are sending electric currents through a...

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Why Is My Transmission Fluid Leaking?

4 Reasons Why Your Transmission Fluid is Leaking Many things can go wrong with your vehicle at any given time. One of those is leaking transmission fluid, which can slowly turn into a bigger problem if it’s not taken care of right away. If you notice any sort of leak...

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All About Your Timing Belt and Timing Chain

What is a Timing Belt and How Does it Work? Within most internal combustion engines lies the infamous timing belt or chain. Think of them as a shift supervisor of a manufacturing business- their purpose to keep everything synced to ensure that the overall operation...

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4 Beautiful Car & SUV Friendly 4×4 Trails Near Denver

Picturesque Off Road Trails You Can Do with an SUV or CarNot all offroad trails require a serious offroading vehicle.  If you're looking for something you can do with a regular car or basic SUV, this list is for you.  These days in out here in Colorado most hiking...

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AAMCO 800 Pieces Commercial – Transmission Services

Your Car's Transmission is Made from 800 Different Parts Did you know that a car's transmission is made up of over 800 different parts? That means every time we provide a transmission service or transmission repair, our experts need to know how each of these parts...

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Top 6 Reasons Cars Breakdown

What Are The Most Common Reasons for A Car Breakdown? Many breakdowns can be easy to avoid. Many breakdowns can be easy to avoid. A breakdown can be a stressful experience – and no matter how old or new the car, every car can be susceptible to a breakdown under the...

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Why Will My Car Only Go In Reverse and Not Forward?

Is Your Car not Moving When in Drive? If your car is only moving when in reverse, then there is undoubtedly something wrong with your transmission or another component that affects its operation.  While your vehicle is inoperable, take some time to learn about the...

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How to Keep Your Car Cool in the Summertime

Learn to Beat the Heat This Summer by Keeping Your Car Cool Here in Colorado, the summer heat can be quite intense.  When you combine our high average number of sunny days per year with the altitude our summers can be quite hot.  Beating the heat is an...

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How to Protect Your Car During Hail Season

How Hailstorms Can Damage Your Vehicle Hailstorms are very common here in Colorado.  Our front range is located in Hail Valley, a part of the country known to be hit by numerous hail storms throughout the season.  In 2017 there were over 6000 hail storms across the...

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