Monthly Archives: May 2015

Four Wheel Drive Tips

Four Wheel Drive Tips

As we enter the snowiest month for us in Denver, it’s good to remember these tips when driving your four-wheel drive vehicle. Four-wheel drive gives you more confidence for driving on the snow and helps get you moving but it doesn’t help you with extra traction for braking and steering. No car can stop on black ice, so it is always best to slow down when the temperature drops. It’s best to know your options. Four-high, for example, allows you to travel at normal speeds while driving on snow or ice, whereas four-low is designed for lower speeds, such as driving in deep, wet snow. Do you keep forgetting to switch into four-wheel drive? Setting your four-wheel drive to its automatic setting, if equipped, allows you to set it and forget it. If your vehicle can maintain traction with two-wheel drive, it will and can make the change quickly on its own. Driving on dry roads with four-wheel drive can damage your drivetrain and lead to costly repairs, so try to limit this ... read more

Don't Choke!

Don't Choke!

Are you choking your system? When was the last time you thought about your filters? Replacing your filters at the correct time can be invaluable to you and your car’s health. Clogged filters are responsible for a lot of unnecessary money spent at the pump and replacing your car’s parts. Fuel Filter Replacing your fuel filter allows the injectors to be protected from any debris that can clog or damage them. A new fuel filter has less restriction, keeping the fuel pump working with ease. Not replacing your fuel filter will eventually damage your fuel pump. Air Filter It is easy to see the impact of a clean air filter on your fuel economy. A clogged filter will result in your engine using more fuel and strain the engine. The air filter needs to have enough flowing air to create the power that we love in our cars. Cabin Air Filters Got allergies? Your cabin air filter stops dust and other contaminants from entering you and your passenger’s noses. The air ... read more

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