Monthly Archives: May 2017

Essential Items to Not Overlook in Denver Car Repair

Essential Items to Not Overlook in Denver Car Repair

Regular routine maintenance on vehicles not only prevents costly future repair but also lengthens the life of your car. Most individuals are aware of common services like oil changes, brake checks and tire replacement but some other areas need just as much attention. A Denver auto repair shop will help to keep your vehicle running efficiently and effectively for years. Performing quality control checks on other areas of an automobile will also help to increase the safety and performance of your car or truck. Outside of the engine and computer systems that now monitor everything from air bag initiation to tire pressure, a few components need regular special attention. Checking to ensure the quality and functionality of the following, often overlooked, aspects of your vehicle will benefit both car and driver. Headlights Both cleanliness and functionality are important when ... read more

Denver Auto Repair Analysis on Start/Stop Technology

Denver Auto Repair Analysis on Start/Stop Technology

The automobile industry is continually being asked to help manage emissions while increasing fuel economy. One of the now prominent features implemented on vehicles in an effort to accomplish both aspects is start/stop engine technology. Mancinelli’s, a Denver auto repair shop can answer questions and is equipped to assist with any arising problems concerning the relatively new technology. When operating on automatic transmissions, start/stop technology completely shuts down the engine once the automobile has come to a stop and the brake is continuously applied. Once lifted, the engine restarts helping to reduce exhaust while increasing fuel economy. Fiat and Volkswagen were the first car manufacturers to use this technology but since most other companies have come on board. Ford and General Motors have more recently been placing the systems in specific automobiles from ... read more

Stay Cool This Summer with Denver Auto Repair

Stay Cool This Summer with Denver Auto Repair

While it can be obviously cold during winter, the upcoming summer months (June, July and August) average highs over 80-degrees in our beautiful city, meaning a visit to your local Denver auto repair shop for an air-conditioning check is in order. Prior to being stuck in the heat get your vehicle tuned up today. Enjoy Outdoor Events with a Cool Place Imagine enjoying a bright, hot, sunny day at the park, loading up the family in the car, cranking the engine and turning up the AC only to feel a continued blast of hot air. A miserable feeling encompasses you and your family who now is agitated, angry, and ready to literally cool off. Now you’re stuck driving with the windows down which can be loud and distracting or forced to suffer through the heat until a free moment allows you to get it repaired at a later date. Like other auto repairs, preventative maintenance can save car owners money in the long r ... read more

Denver Auto Repair Tip: Decoding the Check Engine Light

Denver Auto Repair Tip: Decoding the Check Engine Light

There are a handful of different lights on your dashboard that can turn on at any time—but none makes a driver as nervous as the check engine light. Even if you don’t have any car knowledge, you most likely know that the engine is an important part of the car, so any light that signifies an issue with the engine is troublesome. So, what does this light actually mean? According to the Denver auto repair experts at Mancinelli’s Auto Repair, these are some of the reasons why this light may turn on: Gas Cap Have you recently stopped for gas? If your check engine light is on, it could simply mean that your gas cap needs to be tightened. This is the first thing you should check once the light goes on, so try to pull over and tighten the gas cap before taking any further action. It’s also possible that your gas cap is cracked or completely missing. Don’t worry—a loose gas cap wo ... read more

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