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Monthly Archives: September 2020

5 Important Fluids To Check This Fall

5 Important Fluids To Check This Fall

What better way to start the Fall season than with a maintenance check for your vehicle? While vehicles have come a long way, they aren’t entirely maintenance-free. Your vehicle has several essential fluids to keep it functioning properly. Maintaining proper fluid levels will ensure your vehicle drives better and lasts longer. Below are five critical fluids to check this fall to keep your vehicle running strong through winter.  Engine Oil Engine oil is one of the most important fluids. The engine has components that constantly spin, and the engine oil serves as a lubricant. The engine oil keeps the engine parts moving smoothly without much grinding or friction. It’s best to check your engine oil while your vehicle is cold or cooled off. Pull the dipstick out, wipe it, and re-insert it. The engine should be near maximum and clean looking. Low, dark, or gritty engine oil should be changed.  Power Steering Fluid Most power steering systems are ... read more

Your A/C May Need A Recharge

Your A/C May Need A Recharge

Even though summer has ended, your car’s A/C is still an essential component to keeping your car cabin cool during warm fall days. If your air conditioning system isn’t properly working, the temperatures inside your vehicle can feel like an oven. A struggling A/C doesn’t always indicate a major repair; the solution may be a more straightforward fix than you expect. An air conditioning recharge is a forgotten gem that can give your a/c system a kick in the pants. Pro Auto Care here in Denver is the automotive air conditioning experts. We want nothing more than to keep you cruising comfortably into winter. If the air blowing from your car vents feels just as hot as the air outside, it may be time for an A/C recharge. The air conditioning system uses coolant to reduce the air’s temperature. An A/C recharge service is a common fix that consists of adding additional refrigerants to the A/C system to help chill the ventilated air. It also lowers the cabin temperature ... read more