1. Five Reasons to Contact the Professionals for Complete Car Care

    We’ve all been there. The car needs something and you think you can do it yourself. While this might sound like a good idea to begin with, you often end up at the car shop to have them repair the damage that didn’t exist until your little DIY project. Instead of putting yourself through this, contact the professionals for all your Englewood automotive needs, right when you need them. The follo…Read More

  2. How to Find Reliable Car Mechanics and Repair Shops

    Finding a reliable and honest mechanic might feel like you’re searching for the Holy Grail, but there are actually many good car mechanics that will help you keep your car operating at peak performance. Maintenance is part of your car’s service schedule. Repairs are for fixing problems. Scheduled maintenance can be performed at any dealership, even if you didn’t buy your car there. You can e…Read More

  3. Changing the Cabin Air Filter In Your Car

    Many cars built after 2000 have a cabin air filter, which removes particles and even odors from the air that are piped into the car. Luxury cars may have two or more air filters, but most newer cars at least have one. The cabin filter basically improves air quality in your car, but it’s also important to safety. By removing air contaminants, it can prevent runny noses, sneezing, headaches and bl…Read More

  4. Emergency Items Every Driver Should Have in Their Trunk

    If you’re out on the road as much as we are, you may find yourself on the side of the road from time to time. Even with regular maintenance, a well-oiled machine will still break down, which means that you may be stuck without a set of working wheels. That can be doubly problematic if you end up in adverse weather, or if you’re far away from our Denver auto shop. Here are a few items that you …Read More

  5. Signs of a Failing Timing Belt

    Your timing belt is one of the most crucial components of your vehicle. This small, seemingly unimportant rubber belt is actually a finely tuned part — its teeth orchestrate the timing of rotations of the camshaft(s) and crankshaft, and it may transfer power to other parts of your engine (such as the water pump and the oil pump). As such, a damaged timing belt will hinder the performance of you…Read More

  6. How to Get the Most Out of Selling Your Used Car

    Are you putting your car on the market? Well, then you want the best price for your old set of wheels. So, how do you earn extra dollars on your vehicle? And what can you do to sell your car quickly? We have a variety of tips to help you get rid of your current vehicle so that you can upgrade to your next. Here’s our advice: Clean, Clean, Clean First and foremost, it’s essential that you clean…Read More

  7. Common Radiator Issues & Their Sources

      If your vehicle is overheating, you’re damaging your engine. High heat can warp engine components, including your vehicle’s pistons, which means that it’s essential to keep your car cool while its out on the road. That’s precisely the purpose of your radiator. Your radiator pulls heat from your engine, and it radiates that heat into air that passes through your engine compartment. As yo…Read More

  8. 7 Myths About Your Car | Thompson Automotive

    Just like the game of telephone that you played when you were a kid, there are a variety of car facts that somehow get lost in translation along the way. Before you know it, a car fact is now a car myth, and the myth is what people are remembering. Well, fear not! We’ve put together some car myths so that we can get those facts back out there! Here are 7 of the most common car misconceptions! 1.…Read More

  9. Spring Break in Colorado | Thompson Automotive

    It’s hard to believe February is already over and before you know it the kid’s spring break will be upon us! If you have been putting off planning your spring break vacation or if you want to stick close to home but just can’t figure out where to go, we’ve put together a list of four great drives to take this month. Whether it’s just a day drive or a trip to Western Slope, these destinat…Read More

  10. Why should you do a brake flush?

    As it goes with many aspects of our cars, until something goes wrong, we don’t think about getting it checked. The last thing you want is to be driving back from a weekend ski trip, on your way down from the Eisenhower tunnel, and start having brake issues. Taking good care of your brakes may mean more than just replacing the pads and rotors when they have worn down. It includes having your brak…Read More