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Car Care Tips for Colorado Springs

Car Care Tips for Colorado Springs

All across Colorado, winter is winding down. With more sun and rising temperatures comes an entirely different strategy for car care. Fortunately, we here at Car Pros Muffler Masters are here to help. Here are six simple tips to help you care for your vehicle as winter makes way for spring. Wash and Wax A good, thorough wash and wax is the most important thing to do with your car once the winter is over. Winter driving can cause a huge amount of road grime, debris and — worst of all — salt to build up on your car. You want to make sure those items are long gone before spring starts. Allowing debris and grime to build up on your car can affect its paint and finish, while allowing salt to build up can lead to rust and other serious problems. Clean the Inside, Too Nobody wants to spend time cleaning out their car during a cold winter day. That’s why spring is the perfect time to clean your car’s interior, so spend a day doing some spring cleaning. Remove and ... read more

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Ready For Colorados Winter?

Ready For Colorados Winter?

Well, it is that time of year again when the calender says it's winter but the thermometer shows 69 degrees, but don't worry, it will be here soon enough. Most people assume that there vehicle is ready for severe climate changes...but is it? The cold can be harsh on your vehicle; and hopefully, we can give a little guidance on things to check or have checked. Is your vehicle elctrical system up to par? Does the battery have sufficient capacity to crank that engine over on the coldest of mornings? Are your battery cable connections corrosion free and tight? Fan belts at the proper tension. This is a great place to start because if these are not working properly your most likely not going anywhere soon. How about your engines coolant/antifreeze protection? Is it good to at least 20 below zero protection point, is it clean? There are many different applications of coolant and the correct coolant is vital for your specific vehicle as it does more then just protect, it also lubri ... read more

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