Rear Window—Not the Movie!

(Why Some Rear Windows Don’t Go All the Way Down) May 3rd, 2020 Alfred Hitchcock once made a mystery thriller film called “Rear Window.” It had nothing to do with the rear window of today’s cars, SUVs, CUVs and light trucks.  But there is one thing that some drivers DO find mysterious.  Why don’t the […]

The Tachometer.

Tacky or Techie? May 10th, 2020 Why do I need to know how many Taco’s my car has? There’s a gauge that many vehicles have that says RPM on it.  And there are a lot of people who either don’t pay any attention to it or don’t even know what it is. Here’s why it’s […]

Positive Crankcase Ventilation

PCV Valve Service at Advanced Auto Pros May 17th, 2020 Hello Greeley! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960’s? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in CO vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to regulate […]

Follow the Bouncing Vehicle

(Bad Struts and Shocks) May 24th, 2020 If you hit a bump in the road and your vehicle just keeps bouncing up and down for a lot longer time than it used to, you may have bad struts and shocks.  They’re the things that help to keep your vehicle’s wheels and tires planted to the […]

PCV Valve: What Is It?

Most Greeley drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehicle engine. PCV […]

Winter Tires

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Greeley driver’s perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees. Twenty years ago in CO, winter tires differed from highway tires only in […]

The Importance of Greeley Drivers Following Service Intervals

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today in our Advanced Auto Pros blog, we’re going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn’t the only aspect of your life in Greeley with recommended intervals: Let’s start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, watering the lawn and […]

Easy Miles – Do Greeley Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

Your browser does not support the video tag. Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner’s manual for what is called “severe service” maintenance? Let’s define what severe driving conditions aren’t: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more at a […]