• Gas Savings in Centennial: Sharpen Your Pencil

    Monday 26 June 2017

    High gas prices in Centennial increase the cost of living for Colorado drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Centennial vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like scheduled maintenance.According to Colorado news reports and automotive industry studies, this is becoming increasin... read more

  • Relax When the Wind Blows in Colorado: Winter Car Prep for Centennial Drivers

    Monday 19 June 2017

    When autumn comes around in Centennial, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Centennial drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Centennial drivers on what vehicles need to keep everyone safe and rolling throughout the Colorado winter months.1. Check your antifreeze. Top it off or change it if necessary. You don't want... read more

  • Automotive Detective Work in Centennial

    Monday 12 June 2017

    There's a reason we use the word “diagnose” when we talk about fixing cars in Centennial. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when something goes wrong. As with human diagnoses, a specific symptom may be indicative of a number of problems, and figuring out the specific cause takes training and experience... read more

  • Power Steering Service at Davis Automotive Repair in Centennial

    Sunday 04 June 2017

    Many Centennial drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the internal parts. The power steering fluid also protects vehicle components from rust and corrosion.Centennial car owners should be aware that... read more

  • Tire Replacement: What Centennial Drivers Need to Know

    Thursday 01 June 2017

    Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selection, then you can have some fun with where you go from there.Let's suppose you zip around Centennial in a sporty car. You may like to run a high-performance summer tire when the weather's good. When Colorado weather turns cold, you can put on high-performance winter... read more

  • Suspension Service in Centennial at Davis Automotive Repair

    Monday 22 May 2017

    When they hear the word suspension, many drivers in Centennial may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your vehicle's suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your vehicle up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around Centennial. Its job is to keep your wheels firmly planted over bumps and through curves. Your suspension system has many parts. If you look under your vehicle, it's basically everything that connects your wheels to the vehicl... read more

  • Budget for Maintenance in Centennial

    Sunday 14 May 2017

    Sometimes busy Centennial residents dream about going back to the “simpler” days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Colorado in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced the amount of time Centennial residents spend at the side of the road during breakdowns. With proper maintenance, today's vehicles can stay on the road longer than e... read more

  • Davis Automotive Repair: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

    Tuesday 09 May 2017

    Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Centennial streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon of gas that weighs a little over six pounds produce 20 pounds of carbon dioxide?The answer is that the carbon comes from the gasoline, but the oxygen co... read more

  • Winter Tires

    Sunday 30 April 2017

    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 Centennial driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Colorado, winter tires differed from highway tires only in their tread design. Colorado drivers called them snow tires back then, and they had big, knobby lugs that were designed to give good traction in deep snow. They had the same rubber compound as regular t... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Davis Automotive Repair: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

    Tuesday 18 April 2017

    When Centennial drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems.If you can’t afford to replace all four tires at once, you should at least replace two on the same axle. New tires should always be put on the rear axle for stability in slippery conditions... read more

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