• Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Davis Automotive Repair

    Thursday 17 August 2017

    The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Colorado residents to review their finances. More and more Centennial drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America today have over 75,000 miles/120,000 km on them. And the average age of vehicles is now over eleven years. That translates to some car care issues that many Centennial men and women haven't dealt with in the... read more

  • Beware of Cheap Tires in Centennial

    Sunday 06 August 2017

    Do you like to shop for shoes in Centennial?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty important when buying tires? Centennial drivers should also think about the safety aspect of tires. The tires do a lot of work – they carry the weight of the vehicle and you and your pas... read more

  • Speak Up: Talking with Your Davis Automotive Repair Service Advisor

    Sunday 30 July 2017

    About 80% of the vehicles on Centennial roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in Colorado. Some of the maintenance issues are minor. Others represent serious safety concerns. There are many reasons Centennial drivers neglect their routine car care. Some of the more common ones are complacency, lack o... read more

  • The Davis Automotive Repair Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

    Sunday 23 July 2017

    The team at Davis Automotive Repair in Centennial, and Colorado car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Centennial drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—or should know—that preventive maintenance will help maximize fuel economy. But is there something more people in Centennial can do? After all, some of us folks can't cut back on our driving, and others would like to do more to economize.Weight... read more

  • Below 45 Degrees in Centennial: Consider Winter Tires

    Monday 17 July 2017

    Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Centennial drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. Colorado drivers ran out and bought some and we thought we were done with snow tires forever.Tires have come a long way since then. Modern winter tires sold in the Centennial area are much better designed for the w... read more

  • Wheel Balancing at Davis Automotive Repair

    Monday 10 July 2017

    So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Centennial drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on Colorado roads. If one of the front tires is out, you feel the vibration in the steering wheel. If it's a back tire, you'll feel the vibration in your seat.Tires and wheels are pretty heavy. When a tire is mounted on a wheel at Davis Automotive Repair, it is usuall... read more

  • Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

    Monday 03 July 2017

    We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Centennial drivers want to make them last as long as possible.  We also want to make keeping them running as cheap as possible. When talking vehicles, it's all about preventive maintenance. There is an old saying that s... read more

  • 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

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