Month: June 2019

Car in cabin air filter

Cabin Air Filter

Let’s talk about cabin air filters. There seems to be some confusion about them in Thornton that we should be able to clear up. Much of the confusion starts because cabin air filters are relatively new. Not all vehicles in Thornton have them, so some people confuse their cabin air filter with the engine air…
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What are the signs that I need a brake job?

MOUNTAIN VIEW AUTOMOTIVE: Signs of brake problems often fall into one of two categories for Thornton vehicles: making noise or a pulsation in the brake pedal. Let’s start with the noise. Most brake pads have an audible brake wear indicator. This is a small piece of metal that rubs on your brake rotor when the…
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Battery Upgrade

MOUNTAIN VIEW AUTOMOTIVE: When that car battery finally gives up the ghost and it’s time to replace it – you have options.  First let’s be clear that you should always get a replacement battery that meets or exceeds your vehicle manufacturer’s specifications.  But you may have some special needs. When they first put the battery…
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Alternator repair in Thornton colorado

Your Alternator

MOUNTAIN VIEW AUTOMOTIVE: Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all the electrical systems in your vehicle. That’s everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course, there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows, and everything you plug into the power outlets. After your alternator makes…
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