Month: November 2020

safe driving at night

Gasoline Direct Injection

Question: My new car has a “GDI” engine. What does that mean to me and other Thornton vehicles with this new type of engine? Answer: GDI stands for Gasoline Direct Injection. It’s a type of fuel injection system that is becoming very popular on modern engines. Let’s talk about the two most common forms of…
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The Mountain View Automotive Team

Questions to Ask Your Mountain View Automotive Service Advisor

A lot of service and repair customers in Thornton are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions but don’t want to be embarrassed or to seem pushy. Cars are very complicated and there’s more to know about them than most of us Thornton drivers have the time…
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Check engine light diagnostics in Thornton, CO

Thornton Drivers Ask: Why is My Check Engine Light On?

The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some and is totally ignored by just as many.  Just what it means is a mystery to most of us. First, if your check engine light is flashing, that means that something is wrong that could cause severe damage to the catalytic converter or other…
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