Auto Repair

Why Choose an AAA Approved Auto Repair Shop?

Why choose an AAA approved auto repair shop, like Mountain View Automotive in Thornton, over other mechanics? Well, AAA approved auto repair shops maintain performance standards and often offer members a discount on labor, even a free maintenance inspection (on a paying ticket), written estimates when requested, a warranty on their work, as well as…
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Increase Safety and Efficiency with Fleet Maintenance

Our technicians at Mountain View Automotive in Thornton can increase safety and efficiency with fleet maintenance for your business. We understand that saving money and keeping your employees safe are important business goals. Our fleet service team can help you keep your vehicles running great and control expenses. This benefits you because you don’t have…
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The Importance of Vehicle Alignment Repair

There is no question, the importance of vehicle alignment repair should be addressed as soon as possible at Mountain View Automotive in Thornton. If your wheels are out of alignment, it could affect your safety because your tires aren’t pointing in the right direction. So, don’t jeopardize steering, suspension, the life of your tires and…
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All About Your Car Engine’s Oil

Your car needs oil, but there are so many different kinds. Our auto technicians at Mountain View Automotive in Thornton can help you understand all about your car engine’s oil and change it for you. It’s important because it lubricates the metal surfaces of your vehicle’s engine and cuts friction. Without it, your car is…
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The Basics About Car Brakes

If you know the basics about car brakes, you can be confident no matter what Colorado’s road and weather conditions throw your way. You’ll be prepared for steep mountain driving and stop-and-go city driving. You’ll be ready for weather extremes, especially since we can get sun, rain, hail and even snow and ice in a…
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How Do I Choose the Right Brake Pads?

Our technicians at Mountain View Automotive in Thornton get asked all the time how do I choose the right brake pads? We know it can be confusing. But that’s what we’re here for. We can explain which ones will work the best with your vehicle, your driving requirements, and your budget. Bonded or Riveted Brake…
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What is My Car’s TPMS System?

No one wants tire troubles. Our Mountain View Automotive technicians in Thornton can make sure your tires are inflated correctly so you can avoid those problems. If you have a newer car, it likely has a tire pressure monitoring system, or TPMS for short. Wondering what is my car’s TPMS system? Well, it’s an electronic…
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Understanding the Catalytic Converter

Pollution from car exhaust has been reduced by almost 75 percent in the last fifty years, mostly due to catalytic converters. Our auto technicians at Mountain View Automotive in Thornton can help with understanding the catalytic converter and how it benefits your car and the environment. According to an article in Science Daily, a catalytic…
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How Do I Know When My Car Needs an Alignment?

In order to get a smooth ride, your car wheels need to be in the right position. But we have so many people ask us how do I know when my car needs an alignment? Well, that’s a question that we’re highly qualified to answer. And when you bring your car to our auto technicians…
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Finding A Quality Auto Repair Shop

Sometimes it’s hard finding a quality auto repair shop. Our auto technicians at Mountain View Automotive in Thornton want you to know that they are ASE-certified, which means they are highly trained and skilled, so you can rest easy leaving your vehicle with us for repairs. What does ASE-certified mean? ASE stands for the National…
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