1. Knowing When You Should Repair Your Car Or Replace It

    We have all been there. Your vehicle was running fine one day and then, seemingly overnight, it is in need of major repairs. When you start to feel like you are constantly pouring money into repairs, it can make you wonder, “should I just replace my car?” As your local Denver mechanic, we are here to help you make the call on whether a car is worth repairing or if it is time for a vehicle repl…Read More

  2. Safety Tips For Driving During Summer Storm Season – Part 2

    When it comes to summer driving, one of the biggest dangers you will face is driving through severe storms. In our last blog, we talked about how you can prepare your car through basic auto maintenance tips, as well as how you can heed the variety of watches and warnings issued by the National Weather Service. In the second part of this blog series, we will go over how major repairs can help keep …Read More

  3. Safety Tips For Driving During Summer Storm Season – Part 1

    With the summer season kicking off, storms will be increasing in number and in severity. When a severe storm is passing through the area, it is important that you keep yourself safe and out of harm’s way. One of the most dangerous activities during a storm to partake in is driving. Check out these safety tips for driving during summer storm season and talk to us today about how proper car mainte…Read More

  4. Shock Absorbers 101

    The cars we drive are made of multiple systems that have been perfected over the decades, and we often take for granted the passion and workmanship people have poured into them. Shock absorbers are one such system. They play an incredibly important role in the comfort and safety of our vehicles, and they do it all silently and out of sight. We no longer have to worry about bruised tailbones from r…Read More

  5. Tips to Prepare Your Car for Summer

    Summer means sweltering heat, especially here in Denver, where temps can tip well past three digits as tall buildings focus the sun’s rays on the pavement of our Mile High City. As you walk down the street, you’ll notice that you have to adapt to keep cool. You sweat, consuming gallons of water to keep up with your perspiration. You wear sunglasses to keep those harmful UV rays out of your eye…Read More

  6. How to Tell If Your Tires Are on Their Last Leg

    There’s little scarier than having a tire burst while you're cruising the highway—and it can cause a real adrenaline spike. First, there’s the sound, a loud “POP, whssssssh!” Then, you’re startled by the fact that your car is hard to control (if not completely out of control). You grab the wheel with white knuckles and guide your car (which is now behaving like a barge in the middle of…Read More

  7. Common Radiator Questions

    Your radiator is essential for maintaining a safe operating temperature in your engine. Without a radiator, a running engine can overheat to the point where parts fuse and break, and that can completely total your engine. So, in short, it’s crucial to maintain your radiator to ensure that your engine is appropriately cooled. So let’s talk turkey about your radiator. Here are the answers you ne…Read More

  8. Having Transmission Problems?

    If your vehicle’s transmission isn’t cooperating, you’ve got a problem that’ll keep you off the road. Transmissions, both automatic and manual, are designed to ensure that the driver can engage the power of the engine properly. If, however, your car drops out of gear while the gas is on, or if you can’t slip the transmission into the proper gear, your vehicle may be undriveable. So, let…Read More

  9. What Does Brake Fluid Do?

    Your brakes may be the most important component of your vehicle. Without sufficient stopping power, your vehicle becomes a huge danger to yourself and others. And since brake fluid is essential to provide braking power to your vehicle, it’s crucial that there’s sufficient brake fluid in your hydraulic system to keep pressure on your brake pads. Here’s how your brakes work, and here is why it…Read More

  10. Our Cosmetic Vehicle Services

    Here at Urban Autocare, we provide a vast variety of mechanic services. From oil changes to transmission rebuilds, we’re your all-in-one Denver autocare mechanic. On top of our traditional maintenance and repair services, we also provide cosmetic vehicle improvements. So, you can ensure that your car is performing its best while looking fantastic. Let’s take a quick look at all of the cosmetic…Read More