1. Changing Your Own Oil Doesn’t Necessarily Cost Less: DIY vs in Shop Oil Changes

    Of all the routine maintenance your vehicle needs, none is more important than having its engine oil changed. Many view this as a simple “do it yourself” (DIY) auto maintenance task. From a cost-analysis perspective, there are some benefits of doing it yourself, but one of those benefits may actually not be cost. Here’s why: The cost of buying the parts and installing them yourself may be le…Read More

  2. Snow Tires Versus All-Weather Tires

    Snow Tires Vs. All-Weather Tires

    If you’re heading for the open road here in Colorado this winter, and you know that road is coated in snow and ice, then it’s wise to toss on tires that can handle the adverse conditions. After all, with standard tires, you could end up in a ditch, waiting in the cold for a tow truck to save your day. So, instead of taking a chance, you’re proactively opting to install tires that can handle …Read More

  3. Tips to Select the Right Tires for Your Vehicle

    If you’re considering an upgrade for the tires on your vehicle, but you’re not certain about the best tire type, we have the ultimate guide to aid you in finding the right tire for your vehicle, your driving style, and the conditions in which you most often drive. The most common tires that we replace/upgrade are standard tires, performance tires, all-terrain tires, snow tires, and all-weather…Read More

  4. Symptoms Of Failing Brakes

    When it comes to your vehicle’s safe operation, one of the most important components is your braking system. When your brakes fail, you are left in danger of a serious crash. If you are worried that your braking system is on its last leg, we invite you to stop by for auto repair at Urban Auto Care — we proudly serve the Metro area from our auto shops in Littleton, Lakewood, and Denver. We can …Read More

  5. How To Care For An Older Vehicle

    Perhaps you are hanging on to an older vehicle for sentimental reasons or maybe you do so to save money on car payments. Whatever the case, if you have an older vehicle with high mileage, you will need to take extra good care of the vehicle to ensure it stays on the road without any major repairs. Here at Urban Auto Care, our trusted Denver-Metro mechanics can help you keep your older vehicle oper…Read More

  6. Signs That Your Clutch Needs Replacement

    For many car owners, a manual transmissions are the only way to go. A manual offers exceptional reliability, which is one reason many people choose this system over an automatic. Not only are they known for their reliability, there are many people who find vehicles with a clutch more fun to drive. Because a manual transmission allows you to the most control over your vehicle’s shifting, the driv…Read More

  7. How To Choose The Best Mechanic

    Choosing a mechanic can feel like a difficult process. You want to ensure your vehicle is in good hands and that you can trust what your mechanic tells you. If you are in the process of looking for the best mechanic in Denver, Aurora, and surrounding locations, we invite you to reach out to our team. We are proud to provide an array of auto repair services, including everything from basic maintena…Read More

  8. Important Tips When Preparing Your Car For A Road Trip

    During the summer months, the weather is perfect for an array of activities. With the sun out longer than normal, one activity many families across the nation participate in is embarking on a road trip. Whether you are heading out to see the grandparents or exploring a new national park, the summertime is the ideal time of year for a long drive across the country. When you are preparing for your r…Read More

  9. Knowing When to Replace Your Vehicle

    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 the Denver Metro's trusted mechanics, we are here to help you make the call on whether a car is worth repairing or if it is time for a ve…Read More

  10. Safety Tips for Summer Storms II

    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