1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Why Oil Goes Bad & When You Should Change It

    Everyone knows that an engine requires fresh oil. A regular oil change ensures that an engine is at the height of its performance, and it mitigates the possibility of engine damage due to friction, heat, and debris. Let’s take a closer look at the importance of regular oil changes, and the frequency at which we should swap out the oil in our vehicles. Oil Changes Lubricate an Engine Oil lubricat…Read More

  6. Winter Tires on Snowy Road

    2 Things that Will Help Upkeep Your Car this Winter

    Owning a car has plenty of benefits, like being able to go wherever you need to whenever you need to, but it also requires a lot of work and routine maintenance in order for you to get the absolute most out of your car. While stopping into one of Urban Autocare's shops (we now have locations in Denver and Lakewood!) is something that can minimize the chances of anything happening to your car, ther…Read More

  7. SUV Driving Through Snow

    Why Choose Snow Tires This Season

    It’s no news that Colorado is known for the amount of snowfall that we receive every winter. During the winter season, we can almost count on a build-up of ice on the roads, slick stops and an influx of car accidents. These are all things that make driving down the Colorado roads a drag during the winter, but there is one way that you can minimize the chances of having to deal with them. If you…Read More

  8. SUV on Snowy Road

    An Automotive Check-up Before Your Holiday Drive

    The holiday season is quickly approaching, and with this time of the year comes quite a bit of planning and organizing. If you’re planning on heading to a family member’s home for dinner or a long weekend visit, then, even more, planning is required. In the case of traveling, the primary options are either flying or driving, and at the rate that prices for flights are going for these days, dri…Read More

  9. Replacing Truck Flat Tire

    How to Change a Flat Tire

    Flat tires are a drag. If you have found yourself on the side of the road with a flat tire, you better learn how to change it! And, we can help! With our incredible auto repair service team, we want you to be safe when out on the road, even if that means while changing a tire. If you’ve never changed a tire before today, don’t worry! We are going to walk you through the process, step by step. …Read More

  10. Flat Tire on Pavement

    I Got a Flat! What’s Next?

    Flat tires are dangerous and intimidating. Whether you’ve changed a tire or not, going through the motions of experiencing your tire blow while driving on the road is something we hope you never have to experience. But, there is a chance you will have to change a flat tire at least once in your life, because it's likely that you'll be miles away from your local auto shop! So, what do you need to…Read More