Why Is Your Brake Light On?

If your brake light is on, you should take it fairly seriously and see about taking it into a technician. Getting a good brake service can literally save your life. One of the most common reasons is low brake fluid. There is a sensor in the brake master cylinder that sends a signal to your…

Why are oil changes so vital?

Everyone knows that their vehicle needs to be serviced often to keep it in excellent shape, but did you know that oil changes are just as crucial to the overall condition throughout a vehicle’s lifetime? Not only does oil lubricate the moving parts inside your engine, but it helps to keep the engine’s components cooler,…

How to Find The Right Auto Repair Shop For Your Vehicle

Finding the right auto repair shop for your vehicle can be a stressful affair. Here are the tips to look for. Find a shop for your brand of car Choose repair shops that specialize in all types of vehicles. They tend to have the latest training and modern equipment for fixing yours. Ask your family…

What Does the TPMS Light Mean On My Dashboard?

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is an electronic system that helps in observing the air pressure inside a vehicle’s tires using sensors. If the air pressure is too low or too high in any of the tires, it should automatically send warnings to the driver by illuminating the TPMS light on the dashboard, thereby…

Springtime maintenance for your vehicle

After a frigid winter, make sure your car is ready for springtime drives with this quick auto repair checklist! Oil Change and Brakes: You should change your oil regularly, but especially after a long winter. Do the same for your filter, brakes and brake fluid as well so your car is healthy and can run…

The Basics of Replacing a Clutch

This week at Bowers Automotive of Colorado Springs, we want to talk about the basics of replacing a clutch. Understanding the basic inner workings of your vehicle and getting it to an automotive professional on time can make a huge difference in the cost and simplicity of a repair job. A failing clutch is a…

What You Need to Know About a Conventional Oil Change vs. Synthetic

When customers bring their vehicles to Bowers Automotive in Colorado Springs for an oil change, one of the first things we ask is if they want conventional or synthetic oil. The typical answer is: I don’t know. While we could waste the customer’s day going on and on about the differences, we typically give basic…

Why You Should Never Put Off Getting an Oil Change

The oil in your car is vital to keeping the engine performing properly by providing lubrication and reducing the friction that causes wear and tear. Fresh oil keeps the engine clean while preventing the buildup of dirt. Keeping your engine grime-free with fresh oil prevents engine-damaging effects. To preserve the life of your car’s engine,…

How To Find A Car Repair Shop

Finding a quality auto repair shop on the fly can be stressful. At Bowers Automotive in Colorado Springs, we advise our customers to add our information to their phone contacts so that we can be there to help them in case of emergency. It’s important to be prepared, to know what to look for and…
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