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We just want to take some time to honor and recognize those who have stood for us in the past as well as their families who have stood behind them. At The Auto Repair Place in Boulder we commemorate the bravery of those who have fought for our freedom. Their sacrifice keeps us safe and here at The Auto Repair Place, we would like to share our appreciation this Memorial Day. Regardless, of where you find yourself on this day, we hope that you take some time to pause and think of those who have lost their lives fighting for this country. To any customers or community members who have served our nation so bravely, our team here at The Auto Repair Place thanks you!

You’ve heard the term “slipping transmission” before, and you know it’s nothing good. What exactly does a transmission slip feel like, and how much of a problem is it if your transmission is slipping? At The Auto Repair Place in Boulder, CO, our expert technicians have diagnosed and repaired every type of transmission issue in the book. Here’s a short explanation of transmission slippage, and what action you should take to get rid of it.

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Unless you are confident in your abilities as an automotive mechanic, there is really only one rule when purchasing a flood-damaged vehicle: don’t do it. Unfortunately, sometimes sellers aren’t particularly straight-forward with their used cars. Many will try to hide the fact that it’s been damaged by floodwaters at all or try to convince potential buyers that the car is in fact fine. “It has gone months with no issues” or “technically it is flood-damaged but” are two red flags, and while it isn’t impossible for a flood car to be fine, it’s altogether a good idea to stay away.

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At The Auto Repair Place in Boulder, we understand all too well the importance of changing your oil regularly. Three to five thousand miles sounds like a lot, but it doesn’t really take that long to rack them up. The busier you are, the more you probably drive, and the more likely you are to forget it’s time to change your oil. Here are some reasons to pay attention to your oil changes, and help you better understand why oil changes are so important.

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Fluid levels, tire condition, dashboard lights, and a variety of other items typically are briefly explored whenever you bring your vehicle in for maintenance here at The Auto Repair Place in Boulder, CO, where we are good at noticing things that need repair, but the fact of the matter is that only you know your car. You know when your car feels off when it's been serviced last (or that it hasn't been serviced at all,) and have at least some vague idea of what’s going on with your vehicle day to day. Here are some questions you can ask us next time you come by the shop;

drive belts

Your drive belts run everything - your AC, power steering, alternator, and water pump are all dependent on the belts that turn them. At The Auto Repair Place in Boulder, CO, our goal is to keep your truck maintained, so you’re never stuck out on the road. Drive belts are a critical part of that goal.

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We’ve all been there: You start your car in the morning and begin to back out of the driveway. You hear an unusual noise coming from your car, and it sounds bad. How do you know if it's something you should bring in to us here at The Auto Repair Place to get looked at? 

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Ever looked at the bottom of your shoes and noticed that one area of the sole is more worn than another? The way you walk causes a wear pattern to occur as you put more weight on certain areas of your feet. If your shoe needed work, you would take it to a cobbler.

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