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. Items to Keep In Your Car During a Colorado Winter – Part 2

    In our last blog post, we covered a couple of the items that we believe every Aurora native should have in their car, and that’s because we’ve experienced quite a few winters and know just how handy all of these items come in. We really wish that these two items were the only things that you’d need to keep in your car to enjoy a safe and warm winter on the road, but that’s just not the cas…Read More

  7. Items to Keep In Your Car During a Colorado Winter

    If you’re a long-time resident of Colorado, then you know that winters are brutal here, and if you’ve recently just moved, you’ve either found out the hard way or you’re about to experience just how intense these cool winters can be. For the most part, snow is fun, but when it comes to driving it poses quite a few problems. From accidents and flat tires to dead batteries and running out of…Read More

  8. 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 regular maintenance in order for you to get the absolute most out of your car. While stopping into the Urban Auto Repair shop is something that can minimize the chances of anything happening to your car, there are a few other things that you can do to ensure …Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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