Most Common Motor Oil Myths

A car is one is the most common modes of transport in our current world. You are required to ensure that the car is maintained regularly. One of the most common issues that may affect a car engine is the lack of oil. It may result in overheating and friction, which later causes significant damages.

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What is the difference between a compact temporary and a full-size spare tire?

You need to be aware of what kind of spare with which your car comes when you buy it. You can make repairs quickly by learning the difference between a compact temporary and full-size replacement tire today.

A compact temporary spare tire is compact in size and weight, as its name implies. The rubber is more dense and heavier than the tire on a regular tire. There is also no need to mount the compact tire on a wheel because it comes with the wheel already mounted in its center. However, you cannot drive for long on a compact spare…

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How To Get Started With Off-Roading

If you want to get started with off-road driving, then you may be wondering where to get started. There are actually many easy ways to get started off-road driving with your truck or SUV. Here are two ways to get started now.

Off-Road Forums

You can easily find many off-road forums that are filled with experienced people who have great insights on how to get started off-roading your truck or SUV. Many of these forums are completely free.

Local Off-Road Forums

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Why Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement is a Must

Windshield wipers keep your windshield clear during bad weather, preserving the visibility you need to drive safely. Safety is an important subject to our entire Pikes Peak Acura Used Cars family, so we pass on whatever safety tips we know. Today's safety tip: Replace your windshield wiper blades.

Fragile But Essential

Windshield wiper blades are small and fragile, usually made of plastic, rubber, and metal. However, they have a big job and must perform optimally during all seasons and types of weather.

 

 

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A Quick Guide to Roadside Emergencies

As painful as they are to experience, at some point, everybody goes through a roadside emergency. Whether it's a blown-out tire or smoke coming from the engine, sometimes situations arise that require you to pull over on the side of the road. Here at Pikes Peak Acura Used Cars, we have a few tips for you to remember in these situations.

 

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What to Pay Attention to When Inspecting Your Tires

Replacing worn out tires is important when it comes to the safety of your vehicle. When your tires are damaged or old, this can lead to a dangerous situation while driving. A flat tire or a blowout can cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Let's talk about what you should look for if you think your tires need to be replaced.

  • The tread depth that's left on your tires should be at least 1/16th of an inch of depth. Less tread than this can cause your vehicle to lose control while driving, especially on slick…
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How The Alternator Keeps Your Car's Battery Charged

A dead battery is one of the most common automotive issues to leave Colorado Springs drivers stranded. In some instances, this simply means that the lights were left on, the door was left open, or the battery has reached the end of its lifespan. In others, however, a dead battery could indicate problems with the vehicle's alternator. At Pikes Peak Acura Used Cars, we're committed to helping motorists learn more about their autos and the different components that power them.

What The Alternator Is

The alternator is an essential 
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Test Drive Tips to Follow

You’ve scheduled an appointment to test drive a vehicle, and you’re all excited about getting behind the wheel of your dream car. However, test-driving a car is more than just taking it for a drive. There are certain things you need to know to make your test-driving experience beneficial and educational. Come to Pikes Peak Acura Used Cars and get some tips on test-driving.
 
• Schedule an appointment so you’ll have sufficient time and the dealer’s assistance.
• Bring a friend and inspect the vehicle inside, outside and under the hood and body.
• Check out how technology-advanced the…
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Reduce Distracted Driving When You Follow This Advice

Driving should always be viewed as a serious activity, no matter if you are just driving down the street to the park or taking a cross-country trip. The reality is that an accident can happen at any time. However, accidents are more likely to occur when the driver is distracted. Here is some advice to help reduce those distractions.

If you have passengers, enlist their help to keep you focused while driving. Make sure that they know the rules of the vehicle and that they need to stay seated at all times. This is especially important for any children that…

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