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Yearly Archives: 2017

Technician Training at Eagle Automotive Service

Your car is important to you and keeping it running properly is essential to your Littleton lifestyle. That’s why you’re smart to have it serviced regularly at Eagle Automotive Service in Littleton. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done right by automotive professionals. It’s also very important to your Littleton service center to keep you happy and on the road. You might be surprised at the amount of money our Littleton auto service center spends annually to make sure our honest technicians are properly trained. Eagle Automotive Service offers a variety of automotive services for many kinds of vehicles. We need to be current on the latest techniques and parts so that we can give you quality service. Our Littleton centers subscribe to data services that list the high quality parts and fluids recommended by your manufacturer. And each service has a checklist of standard procedures. Eagle Automotive Service technicians follow these procedu ... read more

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Higher Mileage Service Intervals For Littleton

Littleton auto owners have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers; safety equipment like airbags; and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in Denver but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new car in Colorado. Because new cars are more expensive, Littleton residents are driving their old cars longer. The average car is now over nine years old. 68% of vehicles on the road have more than 75,000 miles/120,000 kilometers. As cars age, their performance drops, they have difficulty idling for long periods and are more sensitive to weather extremes. Fortunately today’s cars are up to the challenge – but they need a little help to keep on going. Some owner’s manuals don’t outline service requirements and schedules at higher mileage. Of course, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have to be done. In fact, it’s more important t ... read more

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Littleton Exhaust And Emissions Service

Many Denver drivers don’t realize that there is more to exhaust system maintanance than just tailpipes and mufflers. And if you can see smoke, or if it’s too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Eagle Automotive Service is really a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, in the U.S., the federal government required catalytic converters for all cars in Littleton in 1976 and on-board emission control computers in 1990. Colorado and federal emissions requirements have forced car makers to come up with much more sophisticated ways to comply with environmental laws. This also goes for cars sold in Canada. So, exhaust service has really become exhaust and emissions service. High-tech computer-controlled emissions devices are now necessary. And because it’s so sophisticated, car makers recommend having your emission system checked out by a qualified technician, like the ones we have at ... read more

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Transmission Care In Littleton Colorado

Call Eagle Automotive Service to make an appointment to check your transmission in Littleton. 7921 S Platte Canyon Rd Littleton, Colorado 80128 Do you have any plans around Littleton Colorado for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends and are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you’ll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a little fishing. You got the boat all ready. It’s all gassed up. You packed lots of snacks and the cooler’s stocked – ready to go. How about your tow vehicle? It has plenty of gas and you’ve even vacuumed it out, but is your auto maintenance up to date? Stop and think. You’ll have some heavy traffic on your way out of town. Hilly terrain as you get to the lake. Some dirt roads – and it may be hot weather. And all the time you’re going to be towing around several thousand extra pounds. That all adds up a lot of severe strain on your engine, brakes and tr ... read more

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Guide To Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Guide To Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Today’s Eagle Automotive Service post focuses on using the proper fluids for your vehicle. Significant advancements in automotive technology have lead to the development of high-tech fluids to keep modern cars operating at peak performance. This is due to both engineering advances and new high-tech materials used to build SUV automotive systems. A simple example of this is the cooling system. For decades it was primarily made out of iron, steel and rubber hoses. There was one kind of coolant that protected these components from corrosion. Now cooling system components are made with various metal alloys and plastics. These materials require different additives to protect them from corrosion. Since the materials used vary among SUV car makers, we now have a number of different kinds of coolant. It’s essential for Littleton car owners to use the right coolant. If you pour in the ... read more

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