The Critical Role of ABS Brakes

There’s a common misconception that anti-lock brakes (ABS brakes) help you stop faster. That’s not always the case on loose gravel or snowy surfaces. In fact, the role of ABS brakes is to help you maintain control of your vehicle in an emergency braking situation. Imagine you are driving on a snowy CO road. You need to…

The Importance of Exhaust System Services at Dakota Ridge Auto

Driving around Littleton, we’ve all heard a car or truck that needs a new muffler. But there’s more to the exhaust system than just the muffler. The exhaust system has three main functions: Safely get hot exhaust gas from the engine out the tailpipe Treat the exhaust to remove harmful pollutants Muffle the engine noise…

What Does the EVAP System Do for Your Vehicle?

Your vehicle’s oil and fuel give off vapors that are harmful to the environment. That’s why evaporative emissions control systems – EVAP for short – are mandated in all cars and trucks. The EVAP system is there to capture these vapors and direct them into the engine to be burned – kind of like an…
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