engine repair

Serpentine Belt

Your serpentine belt is powered by the engine as it turns. Your alternator, air conditioning compressor and power steering pump depend on your serpentine belt to run. On some vehicles,…
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oil change

Oil Change

An oil change at your local Littleton, CO, auto shop sounds simple, but there are some pretty important things to know about preventing oil sludge. Oil eventually starts to turn into…
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who can fix my flat tire

Nailed It! (Tire Repairs)

We’ve all been there.  You park somewhere only to return and find one of your tires is flat; you’ve picked up a nail on the road.  You’re hoping you can…
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oil change service

How Time Flies

Funny how the mind can play tricks on you when it comes to your vehicle’s service.  If you’re not keeping track closely, time can slip away. A driver recently took…
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save gas

How to Save Gas in Littleton

High CO gas prices have hit most of our budgets here in Littleton. If increased fuel costs are consuming a bigger portion of your budget, you may be tempted to skimp in…
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oil change service

Engine Air Filter Basics for Littleton

Today in the Dakota Ridge Auto car care blog, we want to talk about your engine air filter. That’s the filter that cleans the air before it’s burned in your engine.…
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6 speed manual transmission

Air Blend Box

You push a few buttons or turn some knobs, and voila, you have warm air blowing on your feet or cool air chilling your face. How does all that happen?…
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