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Top 5 Dashboard Lights We See At Our Shop

Top 5 Dashboard Lights We See At Our Shop

Photo by Nik Radzi On Unsplash Top 5 Dashboard Lights We See At Our Shop We are here to help our community stay safe on the road, which means we’ll occasionally get a call about whether or not a dashboard light is serious (spoiler: yes, they are!). Dashboard lights are always a communication from your vehicle letting you know something needs to be taken care of. We see a lot of dashboard lights at our shop, but we narrowed it down to our top five, which we will share with you in this blog. Join us as we decode the top 5 dashboard lights, demystifying the language of cars and ensuring smooth rides on the road. 1. The Check Engine Light Your Vehicle’s 'Check Engine' light happens to be one of the most dreaded warning lights that can send shivers down any driver's spine. This ambiguous indicator often leaves car owne ... read more

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Love Your Ride: Seasonal Maintenance Checklist for February

Love Your Ride: Seasonal Maintenance Checklist for February

Photo by Frames For Your Heart On Unsplash Love Your Ride: Seasonal Maintenance Checklist for February As February unfolds, it's time to show your car some extra love with our seasonal maintenance checklist. At Elite Imports, we understand the importance of proactive care to ensure your vehicle's optimal performance throughout the year, and we are committed to providing top-notch automotive services.    February is a great time for fluid checks and changes, tire inspections and rotations, brake system checks, battery health assessments, and engine performance tune-ups.      Come with us in this blog as we share the knowledge needed to keep your ride in peak condition while fostering a sense of care and responsibility towards your vehicle. Let’s examine our seasonal maintenance checklist below.  &n ... read more

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Maximizing Performance: A Guide to Replacing Your Vehicle's Air Filter

Maximizing Performance: A Guide to Replacing Your Vehicle's Air Filter

Photos by Frames For Your Heart On Unsplash Maximizing Performance: A Guide to Replacing Your Vehicle's Air Filter At Elite Imports Auto Repair in Centennial, Colorado, we understand that proper vehicle maintenance is crucial for ensuring the longevity and performance of your prized automobile. One often overlooked yet vital aspect of this maintenance is regularly replacing your vehicle's air filter. A clean air filter is essential for providing your engine with clean, oxygen-rich air for optimal combustion.    If you've been experiencing a decrease in your vehicle's performance or notice your engine struggling, a dirty or clogged air filter could be the culprit. In this step-by-step guide, we'll walk you through replacing your air filter.   But what if you'd instead not perform this maintenance task y ... read more

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What Does Your TPMS Do, And What Is It Trying To Tell You?

What Does Your TPMS Do, And What Is It Trying To Tell You?

Photo by Frank Albrecht On Unsplash What Does Your TPMS Do, And What Is It Trying To Tell You? Your vehicle is equipped with various systems designed to keep you safe on the road, and one of the most critical is the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). This often-overlooked feature ensures your tires are in the best possible condition for safe driving. In this blog, we'll explore what your TPMS does and what essential messages it might be trying to convey. Understanding the TPMS Simply put, the TPMS is a feature that monitors the air pressure in your vehicle's tires. This safety feature consists of sensors inside each tire, a central monitoring unit, and a warning light on your dashboard. What Is It Trying to Tell You? When your TPMS alerts you, it usually indicates an issue with your tires. Here are some common messages it may convey: 1. Low Tire Pressure The most com ... read more

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The Top Things Your Young Driver Should Know

The Top Things Your Young Driver Should Know

The Top Things Your Young Driver Should Know Introduction Driving is an exciting milestone in a young person's life. It represents freedom, independence, and new opportunities. However, it also comes with great responsibility. As a parent or guardian, you must equip your young driver with the knowledge and skills they need to stay safe. In this article, we will explore the top 10 things your young driver should know, covering everything from basic rules of the road to defensive driving techniques and vehicle maintenance. Let's dive in and ensure your young driver is well-prepared for the journey ahead! Know the Rules of the Road Understanding and following the rules of the road is crucial for every driver, regardless of age or experience level. Ensure your young drivers familiarize themselves with traffic laws, road signs, and signals. Emphasize the importance of adhering to speed limits, stopping at red lights, using turn signals, and practicing defensive driving technique ... read more

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