Monthly Archives: February 2016

Engine Air Filter from Phil's Pro Auto Service

Many Greeley drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Phil's Pro Auto Service recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an air filter is or what it does.If this has happened to you, rest assured that you did the right thing by getting a new one. But you should never be too embarrassed to ask your Phil's Pro Auto Service service advisor for more information. It's your vehicle and you have a right to understand what you're paying for.Let's review: "What does an air filter do?"Air is the focus of this discussion. What is the air like outside in Greeley right now? Can you see any smog? Is it full of pollen? How about dust? Anyone in Colorado with hay fever can tell you that there's plenty in the air that you can't see. Well, the engine air filter's job is to clean that air before it goes into your vehicle engine, to mix with the fuel and be b ... read more

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Fuel System

Used Cars: Phil's Pro Auto Service Advice on What to Do After You Buy

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Greeley drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Greeley area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when families downsize or even when someone just wants a new ride. So the used vehicle may be just fine. But some Greeley used vehicle owners sell them because they don't want to deal with developing or existing problems.When you're considering buying a used vehicle in Greeley, ask for service records. Check to see if the recommended schedules for preventive maintenance have been followed. If so, you probably have a great used vehicle on your hands. If there aren't any service records, then assume the worst.Check the vehicle for obvious signs of problems. Kick the tires if you want to but definitely check them for uneven tread wear. This can indicate alignment problems, w ... read more

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Older Vehicles