Automotive Tips from Phil’s Pro Auto Service: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around GREELEY.An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing belt slips […]

What is a TPS? (Throttle Position Sensor)

You know you have an accelerator pedal; step on it and your vehicle is supposed to go.  But did you know there is a part in your vehicle that keeps track of where the throttle is? It’s called the Throttle Position Sensor, or TPS. The TPS is a sensor that helps your vehicle figure out […]

What is 30/60/90K Vehicle Maintenance?

Car Care Tips You Should Know About Has your auto mechanic asked you about your car’s maintenance schedule lately? More precisely they may want to know what 30k-60k-90k is for your car. Does that question sound complicated? You can relax now, all that refers to is the service maintenance schedule for your vehicle. What Does […]

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around GREELEY

There’s not much we can do about the price of gas in GREELEY, Colorado, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we’re driving on our GREELEY streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the ‘go-pedal.’ Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. […]

Automotive Tips from Phil’s Pro Auto Service: Signs of an Alignment Problem

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. GREELEY drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. While these can certainly take […]

Watching Your Check Engine Light

Did you know that most of the cars driving around GREELEY, Colorado, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the GREELEY area have as many as 12 networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring. In fact, for the last decade […]