Closeup view of used vehicle sway bar and stabilizer links

What do stabilizer links do in your vehicle?

Functions and operation of vehicle stabilizer links 

One of the most overlooked parts of driving is your steering column, and if you’ve ever taken a tight turn or had to swerve out of the way of bad traffic, it’s a safe bet that you’ve thanked your lucky stars that your vehicle is still working properly. A big part of your steering system is your vehicle’s stabilizer links, also known as sway bars. Today we’ll show you their functions and operation, as well as what you should do if you start noticing them wearing out. Read the rest of this entry >>

White golf ball on lip of hole on green

Where can I go golfing in Western Colorado?

Best golf courses in Grand Junction CO 

When you and your friends are itching to dust off the drivers and irons and hit the links, equally as important as course upkeep is the scenery you have as your backdrop. Luckily, there’s no shortage of gorgeous nature here in Western Colorado, which makes each round more beautiful than the last every time you step in the box. Grab your clubs and hit up some of the best golf courses in Grand Junction CO; we’re sure you’ll have a great time!  Read the rest of this entry >>

Closeup image of lifted SUV with suspension showing

Why is there a knocking sound coming from my vehicle’s suspension?

As time marches on, so does your vehicle, and it can quickly find itself with a suspension system that is prone to wear out faster than usual. If you’ve ever been driving and noticed odd knocking or squeaking sounds coming from the front of your car, this could be a sign of something much more serious on the horizon. Fear not; here at Carville’s Auto Mart, we’ve compiled a list of all the probable causes for your model to start knocking or squeaking, as well as how to get the problem remedied!  Read the rest of this entry >>

American flag banner with "Happy 4th of July" written in center

Fourth of July 2018 Fireworks and Events in Grand Junction CO

Over the last 242 years, the United States has transformed from an idea in the minds of anti-British rebels into a hotbed for multiculturalism and advancement across the board. That’s why Independence Day is so important to us all; it’s a time to celebrate the opportunities we have to grow and develop in one of the best countries in the world. With that, join our Carville’s Auto Mart team at some great and fun Fourth of July 2018 Fireworks and Events in Grand Junction CO!   Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Toyota Camry models driving on highway road

Why is a vehicle’s fuel efficiency better on the highway?

When you’re heading off for those long trips, it’s always nice to have an efficient and durable used vehicle in your corner. Not only can a high-quality model provide you with high levels of performance and versatility, but you’ll also find that the further you travel and with more highway miles you rack up, you’ll see your fuel economy become greater as well. But why is that? Why is a vehicle’s fuel efficiency better on the highway? We’ll show you today at Carville’s Auto Mart; you might be surprised! Read the rest of this entry >>

Man looking under hood of car at overheating engine

What temperature will your engine start to overheat at?

Though you certainly can’t beat the feeling of having a reliable used car guiding you along the road, over time, it becomes important to keep tabs on your engine. With enough wear and tear, your motor could start to run hotter than normal, which can come with a few major hazards. If you have a temperature gauge inside your vehicle, you might be wondering: “What temperature will your engine start to overheat at?” Today we’ll show you, so you know when it’s time to get help!  Read the rest of this entry >>