Archive for the ‘Service’ Category

Why is it important to have a transmission flush?

Saturday, May 15th, 2021
Mechanic looking at engine

Each vehicle’s owner’s manual lists the manufacturer’s recommended service schedule. This section goes through service intervals that are recommended to help keep the vehicle’s components operating to the best of their ability for as long as possible. One service listed is the transmission flush, which is a form of preventative maintenance that keeps the transmission cool, lubricated, and free of grime and metal shards. The transmission flush is an incredibly important form of preventative maintenance and without it, the driver may need to pay for expensive repairs or even a complete transmission rebuild. Continue reading below to learn how to tell when it’s time for a transmission flush.

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Schedule an Oil Change in Grand Junction, CO

Thursday, May 6th, 2021
Mechanic pouring oil into engine

It is no surprise that all components of a vehicle need service to stay in working condition for an extended period of time. All components require a little TLC to work effectively, with routine services ranging from transmission flushes to tire rotation and brake service to oil changes. Oil and filter changes are one of the more routine forms of preventative maintenance and should take place every 3,000 to 7,500 miles, depending on the type of oil used in the vehicle. How long has it been since you had the oil changed in your vehicle? Continue reading below to learn a few of the consequences of not keeping up with the service and how to schedule a service appointment at Carville’s Auto Mart in Grand Junction, CO!

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Schedule Brake Service in Mesa County, CO

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021
Mechanic working under car

Brakes playing a central role in the performance of each vehicle. They are essential for safety and control during each drive and should be taken care of to ensure that they operate in tiptop shape. Drivers in Mesa County, Colorado, who need to have their brakes serviced are invited to schedule a service appointment with our team here at Carville’s Auto Mart in Grand Junction. Continue reading below to learn 5 signs that brakes need service and how to schedule a service appointment with us!

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Tire Rotation in Grand Junction, CO

Saturday, March 20th, 2021
Mechanic holding drill with car tires in background

Owning a vehicle comes with a lot of responsibility. In addition to paying for it, the driver has to have car insurance and keep up with the vehicle’s recommended maintenance schedule to keep it running in tip-top shape. The tires are one component that must be upkept to operate as best they can, and having tires rotated is a key step to doing so.

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Benefits of Having a Multi-Point Inspection

Friday, February 26th, 2021
Two mechanics next to car smiling

For many car owners, it is important to know what kind of condition their vehicle is in. Many drivers opt for multi-point inspections so they can get a broad overview of what kind of condition the components of their vehicle are in. The certified technician inspects numerous components open the vehicle, replenishes fluids that are low and provides insight into which services might need to be performed in the future. Continue reading below to learn about the benefits of having a multi-point inspection done on your vehicle.

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Schedule Service in Grand Junction, CO

Monday, February 22nd, 2021
Mechanic looking at engine

One thing that all vehicles have in common is the need for automotive service to operate smoothly and avoid the need for repairs down the road. Each vehicle has a manufacturer’s recommended service schedule that lists the suggested intervals between each service, which is something that drivers should make a point to follow. Luckily Grand Junction, CO drivers can take advantage of the full-service department at Carville’s Auto Mart when they need services like an oil change, transmission flush, tire rotation and more. Continue reading below to learn about Carville’s Auto Mart Service Department and how to schedule your service appointment today.

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Schedule Auto Detail Service in Mesa County, CO

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
Mechanic waxing car

Winter months and Colorado weather can take a toll on any vehicle. One way drivers can help keep their vehicle in tip-top shape is by having it detailed at Carville’s Auto Mart in Grand Junction, CO. Our Mesa County dealership provides top-notch services that help keep your vehicle’s interior and exterior clean and polished, helping prolong its sharp-looking design. Continue reading below to learn about the automotive detailing services offered at Carville’s Auto Mart!

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Watch a Video Explaining How to Check a Car Battery

Monday, November 30th, 2020
Mechanic installing new car battery

How to Check Your Vehicle’s Battery: Video

Before the seasons change, it’s always a wise choice to check the battery of your vehicle. Not sure how to? No worries! Check out the video explaining how to check a car battery below!

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Car Fluids to Regularly Check

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
Mechanic looking at engine

Vehicle ownership comes with a slew of responsibilities Like car insurance payments, loan payments, keeping up with preventative maintenance and regularly checking fluids. There are a number of different fluids that should be checked regularly to ensure that the vehicle can operate at peak performance without any issues. Continue reading below to learn about which car fluids you should regularly check.

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How to Tell When It’s Time to Get New Tires

Monday, October 26th, 2020
Mechanic with thumbs up next to tire

Video: The Penny Tire Tread Check

With winter in Colorado approaching, you can’t be too cautious about tread wear on your tires. Luckily, there is a foolproof method to quickly check is the tread wear on your tires is too low to get traction on the road. This well-known method is called the penny tire tread check, and all you need to do it is a penny. Watch the video below to learn how to do the penny tire tread check so you can tell when it’s time to get new tires.

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