Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

Check out an Edmunds video review of the 2020 Tesla Model 3!

Friday, February 26th, 2021
2020 Tesla Model 3 from above

Video: Edmunds Review of 2020 Model 3

The Tesla brand is a trailblazer when it comes to electric vehicles. We’re excited for the day a Tesla model rolls onto our dealership lot! Are you interested in learning about the 2020 Tesla Model 3? Watch the Edmunds video review below to learn about the top-rated electric vehicle!


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.


Is rock salt bad for my paint job?

Friday, February 19th, 2021
Snow plow from exterior front

Although winter allows for a wide variety of fun outdoor activities, it can also pose challenges for many drivers between freezing cold temperatures, slippery roads and icy conditions. One method many public works departments use to melt ice and make roads safer is by placing rock salt on them. Are you wondering whether rock salt might damage your vehicle’s exterior paint job? Continue reading below to learn more!


Is there a way to keep tires in good shape longer?

Friday, February 5th, 2021
Mechanic with thumbs up next to tire

How to Make Your Tires Last Longer

Buying new tires for your vehicle is not a cheap affair. Often times, ordering new tires and having them installed on your vehicle costs hundreds of dollars, which is why many drivers want to make their tires last as long as possible. When buying new tires, shoppers may see the estimated tire life, but without preventative maintenance and services, tires often do not make it as long as the brand suggests. Are you wondering how to keep your tires in good shape for as long as possible? Continue reading below to learn how to make your tires last longer!


Learn how to change the oil and oil filter in your car!

Friday, January 29th, 2021
Technician and mechanic working on car

Video: How to Change Oil & Oil Filter

The oil and oil filter play a vital role in the performance of any vehicle. The oil helps keep the engine lubricated and cool, and without it, the engine may overheat and eventually stall. That’s why it is important to stay up to date on the manufacturer’s recommended service intervals in your vehicle’s owner’s manual. Are you wondering how to change the oil and filter of your vehicle? Watch the video below or schedule a service appointment at Carville’s Auto Mart today!


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!


Learn a few tips for getting your car ready for winter!

Friday, January 1st, 2021
2020 Nissan Pathfinder in snow

Video: 6 Ways to Prepare Vehicle For Winter

The season of winter tends to be the most harsh for vehicles. With freezing temperatures, corrosive rock salt, slick and snowy road conditions and some drivers’ inability to wash the exterior of their car can prove to be difficult for any vehicle. That’s why it is important to take steps to protect your vehicle and prepare it for the winter months. Check out the video below to learn 6 ways to prepare your vehicle for winter.


Benefits of Winter Tires vs All-Season Tires

Thursday, December 31st, 2020
Mechanic with thumbs up next to tire

While shopping for new tires, drivers have a number of options to choose from. Two that stand out for winter drivers include winter tires and all-season tires. Are you interested in learning how the two types of tires compare? Check out the view explaining the difference between winter and all-season tires below!


Winter Driving Tips for Colorado Drivers

Thursday, December 31st, 2020
2020 Ford truck plowing snow

Now that winter has arrived, there is no denying that some drivers are feeling uncomfortable while taking on slick and snowy road conditions. Are you interested in learning some tips for driving in the winter? Check out the video below to learn some essential winter driving tips from the folks at Consumer Reports and learn how to stay in control while driving during Colorado winters.


Benefits of Having Wheels Aligned

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020
Mechanic holding drill with car tires in background

Can you remember the last time you were driving and hit a speed bump too quickly, ran into a curb or even bumped into the concrete slab at the end of a parking spot? Each time something like this happens, it can move your vehicle’s alignment out of place. When wheels are misaligned, the vehicle might favor one side over the other while trying to drive straight down the road and result in irregular tread wear on tires. Let’s dive into a few benefits of having wheel aligned below!