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Man resting hand on gear shifter of manual vehicle

Signs that Your Vehicle’s Clutch is Going Out

When you own a manual vehicle, one of the biggest services you may need is a clutch replacement. The clutch is essential for driving a vehicle with a manual transmission, as it controls the connection between the shaft that runs the engine and the shafts that turn the wheels. The clutch is used to disconnect the flow of power from the transmission without killing the engine, and the clutch helps discontinue the power flow to the transmission while shifting gears. Are you interested in learning a few signs that indicate when your clutch needs to be replaced? Continue reading below on our Carville’s Auto Mart blog!

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Some drivers are concerned about their environmental impact. People try to be conscious of their habits to try to lessen that impact as much as possible. Beyond buying more efficient cars, what can we really do to help things?

Driving less and being more mindful of our driving habits is obviously the first good step we can take. If you can chain trips together, then that will also help as opposed to making different, smaller trips. What can the people who have to drive often do? Some jobs and situations make it impossible to avoid driving, but we have some tips for them as well.

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You Could Win a Pair of Tickets

Fill out an official entry form and drop it in the box for your chance to win cool prizes and get qualified to win the grand prize; 1 Pair of Tickets to see Taylor Swift LIVE in-concert on Friday May 25th, 2018 @ Sports Authority Field in Denver, CO.

To Enter Visit Carville’s Auto Mart and put your information in the drawing box

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North Avenue Ribbon Cutting and Celebration

North Avenue Complete Streets Project Ribbon Cutting and Celebration

Come join us for the Celebration of the completion of Phase 1 of the North Avenue Complete the Streets Renovation Project.  There will be Food, prizes, variety of mascots and the Carville’s Auto Mart 9/11 Tribute to America Truck There will also be a Free Drawing for 2 Redline BMX Bikes and 2 Free Ski Tune Ups from The Board and Buckle.

The festivities will be held Thursday, October 27 from 5 to 6pm on the Northeast corner of 15th Street and North Avenue.  You can park just North of the Celebration in the former Far East Building.

The event will showcase the improvements that our partners of the City of Grand Junction have done to improve North Avenue.

CMU Homecoming Kris “Tonto” Paronto and Carville’s Auto Mart

Colorado Mesa University CMU 2016 Homecoming

Come celebrate with students, friends, family, facality, staff and the communty in being part of the Maverick Family this homecoming week.  Also don’t miss on seeing Kris “Tonto” Pronto war hero from the Benghazi Attack in the CMU Homecoming Parade riding in the Carville’s Auto Mart Tribute to America Truck October 22, 2016 at 2 p.m. in downtown Grand Junction, Co.  Check out more on Carville’s Auto Marts Tribute to America Truck at  See the full schedule of events going on this weekend during CMU’s Homecoming here.

2016 CMU Homecoming Events:

Friday, October 21  

The Homecoming Carnival      5:39-8:30pm           @ The Plaza

Victory Dinner                           6:00pm                   @Meyer Ballroom

The victory Dinner will be honoring the distinguished Alumni and Faculty of CMU.  Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at .  Spirit Packages also can be purchased for Alumni and Community Members for $75 for the weekend.

Men’s Soccer vs Metro State   7:00pm                 @Walker Field

Homecoming Bonfire                8:30-12pm           @Alumni Field

Saturday, October 22

Parade                                        2:00pm                @Downtown Grand Junction

Alumni Zone                                5:00pm               @ Stoker Stadium

Student Tailgate                          4:00-7:00pm      @Stocker Stadium

Football Game                            7:00pm                @Stocker Stadium

Sunday, October 23

Men’s Soccer vs UCCS               1:00pm                @Walker Field