DOG FOOD IN YOUR ENGINE (Keeping Rodents out of your Engine)

March 31, 2024

A technician was telling us the other day that he was servicing an engine and spotted something he'd never seen before: A collection of dry dog food siting on a horizontal metal ledge near the base of the engine. It was neatly stashed and was in a spot where the food pellets couldn't have simply... More

Transmission Service at PPR Automotive in Colorado Springs

March 24, 2024

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Colorado Springs drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in UT to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But pr... More

Breathe Easier (Cabin Air Filter)

March 18, 2024

When you get in your vehicle, how does it smell? If it's not so nice, it may be time to have your cabin air filter changed. It's not the same one that filters out the air used in the engine. The cabin air filter screens out dust and other particulates from the outside air so when it enters the c... More

Deciphering the PPR Automotive Menu Board

March 17, 2024

Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Colorado Springs, UT, service centers like PPR Automotive have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typical list, in alphabetical ... More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

March 17, 2024

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Colorado Spr... More

New Life for Your Older Car in Colorado Springs

March 16, 2024

Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Colorado Springs families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, you... More

Automotive Tips from PPR Automotive: Making a Battery Last Longer

March 15, 2024

One thing all Colorado Springs drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. PPR Automotive can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted li... More

Rotation Explanation (Tire Rotation Patterns)

March 14, 2024

You may notice that when you get your vehicle's oil changed, your service adviser may recommend that you have your tires rotated at the same time. The reasons are simple. That will allow your tires to wear more evenly and reduce the noise your tires make as you drive down the road. There are di... More

Differential Service in Colorado Springs, UT - What You Need to Know

March 13, 2024

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Colorado Springs, UT, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a different... More

Picking the Right Tires in Colorado Springs

March 10, 2024

Shopping for tires in Colorado Springs can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires in Colorado Springs are looking for maximum s... More