02|20|2017

If my ‘check engine’ light is on, do I have a serious problem?

Question: How immediately do I need to respond to the check engine light? Answer: That dreaded check engine light can cause a lot of stress for vehicle owners. They...

01|22|2017

How do I know whether my vehicle needs a wheel alignment?

Question: If I get a wheel alignment, does it accomplish the same thing as balancing my tires? Answer: Wheel alignments and tire-balancing are different procedures. We talked last month...

12|16|2016

What causes my steering wheel to shake?

Question: Does a shaking steering wheel mean that my tires are out of balance? Answer: Other issues can cause a steering wheel to shake – such as bent rims,...

11|16|2016

If I hear a strange ticking noise, is that a problem?

Question: How can I figure out which engine noises need immediate attention? Answer: Prior to making a reservation for repair, one of the first things a customer might tell...

10|17|2016

How can I prepare my car for cold weather?

Question: As we get closer to winter, which maintenance items should I address to keep my car running smoothly? Answer: Colorado is infamous for its sudden weather changes in...

09|26|2016

10 years of thank-you’s

Anniversary event at Westminster auto shop attracts hundreds WESTMINSTER, Colo. (Sept. 26, 2016) – For the 10th straight year, Lake Arbor Automotive & Truck recently thanked its growing list...

09|12|2016

Is it worth spending the extra money on ‘premium’ fuel?

Question: How should I decide whether to pay for gasoline with a higher octane rating? Answer: If your car manufacturer recommends a specific level of octane for your vehicle’s...

07|13|2016

How hard is it to replace a bulb in a taillight?

Question: What do I need to know about changing a vehicle’s lightbulb? Answer: If one of your taillights has gone bad, you want to get it replaced as soon...

06|27|2016

Pedal power

Lake Arbor Automotive & Truck has faithfully participated in Bike to Work Day every year, as described in this Westminster Window story. The activity concludes with a breakfast of...

06|17|2016

What should I know about owning a diesel vehicle?

Question: Why do some people choose to buy a car or truck with a diesel engine? Answer: Diesel vehicles are quite popular, and according to the latest report in...