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    How Gas Prices Work

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    In May 2008, average gas prices in the United States approached, and in some places passed, $4.00 a gallon, shattering records. But this was nothing new to American consumers. May was a month of records that broke one after another, and that came on the heels of months of rising prices. And then the cycle […]



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    What’s That Sound?

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    Clunk, thump, whine, screeech, clackety clackety or the mechanic’s all-time favorite, “It sounds like there’s a squirrel under my hood,” are all car noises that give drivers the chills–and they could spell trouble. Knowing which sounds you should never ignore–and how to best describe them to a mechanic–could save you lots of grief and money. […]



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    How to Flush Your Vehicle’s Cooling System

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    If your vehicle’s owner’s manual has instructions for draining the liquid from the cooling system, follow them. If you don’t have a manual, or if it lacks such instructions for flushing the cooling system, follow these steps to flush and change the coolant without endangering the environment. Park the vehicle in a safe place, away from children […]



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    How to Change the Oil in Your Car

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    Regularly changing your car’s engine oil and filter is one of the most important things you can do to keep your car running well. Over time, your oil will break down and your filter will become clogged with contaminants. Depending upon your driving habits and type of vehicle, this may take as few as 3 […]



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    Disc brakes vs. drum brakes: What they are, how they work, which is better

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    Brake technology, just like suspension technology and fuel-system technology, has come a long way in recent years. One of the first steps taken to improve braking came in the early ’70s when manufacturers, on a widespread scale, switched from drum to disc brakes. Here is an article that explains the difference between disc brakes vs. drum brakes, […]



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    Driving on Snow and Ice: 10 Safety Tips

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    Winter is coming and this means lots of snow and ice on the roads. Since you can’t always call in to work claiming a “snow day,” it’s better to learn how to correctly deal with driving in the snow. Get a grip.   To have adequate snow traction, a tire requires at least 6/32-inch deep […]



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    Essential Things You Should Keep in Your Car

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    Some of us keep absolutely nothing in our car trunks, while others have enough packed to live in their cars for weeks. Somewhere in between is this list of thirty things we think every car owner should always have on hand. Owner’s manual  This should naturally be in your glove compartment anyway, but you want to […]



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    When Wax Starts to Wane

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    Maybe you think waxing your car is only for sports cars, new cars, and those with a car obsession, but it’s actually good car hygiene and maintenance. While neglecting the paint job may not lead to mechanical performance issues, it will result in a lower resale value, just like if you never changed your oil […]



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    8 Things a Good Mechanic Will Tell You

    It’s cliched but true—there are a lot of dishonest car mechanics around. Here are a few ways to tell if you—and your car—are in trustworthy hands. Specifics An honest mechanic will give a signed work order with a specific estimate for each job and warranties that apply. If you are asked to sign a blank […]



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    Ten Best and Worst Automotive Gadgets

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    As the line between automotive electronics and consumer electronics grows ever closer, the list of new-car options has grown at an incredible pace. As a person who’s constantly in a new vehicle and has an insatiable love for gadgetry, click through the jump for my top 10 must-haves and the 10 options you should avoid […]



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    Contact Allegiance Automotive

    Phone: 303-938-9454

    Email: AllegianceAutomotiveBoulder@gmail.com

    Address: 4939 Broadway Street #60
    Boulder, CO 80304

    Hours: M-F: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
    Closed Saturday and Sunday

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