Why Are People Choosing Us?
Boulder's auto repair experts... with a personal touch.
Who we are:
At John’s Auto Care, we combine old-fashioned values with the very latest in auto repair technology. Leaders in Boulder car repair and service since 2005, we work on all import and domestic cars, SUVs and light trucks. Owner, John Argrow, has been an auto mechanic in Boulder for over 15 years, with many devoted customers from Boulder County, Longmont, Broomfield, Westminster and surrounding areas. We value the long-term patronage of our clients and are proud of the relationships we’ve built with them. We understand that trust is something that must be earned, and work hard to exceed our customer’s expectations.
Our talented team of handpicked mechanics has a thorough understanding of even the most complicated car and truck problems … along with a true passion for people! Our customer service motto: Treat the customer the way you’d want your mother to be treated.
We genuinely want you to enjoy your experience with us and strive to keep you and your family safe on the road for miles of worry-free driving! You won’t find a more friendly and dependable auto repair shop committed to providing you with exceptional customer care and on-time service.
What we do:
Whether you own an import or domestic car, truck or SUV, we offer a complete array of affordable preventative maintenance services and can diagnose and repair just about any issue that may come up – from oil changes and tune-ups to computer diagnostics and engine repairs and everything in-between.
Our ASE-certified auto mechanics conduct a thorough FREE inspection with each visit to ensure your vehicle is safe, help avoid costly repairs and optimize gas mileage. Understanding that most people do not have unlimited funds available at will, we make sure each customer is informed of any and all services or repairs that are called for; render a detailed estimate for each; and help prioritize any work needed or recommended so customers can budget and plan. We then send reminders of any work needed so issues can be addressed BEFORE they become a problem – saving money and headaches down the road. Bring your car to us and you’ll never have to worry about it again.
Car Care Tips from the Blog
Most cars and trucks have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Lafayette motorists only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Lafayette. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hills, [...]
Every car in Boulder, CO is at risk for theft. So it’s up to us Boulder drivers to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere. The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense Visible and audible [...]
Taking care of our tires is a vital part of car care for Boulder drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some essential preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve fuel efficiency and extend the life of the tires, so it’s well worth the effort and expense [...]
If you aren’t currently using synthetic motor oil in your Boulder vehicle, maybe now’s the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn’t gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and it doesn’t vaporize as easily. It protects better in severe driving [...]
Today John’s Auto Care is talking about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It’s become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It’s not that people in CO are confused as much as they don’t realize how much things have changed in recent years. If you have questions about the fluids in your [...]
Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of Boulder car owners driving around on under-inflated tires. Admittedly, it’s hard to tell when a radial tire is under-inflated. If your auto manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your family car tire’s considered significantly under inflated at 26 pounds. The tire [...]
The drive train in your vehicle includes all the critical components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance your driveshaft needs will also differ by what type of vehicle [...]
Okay. You went to your local Boulder car wash and while your family car was under the dryer, the check engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the family car! You head for the nearest Boulder service station, but on the way, the check engine light stops [...]
Brakes really aren’t optional equipment for Boulder drivers. And taking care of them isn’t optional either. A regular brake inspection is on every CO car’s maintenance schedule. At John’s Auto Care, our team will check your brake system and let you know if there are any important problems. Of course, if you’re having trouble with your brakes, get your car into [...]
Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly pricey repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let’s Boulder car owners take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our critical timing belt. First, let’s review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine, over the cylinders is [...]