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
Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don’t hear much any more about cars overheating. That’s because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn’t mean you can’t overheat your family car engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yourself on the side of the expressway in Boulder waiting [...]
So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Boulder? Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving, but if you [...]
Some of us Boulder drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. Boulder motorists live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive between Boulder and Eldorado Springs, where you want to go or the look you’re after; there is a tire for [...]
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 [...]