100% Customer Satisfaction

Work Done Right – the First Time, On Time
Same Day Service – Always Our Goal!

Convenient:

Complimentary Local Shuttle
Clean, Comfortable Waiting Room with Wi-Fi

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

Super Slick at John’s Auto Care in Boulder: Synthetic Oil

When you get an oil change, it’s always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the auto manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we’re asked if we’d like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more [...]

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Blind Spot Safety For Boulder Driving

Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse’s annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Boulder, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it’s not good marital advice, it’s good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Eldorado Springs car owners’ blind [...]

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Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you’ve ever had your brakes go out while you’re driving around the Eldorado Springs area, you’ll know how terrifying it can be. Today we’ll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem, and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication that something’s [...]

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The Harm In Skipping An Oil Change For Boulder Drivers

People in Boulder have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you’re wondering: What are the key issues? Some new vehicle manufacturers in Boulder are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles or more. This practice came [...]

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Below 45 Degrees in Boulder: Consider Winter Tires

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Boulder drivers couldn’t wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. CO motorists ran out and bought some and we thought we [...]

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Cool Running In Boulder

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 [...]

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Hey Boulder Drivers; What Is The Most Distracting Food?

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 [...]

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Selecting New Tires and Wheels

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 [...]

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The John’s Auto Care Guide To Caring For Your Transmission

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, [...]

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Protecting Your family car From Theft In Boulder, CO

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 [...]

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