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Scary Sounds That Mean It’s Time for a Service

Scary Sounds That Mean It’s Time for a Service

Halloween is supposed to be scary for all the right reasons -- the creepy goblins, spooky ghosts, and manic monsters -- not for the unusual sounds emanating from your engine. If you are hearing any of these sounds, you can think of it as your engine’s cry for help. There is no reason to stress; instead, simply bring your vehicle to South Park Tire & Auto in Littleton.  Here are some scary sounds that mean it’s time for a service:  Any sound you hear when you turn around a corner.  An unusual flapping sound.  If your car has a manual transmission, and you hear a grinding noise when you change gears.  Hissing or sizzling coming from under your hood.  A knocking sound originating from your engine.  Loud bangs.  Humming sounds coming from underneath your car.  Rattling noises from under your vehicle.  Your vehicle starts to roar when you accelerate.   Your vehicle starts to make squealing noises when you ... read more

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How to Keep Your Kids Entertained in the Car

How to Keep Your Kids Entertained in the Car

Summer is almost over, which means back-to-school season is fast-approaching. Time is of the essence to get those last road trips in. If you are planning any trips with your little ones, you are going to need to be keep them entertained, so you can focus on driving. Keep your kids entertained with these quick tips:  Turn your backseat into a movie theater, complete with a mobile entertainment system, and of course, popcorn!  Pack a treasure chest filled with non-perishable, non-messy snacks, coloring books, stickers, and toys.  Break out the iPad and find some fun and engaging apps.  Bring some creative snacks, such as a cheerio necklace.  Make sure to plan pit stops in advance, so you can take a break from driving and your little ones can stretch their legs.  How about a road trip playlist? Put together some sings destined to have you and your kids singing along.  Last but not least, keep a secret stash of toys handing. When everything else ha ... read more

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Maintenance Needs for Your Car in July

Summertime equals travel time, which means your vehicle is going to be needing a few maintenance items before you hit the open road and those temperatures start really rising. The team at South Park Tire & Auto has put together a few tips and tricks designed to keep you and your vehicle ready for summertime travel.  Here are the maintenance needs for your car in July:  Check your tires.  Oil is literally the lifeblood of your vehicle, which means it shouldn’t be forgotten.  De-winterize your vehicle by making sure all the fluids are at the appropriate levels.  Check your belts and hoses.  Don’t forget about the air filter.  Windshield wipers will need to be replaced.  Have your brakes thoroughly inspected.  Your coolant and radiator should be examined.  Clean your battery.   Of course, you can’t forget about your air conditioning. We don’t want you to suffer and sweat in a hot vehicle.&nb ... read more

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Best Road Trips Near Littleton, CO

Best Road Trips Near Littleton, CO

Last month, we talked about preparing for your road trip. Now, we are ready to go, but where are you headed? We are fortunate that we live in such a lovely place -- within driving destinations worthy of memorable moments and of course, Instagram photos. Here are the best road trips near Littleton, CO:  Rocky Mountain National Park: if you are interested in an outdoor adventure, Rocky Mountain National Park should be your go-to destination. Complete with opportunities for rock climbing, hiking, bird-watching, swimming, and sightseeing, to just name a few, this location has something in store for everyone.  Breckenridge: If you are looking for a quick destination into the mountains, “Breck” has something for everyone -- skiing, fine dining, and luxury lodging options.  Glenwoods Ridge: For something more mellow, Glenwoods Ridge, complete with hot springs, shopping, and canyon tours, is perfect.  Crested Butte: This location is easily the best mountain ... read more

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How to Get Your Car Ready for a Road Trip

How to Get Your Car Ready for a Road Trip

  If you are planning a road trip, we at South Park Tire & Auto want everything to go without a hitch, which means you may want to bring your vehicle to our team for inspection. There are certain components of your car tha t need to be double-checked before you head out on the road, as a broken-down vehicle is a surprise none of us want to deal with.  Before you embark on your road trip, make sure you have these aspects of your vehicle for both your peace of mind and safety:  Coolant Oil  Belt, hoses, and timing belt.  Battery  Gas  Air Filter  Brakes Tire Pressure  Exterior Lights Windshield Wipers  Along with these technical components of your vehicle, it is important to make sure you have a few basic necessities at the ready, such as an emergency car kit, complete with non-perishable snacks, water, first aid kit, and a blanket. Make sure you have some other essential safety features as a flashlight with backup batteri ... read more

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Spring Cleaning for Your Car

Spring Cleaning for Your Car

Spring cleaning isn’t just for your house. It’s for your car too! Especially when you live in a place like Denver, Colorado. With the winter road conditions being what they were, even your undercarriage needs a good spring cleaning. All of the salt and chemicals used to keep us safe on the roads and highways make for some pretty nasty wear and tear that can lead to rust. Oh no, not rust! That is the worst! Yes. Yes, it is.  Start your spring cleaning with a good and thorough washing of your car. Get in underneath to clean out all the rust causing agents. Thoroughly wash the entire vehicle. You will feel so good driving down the street not having that gunk all over it. You will look good too! Starting from the outside, make your way to the inside. If you don’t want to pay for a detail service, there are so many ways you can do it yourself. Using a makeup brush or a paintbrush, you can brush out all the dust in your vents. Next up, concocting a paste of vinegar a ... read more

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Holiday Events Around Littleton

Holiday Events Around Littleton

Are you more of a holiday's lights kind of person? Or a quiet, decorate a gingerbread house kind of person? There are lots of events this month, whether you’re the silent type or the boisterous nature. Take a gander, and maybe we’ll see you at one of these holiday events! Englewood Holiday Express The Bellevue Farm will be transformed into the North Pole with festive lights. You can visit Santa, sit down by the fire, have a hot drink, and roast s’mores! This family-friendly event is great for kids and parents. $10/Adults, $7/Kids up to 12 years old. Tickets online or at the door. December 7, 8, 14, and 15. Hours: 3:30 PM - 7:30 PM. A Hudson Christmas A Hudson Christmas is an outdoor holiday extravaganza. You can share with Santa, warm up in a yurt, walk amongst the brightly lit trees, and sip a hot beverage. This yearly holiday event runs many days in December. Tickets are available at the door on event nights starting at 4:30 PM or you can skip the line by p ... read more

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November Car Maintenance Checklist

November Car Maintenance Checklist

It’s November--time to think about Thanksgiving and going to Grandma’s house. Or maybe to visit your childhood friend, where Thanksgivings together has been a tradition since Kindergarten. Wherever you’re going, a lot of people will be on the road. We want you to be ready, to get your car ready, and to be safe above all.  Safety First While we’d never want you to get stranded, getting your car ready for that trip is critical for your peace of mind. You have to consider not only yourself but your family’s safety. And also consider the road conditions during this time of year. People are distracted by lots of things, but when the road conditions are less than optimal, that distracted driving can lead to accidents.  Emergency Car Kit If you ever get stranded, having the right things in the car can make all the difference. If the worst-case scenario happens and you get stuck in a snowbank, there are a number of i ... read more

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Why Should Tech-Savvy Millennials Consider A Career In The Auto Repair Industry?

If you’re a millennial, chances are you’re very tech-savvy. Chances are you were born with a smartphone in one hand and knew how to use it the instant you saw it. You also know your way around apps and have spent the better part of your childhood teaching people with more seniority how to navigate online. If that sounds like you, have you ever considered a career in the auto repair industry?   You’ve Been Told to Get a Traditional College Degree Getting a traditional college degree doesn’t sound so inviting all the time, does it? People just a couple of years older than you (maybe your older brothers and sisters) now have debt from their educations that will take them years, or decades, to repay. Every time the mailman comes to the door or they receive phone calls, they’re terrified at the bills that are accumulating. The time for being an indentured slave is long gone.   You Learn in Unconventional Ways You probably love watching YouTub ... read more

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