Being a responsible car owner means more than just keeping the exterior shiny. An automobile is an intricate, and sometimes delicate, piece of machinery that many people take for granted every day. Not at The Shop Automotive. We appreciate, care for, and maintain every system which makes our vehicles run. Stay up to date with our blog for auto maintenance tips from Boulder’s one-stop auto shop. We are the experts in diagnostics, tune ups, repairs, and general maintenance. Call today to book an appointment and keep your car happy and healthy.

  1. 5 Items to Have in Your Winter Emergency Car Kit

    The timing couldn’t be better with this post as it’s currently snowing here in Boulder. While we haven’t had that doozy of a snowstorm yet this season, you know one is looming on the horizon. Maybe you recently read “5 Winter Auto Maintenance Tips” and it reminded you to take your vehicle …Read More

  2. Auto Maintenance You Can Do Yourself

    It seems like everyone is pinching pennies these days. When it comes to auto maintenance, drivers usually opt for what’s cheapest. But what if there was a way to skip a potentially costly trip to the local automotive service center and still keep your vehicle in check? Here are five car maintenanc…Read More

  3. How to Be a Responsible Car Owner

    It takes more than a reliable vehicle to be safe on the road. Smart driving practices also play a major role. With that in mind, here are five tips for becoming a responsible car owner: Drive carefully You can admit it. There are times as a driver when you fail to abide by traffic laws. Whether it…Read More

  4. 5 Winter Auto Maintenance Tips

    As we write this blog post, Boulder is getting its first snow of the season. That means colder temperatures and potentially dangerous driving conditions are just around the corner. Now is the time to get your car or truck winter-ready. Here are five auto maintenance tips that could keep you from bei…Read More

  5. How Often Do You Really Need An Oil Change?

    It’s a question that every car owner wonders at some point or another. How often does your vehicle really need its oil changed? The answer may vary, depending on who you talk to. Conventional wisdom says that it should be changed once every three months or 3,000 miles — whichever comes first. Bu…Read More

  6. Just Got a Tax Refund? Use It On Your Car!

    Here’s an unfortunate truth: often times, car owners neglect routine maintenance and repairs required by their primary mode of transportation. This happens all too frequently, largely because vehicle owners are scared off by the price of some repairs and preventative maintenance solutions. Who has…Read More

  7. Gearing Up Your Vehicle For Spring

    Ah, springtime in the Rockies. Living in Boulder, we have a unique perspective that almost nobody else in the world gets to enjoy. We see an amazing amount of sunshine, live in close proximity to the mountains, and have countless hiking trails and sights to see all year round. Between the spring sho…Read More