Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

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How to Know It Is Time for a Brake Replacement?

6 Signs that Tell You Your Car Needs New Brakes  

Everybody knows that brakes are one of the most critical parts of a vehicle. Not only from a functionality standpoint because they help stop the vehicle, but also from a safety standpoint as they also help avoid obstacles on the roads. So, making sure your vehicle has good brakes with adequate bite and stopping power is crucial before you hit the road, but how do you tell it’s time your vehicle needs a new set of brakes? Porsche of Colorado Springs is sharing with you five crucial signs that tell you your car needs a brake replacement.   

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What Do I Need to have in My Car Emergency Kit During Winters?

Things that you Must Have in your Winter Car Survival Kit  

The Winter season can be harsh, and emergencies can happen anywhere, so you should always have a winter car survival kit. Whether you puncture a tire, run out of fuel, or slip on a snowy road, a car emergency kit will help you to get back on the road safely. It is best to be prepared for the worst-case scenario; therefore, a car emergency kit for winters might be helpful if you stumble upon any problem. At Porsche of Colorado Springs in Colorado, CA, we have a list of things you should have in your winter emergency kit if you are traveling to a snowy region. Read on to learn more.  

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How to Prepare My Vehicle for the Winter Season?

Tips to Get Your Car Ready for Winter  

There is a chill in the air of Colorado Springs; winter is fast approaching. Like getting yourself ready for the winter with warm clothes and shoes, your car also needs to be prepared for the snow, ice, and freezing temperatures. Getting your vehicle ready is essential to avoid the effect of the weather on the different parts of the vehicle, prevent breakdown or accidents, as well as save on repair costs and gas. AT Porsche of Colorado Springs, we have put together a list of tips that can be useful for your vehicle.  

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How to Maintain My Car in Summer?

Car Maintenance Tips for your Vehicle in Summer

The scorching sun of summer can be brutal on your body and lead to heat strokes and sunburns. In the same way, the summer heat can take a toll on the interior as well as the exterior of your vehicle. In addition, car repairing can be very expensive if the problem is unattended for a long time. But if you maintain your car regularly, you will have better chances of keeping your ride in good running conditions and avoid extra expenses. At Porsche of Colorado Springs in Colorado Springs, CO, we have listed out a few cost-effective ways to keep your car working in the best conditions despite the summer heat. 

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Tips for getting rid of a bad smell in your car

If you drive a Porsche, you’re probably at least somewhat paranoid about keeping it clean. That makes perfect sense, because you paid a lot of money for an exquisite performance machine. Even with the proper maintenance measures in place, you might still find that you haven’t been able to get rid of a bad smell that seems to overwhelm your car. No worries, that’s what we’re here for. Take a look at the short video here on our blog for some tips on how to make that smell go away. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Buying a Used Car? Check Here First

How to Transfer a Vehicle Title in Colorado

Unlike buying a new set of mittens or a box of cereal, purchasing a new car comes with a bit of extra paperwork. While it would be nice to be able to put the money on the table and drive off in your new vehicle, you must take care of the extra details. The rewarding experience of purchasing a car from a private seller comes with the responsibility of transferring the title. See how to transfer a vehicle title in Colorado! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Do I Need a Wheel Alignment?

When to get a wheel alignment

Wheel alignments are just one of the many things you’ll need to do if you’re a regular driver. As we hit potholes and bumps in the road, they can take a huge toll on our vehicles and that’s when it’s time for a wheel alignment. It’s not always super easy to tell if you need one or not, so read on to see when the best time is to get a wheel alignment! Read the rest of this entry >>

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What fuel should be used in a Porsche?

Do I need to use premium fuel in my Porsche?

When it comes time to fill up with fuel at the pump, there are typically three different fuel options to choose from. The type of fuel you should use is largely dependent on the type of engine in your vehicle. Porsches are more expensive which may naturally lead someone to wonder if they need to use premium fuel in it. Do you need to go with the expensive stuff, or can you get away with using the cheaper options? Read the rest of this entry >>