Flashing Check Engine Light – Pull Over!

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Check Engine Light DiagnosisFor many drivers, a check engine light can cause instant panic. There are many reasons for this dashboard warning light to appear. That means uncertainty – what is the problem, how bad is it, and what should I do?

Don’t Ignore a Check Engine Light!

This warning light appears for a reason, and ignoring it could lead to much more extensive damage, in some cases causing thousands of dollars in engine repairs. But addressing early could instead mean simple maintenance. Our auto repair experts can diagnose the problem and get you back on the road safely – call our Littleton auto repair shop at 303-347-1010.

If your check engine light is flashing, find a safe place to pull over as soon as possible. Flashing warning lights should be taken seriously. Flashing usually indicates a problem where the safety of the vehicle could be at risk. Shut off your vehicle and have it towed to a trustworthy auto repair shop with certified technicians, up-to-date training, and proper equipment, like Keller Bros. Auto Repair.

The same is true for other warning lights on your dashboard. A tire pressure light may indicate that the tire needs more air, but if the same light starts flashing you may at risk of a flat tire.

Dashboard lights are designed to warn a driver about issues with their vehicle. While it may not always be clear to you what caused the light to appear, it is clear what you should do – take your vehicle to your reliable auto repair shop, Keller Bros.

Our experienced technicians use up-to-date technology to interpret the computer code that triggered the warning light, but our diagnosis doesn’t stop there. With training and expertise, our technicians will perform an inspection on the vehicle to perform additional diagnostics if needed. This lets us confirm the problem and recommend services to fix it right the first time.

When the check engine light or other dashboard warning light appears, bringing your vehicle into our independent auto repair shop for an inspection helps you catch and prevent costly issues.  That means you’re able to keep your vehicle running smoothly and get more miles out of every dollar!

Our ASE-Certified technicians are here for you – If your check engine light is on, give us a call at 303-347-1010. We’ll diagnose and fix the problem to get you back on the road!

Christmas Blessings for Two Families

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To spread the joy and love of the Christmas season, Keller Bros. is giving a special Christmas gift to two local families. At the beginning of this month, we asked our customers to tell us the story of a family who you believe deserves a special blessing this holiday season. We wanted to know about your neighbors, friends, and church members who touch your hearts. The nominations you submitted touched our hearts, and we’re honored to support both families during this holiday season. A single mom with two young girls was nominated by her sister. Between full days at work and struggling to manage multiple responsibilities, her sister wanted to make the holidays extra special for her and the girls. “She loves so fiercely and is one of the hardest workers I know,” said her sister. “She and her two …… ( more )

And the Winners Are… Customer Appreciation Drawing!

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Today, I’m excited to announce the winners of the Keller Bros. Customer Appreciation Drawing! Every guest who visited Keller Bros. during November received a ticket to be entered into a drawing for one of 8 prizes. From all of the tickets we received, we drew 8 winners! Night on the Town! This special package includes dinner at Angelo’s Taverna, dessert at the Melting Pot, and a movie for two at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema! Winner: Travis Ryan Avalanche Tickets! Win two tickets for the January 14 Colorado Avalanche vs. Nashville Predators game – club level seats! Winner: Dan Lebel Dinner and Movie! Experience a movie at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema with two tickets, popcorn, and drinks. Winner: Tina Shoemaker Keller Bros. Gift Certificate! Two winners will receive a $50 gift certificate for any vehicle service. Winners: Kathy Golding & Eddie Mullison …… ( more )

Customer Appreciation Giveaway!

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Have you heard the news? November is Customer Appreciation Month at Keller Bros. Auto Repair! All month long, we’re finding ways to show you our appreciation, from Thursday morning breakfast to special savings and gifts. There are so many ways to join the celebration, but I want to make sure you don’t miss one thing we’re very excited about… Keller Bros. Customer Appreciation Giveaway! Every guest who visits Keller Bros. this month will receive a ticket to be entered into a drawing for one of 8 prizes. No purchase required! Simply stop by the shop and ask for your ticket. You’ll have a chance to win: Night on the Town! This special package includes dinner, dessert, and a movie for two! Avalanche Tickets! Win two tickets for the January 14 Colorado Avalanche vs. Nashville Predators game – club level seats! Dinner …… ( more )

Winter is Coming! Prepare your Vehicle

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Fall in Littleton means unpredictable weather, changing road conditions, the first snow storms, and winter preparations. It also means new challenges for drivers, especially those new to our state who are not familiar with winter driving. Make sure your family and your vehicle is prepared before the first storm of the season. Defroster/Heater – When you get in your car in the cold fall mornings, test your heater by turning it on high. Make sure the defroster setting works, with air flow reaching the windshield. If air flow appears blocked or it takes too long to warm the inside of your car, bring it in to Keller Bros. for a heating system inspection. Not only does a broken heating system leave you cold in your car, it can be a safety hazard if you can’t defrost your windshield! Battery – …… ( more )

Preparing for Fall and Winter Road Conditions

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It is officially Fall in Littleton! Which means before we know it, sunny summer days will turn to unpredictable fall conditions. Ask yourself now, before the first storm hits Littleton, “Is my car ready for winter weather?” To help keep you and your family safe this fall, we’ve put together this list of tips to get your car ready for Fall! Tire pressure – As temperatures drop, your tire pressure can lose as much as 1 psi for every 10 degree change. Keep a pressure gauge in your glove box and check your tire pressure at home. If you’re not sure what the recommended tire pressure is for your vehicle, call us at 303-347-1010. Proper tire pressure improves fuel efficiency! Tire tread – Check your tire tread too! Your tire becomes legally bald when tread falls below 2/32 of an inch, but …… ( more )

Planning a Road Trip? Why you need a Pre-Trip Inspection

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Whether you are planning one last summer road trip or you’re sending a child off to college across the country, road trips can be stressful. While they are a great way to see the country and explore, road trips can also mean unexpected surprises, varying road conditions, and lots of miles on your car in a short amount of time. Stay safe on the journey — BEFORE you hit the road, make sure your car is up to the task! Most common Road-Trip Breakdowns According to one road side maintenance company, the top causes of breakdowns on the road include: Dead or faulty battery Flat tire Faulty Alternator Starter Fuel problems Clutch cables Spark plugs Ready for the good news? ALL of these factors can be avoided with proper preventative maintenance! A trained technician can spot the warning signs of …… ( more )

How to Change a Flat Tire

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Let’s face it – flat tires happen. No matter how careful you may be, any car can succumb to an unexpected flat. But you can be prepared! Car manufacturers have made the tire change process simple so that virtually anyone can do it. And with our guide, you can be confident in your ability to change a flat tire! Before you head out for a long drive, or even your regular commute, check your spare tire. You can’t replace a flat tire with a flat spare! You can also look at your tires – if you see any worn spots or skimpy tread, invest in new tires. You can even stop by our shop for a full inspection before any big road trips! But even the most prepared drivers can encounter unexpected flats – not to fear! With this guide, …… ( more )

What to do if your Vehicle is Overheating

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An overheating engine can be one of the most stressful roadside emergencies a driver experiences. What should you do if your vehicle starts overheating? Watch for warning signs. If the temperature gauge starts rising rapidly, pull over. If steam (often looks like smoke) starts coming out from under the hood, pull over. If your engine starts making unusual noises, pull over. If the check engine light comes on, pull over. Find a safe location. Pull over as quickly as you can safely. If you are on a busy street, find a safe place to park your vehicle. Stay calm and do not put your family or other drivers in danger. Wait. Avoid the impulse to open the hood right away. If the engine has reached a very high temperature, you could burn yourself while opening the hood to look. Instead, …… ( more )

Colorado votes Keller Bros. Best Auto Repair in the State

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At Keller Bros., we’ve always believed that we don’t work in a repair shop, we work in a community… and that our job isn’t fixing cars, it’s taking care of our neighbors. Which is why we are incredibly honored to be recognized by our neighbors as the “Best of Colorado.” Keller Bros. Auto Repair was recognized by voters, including readers of Colorado Biz magazine and business owners across Colorado, in this year’s “Best of Colorado” list as Best Car Service: Repair! In fact, so many votes were entered for Keller Bros. in the “Car Service” category that Colorado Biz created a brand new “Best of Auto Repair” category to properly tally the votes.  Keller Bros. has sought to be the most honest and ethical place you can take your car. Which is why we are incredibly grateful for our community’s votes …… ( more )