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Tag Archives: Technician

Stopping Your Vehicle Brief Information About Brakes

Stopping Your Vehicle Brief Information About Brakes

MERRILL AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE – BRAKE MAINTENACE & REPAIRURL: https://merrillauto.com/services/brake-repairKeywords: Brake Service Lakewood - Lakewood Brake Repair - Brake Shops Lakewood It doesn’t matter what your vehicle is equipped with, our brake services in Lakewood can help ensure your braking system is performing it’s best. Brake systems on most modern vehicles include three main components.  The rotors which are the round metal discs, calipers which straddle the rotors and squeeze the final part – brake pads.  The calipers squeeze pads onto the rotors which creates friction, slowing the vehicle down.  The bigger the rotors and pads the more friction.  Some sports cars and high-performance vehicles have calipers with multiple pistons.  The thinking here is more pistons equals more pressure, which realizes more friction and faster stopping.  In addition t ... read more

Helping Others with Automotive Repair

Helping Others with Automotive Repair

It's the holiday season, for which everyone is aware.  A time when busy life is sent into overdrive.  Take a regular week and pack several more events along with shopping trips and spending.  We all know the holidays are hectic.  Let's try to be aware of this, not dwelling on the chaos but focused on the benefits.  Seeing friends and family that aren't always in the picture.  Meeting new people in unexpected ways.  Watching children in total amazement of the magic this season brings.  For us in Colorado, January only brings colder days and tax season.  We should cherish December while we can, it's fleeting.     This is also a time for donations.  There are toy drives and telethons, events and parties to celebrate giving.  Merrill Automotive works with Toys for Tots, a Marine Corps Reserve run organization.  This is a fun way to collect toys for children who's parents can't aff ... read more

Local Automotive Repair & Maintenance Facility

Local Automotive Repair & Maintenance Facility

Hello Friends! When getting your vehicle or trailer maintained and repaired how do you select a shop?  One source is probably the review sites and these can be helpful to provide an overall first electronic impression based on other consumers though they can be somewhat misleading.  Another source may be friends and family but this can also be hard to fully trust as everyone has a different idea of what is expected.  One thing for certain is that a local, independent repair facility like ours in Lakewood, Colorado is better for you and your vehicle or trailer than a national chain or dealership.  Let me explain.  Large national chains are just that, large.  They rely on volume of cars to meet standards set by corporate, to achieve this there is often a discounted coupon involved which brings a possible customer to the shop.  These are sometimes misleading and only intended for single use customers.  Dealerships rely on new customers in the syst ... read more

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