About The GeekWrench

A Colorado Native. A natural born gearhead and technology freak. Engineer, Technician, Programmer... These are a few of the professional hats he has worn.

OLD MAN WINTER IS COMING! Check Tires – for condition, proper wear pattern, and inflation Check Brakes – Lining thickness, proper wear and function Check Lamps – Headlight brightness, signal lamps, brake lamps Check Wipers – Condition and performance Check Filters – Cabin and Engine Air Filters Check Heater – Performance and Flow Check Antifreeze…

I must have missed a meeting Somehow I became the Ford 6.0L Diesel guy in the shop. I think it was our second year in business when Chris and I were as eager as can be and as relentless as ever to NEVER EVER get stumped with a problem we couldn’t figure out. That was…

Stop Quickly Stop Quietly Call us today to schedule your FREE brake inspection Claim a $50 Prepaid VISA Card from NAPA Brakes with qualifying purchase. Ask our service experts about the details   Get $50 Rebate Instructions Purchase a minimum of $250 of qualifying brake parts in a single purchase between April 1–June 30, 2018…

Your shocks and struts help you stop in the shortest distance. They keep your axles and suspension bushings from being over-flexed, preventing additional costly repairs. They keep your car from being bounced in every direction on our bumpy and pot-holed Colorado roads. They have an expected lifespan of about 75,000 miles and should be inspected…

When your vehicle’s air filter or cabin air filter gets dirty; it can’t shake it off. That’s why they both need to be inspected and replaced routinely. Now until April 30th when you get an oil change at Finn Mototech you’ll save $15 instantly when you have a qualifying NAPA Air Filter or Cabin Air Filter…

Working on a 5.7L V8 in a 2005 Chrysler 300C. Its a pretty cool gangster-Bently looking ride but this Hemi is a bit sick. Customer complaint involved an overheated condition, poor running, and a hard time starting. Judging by the way it ran when I pulled it in, this baby has a dead hole Out…

Lets apply a metaphor to your car that I seldom use. Your body. After all, most of us have either named one of our cars or at least had a car in the family that had been named at some point. Ginger, Bessie, Gertrude… handsome gal of an old rig… Water’s use in your car…

The role of engine oil has come along way with the modernization of engine technologies. Caring for your engine used to mean that you kept enough oil in the engine, topping off now and again for the small allowance that would get burned past the rings. You would change it once in a while to…

When temperatures drop, your automobile’s battery has to work a lot harder. And if your battery isn’t running at peak performance, it might just leave you out in the cold. So before you get stranded, visit your nearby NAPA Auto Care Center for a battery check. If it needs replacing, there’s never been a better…

What does my Check Engine light mean? It means your vehicle’s onboard computer system has self-diagnosed some kind of problem. The “Check Engine” light, which is also called a “Malfunction Indicator Lamp” (MIL) or “Service Engine Soon” (SES) lamp, is there to signal you when a problem occurs that may require attention. This can include…

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