Do you think you are having brake problems? More specifically rotors? Proper maintenance and service of your brakes is a top safety priority. The surface of the rotor is just as important as its thickness. This is why most rotors are coated, such as an anti-rust coating. This coating helps to protect the rotor from […]
Item Most Stolen from Vehicles?
What item is most often stolen from vehicles? Is it: (A) Stereo (B) Wheels (C) Air Bag (D) DVD System Well, if you said stereo – you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft – approximately 50,000 a year nationally in the United States. New airbags […]
How well do you know your Fuel System?
Come with the technician at Northside Auto Repair as we give you a quick overview of the fuel system. It starts with the fuel tank. The fuel pump is located inside the tank and pumps fuel out to the engine. Somewhere along the way is a fuel filter whose job is to filter out dirt […]
About Water Pumps
The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating through your engine. The water pump is driven […]
Improve Fuel Economy with Service
Maintaining your car or truck will make it more fuel efficient. That means it uses less fuel, and you save money. When we think of things that rob us of fuel economy, we can think of them in two ways: increased friction and inefficient fuel combustion. Friction: Anything that increases friction increases drag or load […]
Meet Our Team
Vic Dugger – Owner The Dugger family name has been trusted for quality auto repair and service since 1972. Vic opened Northside Auto Repair in 1994, after working for the family business and later as a Service Manager in Colorado Springs. Since 1994 more… Edward Smith – Technician I’ve been working for Northside Auto Repair […]
Northside Auto Repair
Northside Auto Repair can take care of all your vehicle service needs from basic maintenance to major repairs. We provide a best in the industry 12,000 mile/12 month national warranty to provide peace of mind on the road with over 13 ,000 Napa AutoCare Centers that honor our warranty. Fleet Service Available