Learn How Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors Work

How much do you know about auto-dimming rearview mirrors? As a vehicle owner, it’s incumbent upon you to understand how this technology works. You'll likely adopt a different perspective about this incredible feature.

Electrochromism is the process that causes auto-dimming rearview mirrors to darken. As a result, drivers are able to navigate the roads more effectively. This is a feature that’s in many vehicles, and it’s something that should not be taken lightly. There are microprocessors in auto-dimming mirrors that work in conjunction with sensors. 

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Make a Plan Before You Buy Your Next Used Car

Land Rover Roaring Fork believes that all car buyers should have the information they need to make an informed used car purchase. Taking the time to make a solid plan before you shop will pay off in more satisfaction with your choice. Here are a few simple steps to take.

Knowing how much you can afford to spend and the kind of car you need are important first steps. There is no point in test driving a car that is outside of your range. You should also look at the operating costs of the car that you are interested in…

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Belts And Hoses

Your vehicle has timing belts, serpentine belt and coolant hoses. The timing belts helps control the camshaft of your engine. It also ensures that the valves open and close at the right time so that everything operates smoothly. If your timing belt is frayed, then it is time for you to get it replaced. You may also notice that the engine backfires.

The serpentine belt ensures that your air conditioner, alternator and power steering pump operate efficiently. If it is damaged, then the engine may overheat. Splitting, cracking and squealing noises are signs that 

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What to Inspect if Your Tire Pressure Light is Illuminated

A lot of people notice that there is a light on their dashboard which is illuminated. Rather than ignore this alert, it's a good idea to stop and see what the problem is. A tire pressure light is something that comes with most automobiles these days. It will alert you when the pressure inside your tires just isn't right. This could apply to one or all of your tires.

Needing to add air to on or more of your tires doesn't necessarily mean that you have tires that need to be replaced. A change from warm weather…

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Hit the Trail in the Land Rover Discovery

Do you spend time driving off of the beaten path? If so, you need a vehicle that's tough enough to handle the stress. At Land Rover Roaring Fork, we're thrilled to suggest the Land Rover Discovery, a popular 7-passenger SUV.

When you're off-roading, weight matters, That's why Land Rover engineered the Discovery with a frame that's up to 1,000 pounds lighter than previous models. This reduction is thanks to the aluminum unibody design, which is rigid and strong.

Planning to head into the mountains? 

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Range Rover Technology Features

Land Rover has designed the perfect driving experience for the latest Range Rover models. With all new driver assistance features included in the standard edition and lots of luxurious extras, critics and drivers agree that this is the best version of the luxury SUV so far. Standard features include two 10-inch touch screens, GPS navigation, Bluetooth, smartphone integration, 13-speaker Meridian sound system, satellite radio, a WiFi hotspot, and HD radio. You can upgrade the Range Rover by opting for one of the high-end packages.

The optional features for the 

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An easy way to test your car battery

Having a dead battery is one of the worst things that can happen when you are trying to drive in Glenwood Springs. Though there often are no signs your battery is about to fail, you can test it to see if it might need to be replaced.

To test your battery, shut the car off and leave your headlights on for 15 minutes. While you are waiting, inspect the battery for any signs of leaks or corrosion. Once you have waited 15 minutes, start your car and repeatedly crank the engine. If your headlights dim significantly or if your car…

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Belts & Hoses Warning Signs of Trouble

When you bring your car in for maintenance and oil changes, mechanics should also check your belts and hoses. These are responsible for carrying fluids and charges to several different components of your engine, electrical systems, cooling, and more. Your vehicle has a series of belts, including the timing belt and serpentine belts. These are responsible for maintaining your engine and steering. If either of these crack or split, your engine may overheat, and you could lose your power steering.

Coolant hoses may also crack, leak, or grow soft. 

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Range Rover Technology Features

The new Range Rover has a variety of advanced technology features included in the standard edition, which makes it one of the most comfortable luxury SUV cabins in the class. Some of the included technology features are two 10-inch touch screen displays, Touch Pro Duo infotainment system, satellite radio, HD radio, USB ports, WiFi hot spot, and plenty of driver assistance features.

Driver safety has become a major investment for Land Rover. Drivers can now feel safer and more comfortable in the latest cabin design

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Land Rover Discovery Performance Features

Drivers and critics love the latest SUV from Land Rover. With more acceleration and power, the Discovery delivers with a V6 engine in the base trim. The supercharged 3.0-liter V6 engine offers 340 horsepower, and it comes with an off-road package. The upgraded turbodiesel engine gets a better fuel economy, however.

Land Rover wanted to create a crossover that was made for everyday convenience but also had off-roading and powerful towing capacities. You get torque and horsepower from the base Discovery, but you’ll get better fuel economy with the turbodiesel engine. 

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