The Best Auto Repair And Maintenance Services
If your vehicle is due for an examination by a mechanic, Andersen's Foreign Car Service, LTD in
Golden. CO 80401 is here to help! Whether you have one vehicle or a fleet,
we're happy to inspect your vehicles, diagnose any problems they may have, and
provide you with expert advice.
Call us at 303-278-8766 for more information about how we can help you keep your vehicles in great operating condition!
Our expert auto repair services include:
Import General Repair
Import vehicles can be an economical or stylish alternative to domestic cars. Obviously, they will require general repairs at some point. Additionally, maintenance and repair of these vehicles requires knowledge and tools not possessed by many auto shops. If you have issues with your import vehicle, contact or visit Andersen's Foreign Car Service, LTD today for professional import general repairs. We have the expertise required to get your vehicle running like new again.
Warning Lights Questions and Answers
Q: Why Is My Car's ABS Light On?A: An Anti-Lock Braking System or ABS warning light on your dash indicates something in your car's ABS needs to be checked out by a qualified mechanic. Your ABS is one of your most important safety systems. Do not ignore this warning light. Common issues are:
- Malfunctioning ABS module
- Low levels in the brake fluid reservoir
- Broken speed sensor
- The ABS system is not receiving power
Q: Why does my car keep saying the coolant level is low?A: If a low coolant warning light is on do not continue to drive and go directly to the auto repair shop. It is simple and often inexpensive to fix at Andersen's Foreign Car Service, LTD. Waiting to get the problem resolved can result in high-cost engine repairs. If the low coolant warning light continues to flash on, then there is a leak in the car's cooling system. Coolant fluid can leak in several ways. First, external leaks from radiator hoses, second, connections between hoses, or lastly, from the radiator itself. Your car's radiator cap may leak due to a faulty seal on the cap which can be easily resolved by a specialist at our shop in Golden.
Q: How do I fix a persistent traction control warning light?
A: Normally, when the traction control light comes on while driving it indicates the car's traction control lost grip or traction going around a sharp curve or while driving on wet pavement. However, sometimes the traction control warning light will come on and stay on.
The best way to determine whether it was just a fluke or a real issue is to shut your vehicle off and turn it back on. If the light is off, then it was likely a temporary malfunction. If the light does not reset, come by Andersen's Foreign Car Service, LTD in Golden and let us fix it.
Q: What are the main problems that cause a throttle control warning light to come on?A: The five main issues are:
- Irregular or dangerous unintended acceleration
- Intermittent loss of throttle control
- Sudden drop in fuel economy
- Hesitation or stumbling when accelerating.
- Engine stuck unable to accelerate beyond a fast idle.
Q: Why is my throttle control warning light on?A: The connection between the gas pedal and acceleration is controlled by your car's throttle. The amount of acceleration or throttle control is governed by a sophisticated computer system. Any disruption of the electrical signals will affect your vehicle's acceleration and cause the throttle control warning light to come on. If your throttle control light comes on go directly to Andersen's Foreign Car Service, LTD in Golden.
Q: Can I drive with the throttle control light on?A: No, unwanted acceleration may occur and cause an accident. Go straight to the repair shop. There can be many different causes for the throttle control warning light, many are simple fixes.
Outstanding Service, Carl went out of his way to insure my satisfaction, and he followed up to make sure everything went smoothly. I wouldn't hesitate to do business with them again. Professional, polite, and very knowledgeable. Thanks for the great service and follow up.
Steve Lunn, 09/13/2023
Excellent service, we are always confident that the work was necessary and fairly priced. Thanks!
Seward Linton, 09/09/2023
Excellent service, professional, polite. We will be back, extremely pleased!
Clifford Planchard, 09/01/2023