May 28th, 2015
Summer’s going to be here before you know it, and that means time for family road trips!
We know there’s a lot to think about when you’re planning a vacation...money, accommodations, scheduling, keeping the kids occupied in the car...but one thing you definitely should not neglect in those plans is your tires.
Summer road trips are hard on tires. You have to figure you’re in a car that’s likely loaded to the gills, driving for hours and hours to get to your destination in 90-plus-degree weather. That’s a good way to end up with overheated tires, and heat is the enemy of even the best tires. Here are a few things to consider before you load up the car and get going:
Tags: tires, tire, tire pressure, tire repair, summer tires, tread depth, tire inflation, holiday travel
Posted in: Tires 101
May 14th, 2015
So we all know that May is devoted to Mother’s Day. In honor of mothers everywhere, here are a few helpful suggestions for you to show mom just how much you care.
1. Oil Change - Getting Mom’s car an oil change would be a nice way to help her get the most miles out of her car. Regular oil changes keep moving parts lubricated, reducing friction and heat buildup, and prevent deposits of sludge and gunk from building up on internal engine assemblies.
2. Wiper Replacement - Even the best windshield wipers need to be replaced every 12 months or so. We’ll get a look at the wi ...[more]
Posted in: Auto Repair 101
December (2) November (2) October (2) September (2) August (2) July (2) June (2) May (2) April (2) March (2) February (2) January (2)
December (2) November (2) October (2) September (2) August (2) July (2) June (2) May (2) March (3) February (1) January (1)
tires auto repair tire pressure auto repair tire driving safety brakes brake service preventative maintenance tire inflation Halloween drivers safety vehicle lighting headlights Fuel Economy holiday travel wheel alignment tire rotation tire repair tread wear oil change oil changes summer tires tread depth car repair tire rotation service air conditioning auto service AC Service car air conditioning all season tires replacing tires mechanic car battery winter auto repair flat tires winter tires snow tires winter car service gas mileage high mileage car high mileage engine MPG tire recycling tire technology brake fluid transmission fluid tips auto facts tire facts check engine light spark plug truck tires