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Our blog gives you tips and helpful information from the motoring industry regarding vehicle and tire maintenance and repair.

Monthly Archives: October 2015


How long your tires last can be affected by how well the steering and suspension is working your car. Tire wear can be affected by driving habits, road conditions (potholes etc.), and the frequency of regular maintenance of the car’s chassis. So how do you insure that regular maintenance to your chassis of your car is done? Consider having your regular oil change completed by an ASE Certified Mechanic at a repair shop that offers complete auto repair. When the oil change service is performed the mechanic will inspect your tires for abnormal wear. Abnormal tire wear patterns can identify problems with the steering and suspension of the car. Cupping of the tire tread may be an indication that the shocks and/or struts are worn and needing replacement. Cupping may also indicate that the tires are in need of balancing. If the tires are wearing on the edges the wheel alignment should be checked. The mechanic will also inspect the steering and suspension components such as ball joint ... read more




Your vehicle’s tires provide so many important functions to the safe operation of your car or truck. One of them allows you to safely stop your vehicle. Another is to enable you to safely maneuver on our roads, especially during the monsoon storms we experience here in the valley. So, when was the last time you had your tires inspected? With the technology of today’s modern engines and motor oils, the oil change intervals on some cars can be 10,000 miles. For most people, during the oil change service was when the tires were inspected and tire pressures were adjusted. For today’s average driver driving a vehicle that has a 10,000 mile oil change interval, the tires would be inspected every 10 months! That is too long between inspections. The last thing you want to experience is the failure of a tire while driving at highway speeds.Your tire pressures should be checked and adjusted every month and before any extended road trip as it is normal for tires to lose air pressure over ... read more




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