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Tires & Winter Roads

Tires play a critical role in maintaining traction and control on winter roads, where conditions can be hazardous due to snow, ice, and slush. Several factors contribute to how well tires perform in winter conditions: Tread Pattern: Winter tires are designed with a tread pattern that includes deep grooves and sipes (small channels) to enhance … Continued

Winter Driving

Winter driving can be challenging due to snow, ice, reduced visibility, and slippery road conditions. Here are some tips for staying safe while driving in winter conditions: Prepare Your Vehicle: Ensure your vehicle is winter-ready by checking the battery, brakes, tires, windshield wipers, lights, and fluids. Consider using winter tires for better traction. Check Weather … Continued

Winter Driving Safety

Winter driving can present various challenges due to snow, ice, and cold temperatures. To ensure a safe and comfortable journey during the winter months, consider the following tips: Stay informed about weather forecasts along your route and at your destination. Plan your travel around favorable conditions and be prepared for unexpected changes. Ensure your vehicle … Continued

Tire Care During the Winter

Tire safety is crucial during the winter months when roads can be slippery due to ice and snow. Properly maintained tires enhance traction and handling, reducing the risk of accidents. Here are some key tips for tire safety in winter: Winter Tires: Consider using winter or snow tires, especially if you live in an area … Continued

Three Essential Tire Services

Tire service is an essential part of vehicle maintenance, since tires play a crucial role in ensuring a safe and smooth ride. Tires are subjected to significant wear and tear. Regular tire maintenance and care will significantly extend the life of your tires and optimize their performance. The following are three easy and affordable tire … Continued

Decoding Your Dash

There was a time when the fanciest thing about a car’s dashboard was a pair of fuzzy dice on the mirror. With today’s onboard vehicle technology, your car’s dashboard is more of a sophisticated communication hub, equipped with a variety of warning lights that convey important messages about your vehicle’s health. Understanding these signals can … Continued

Ways to Improve Fall Visibility & Safety

Changing of the seasons is always a good time to think about vehicle maintenance. In addition to taking your car in for its required mechanical checks, there are things you can do in your own garage to prepare for autumn. Falling leaves and tree debris make keeping your windshield clean for clear visibility a challenge. … Continued

Prepping Your Vehicle for the Cold

Cold temperatures can be pretty rough on your vehicle, so it could use some extra care to prevent winter-related weather vehicle problems. Here are some of those problems and how you can resolve or prevent them. Check and Maintain Proper Tire Pressure It is not uncommon for pressure to drop with the temperature, leaving you … Continued

Pros and Cons of Extended Warranties

One of the most perplexing questions concerning auto care is whether or not to buy an extended warranty. Extended warranties, also known as vehicle service contracts or extended service plans, offer additional coverage beyond the manufacturer’s warranty. But is investing in an extended warranty a prudent decision, or is it simply a way for dealerships … Continued

How Often Do Today’s Vehicles Need an Oil Change?

At some point, you were probably advised a vehicle needs an oil change every 3,000 miles or every 3 months. You may have also heard more recently that this old rule of thumb no longer applies. It is true that today’s vehicle engine technology and oil formulations have advanced significantly over the years. So, how … Continued

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