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Yearly Archives: 2021

What are the Top Seasonal Vehicle Repairs?

What are the Top Seasonal Vehicle Repairs?

Cars are complex vehicles that have a lot of moving parts, all of which have to work well in order for the vehicle to effectively and efficiently operate. Vehicles in warmer climates are doing to need different things than cars that have to go through the cold weather. But either way, there are certain seasonal repairs that are common with many different vehicles. Spring One of the biggest things people often have to have looked over and repaired in the spring is the braking system. The winter months may have put the brakes through a lot, especially in colder conditions, and it can wear down the brake pads. Brake pad replacement and other fixes in the spring are very common. Summer Since summer is warm almost everywhere in the country, one of the biggest complaints customers have about their vehicles is the air conditioning. Either the AC won't work at all, or it will start to blow warmer air, which is a real problem when the temperatures rise ... read more

How Do I Know If I Need New Tires?

How Do I Know If I Need New Tires?

Over time, your tires are going to wear out. The treadwear from driving around, exposure to heat, and the age of the tire can all wear them down and make them dangerous to drive around. Knowing the right time to replace your tires will make you safe on the road. Why is the Tread Wear Important? With good treads on the tire, the car is able to drive better. However, if these treads wear down, the vehicle will struggle in bad weather conditions including snow and rain. The worn treads can wear down the other parts of the car as well. To check the tread of the tire, you can use a penny. Point the head of President Lincoln down and insert it into the grooves of the tire. If you can see any part of Lincoln's head, this is a sign that the tread is wearing down and you need to replace the tires. The Age of the Tires Regardless of how much wear there is on the treads, there are a lot of manufacturers that will recommend you replace the tires of any vehicle after six years, though you ... read more

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