May 12th, 2016
Most of us know tires are one of the most important safety features of any vehicle and want to keep our tires in the best condition possible. However, what you do not know about tire wear and tire pressure could be damaging them the most. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, nearly 200 driving casualties per year occur at the hands of unmaintained tires. Right now it is estimated that 1 in 4 cars on the road are driving with underinflated tires.
While summer is the season for vacations, cookouts, and water parks, it is also the season with torturous heat/weather conditions for tires. You can stay ahead of the heat this summer by keeping your tires in their optimum condition with these easy tips and checks. From the beginning, choose tires thoughtfully and always purchase in set ...[more]
May 12th, 2016
Your tires are the only part of your vehicle that come into physical contact with the road, making proper tire maintenance a crucial element of driver safety. With the ability to stop, start, and transport us wherever we wish to go, having well maintained tires can mean the difference between a pleasant Sunday drive and a Sunday spent in the shop. There are three crucial components to consider when deciding if it is time to replace your tires: your normal driving conditions, tread wear, and the age of your tires.
Weather conditions can be a major effect on the longevity of any tire. Tires used in more strenuous environments, such as areas with extreme temperature changes, can wear down much faster than tires used in more neutral climates. Inspect your tires for cracking, and other external signs of distress, ...[more]
May 12th, 2016
It’s peak pothole season out there and no one is immune to their sneaky destruction. We’ve all hit them at some point, and every time it happens, you see it only a second before it gets you, often too late to miss it. These little road hazards lay in wait, with their dips, bumps, and sharp toothy edges, just waiting to ruin your day. They can cause a sudden jolt all the way up to a blown tire. And, I hate to report, they aren’t disappearing any time soon. Potholes are every tire’s sworn enemies. Many of us are passionate about potholes, as we have personally sacrificed many hubcaps to them over the years.
The way that potholes work is that roads will freeze and thaw causing erosion of the dirt beneath the pavement. This weakens the asphalt in the process. Add frequent traffic to the mix, and the road ...[more]
tires drivers safety tread wear replacing tires preventative maintenance car repair auto service auto repair tire pressure wheel alignment tire rotation tread depth tire tire repair tire inflation winter tires snow tires winter20repair winter20service all20tires gas mileage Fuel Economy oil change holiday travel Cleveland Cavaliers Kenda Tire flat tires car battery brakes mechanic tire20service tire inflation air conditioning car20conditioning AC Service summer tires tire20service driving safety oil changes headlights vehicle lighting Halloween brake service back20school car alignment Mother's Day brake fluid transmission fluid power20fluid MPG Bigfoot Firestone Buckeyes Ohio State Medina Gazette Best20the Best Auto20wanted North20Tire Fox20Hotlist service technician Best20Shop gas mileage Fuel Economy tire recycling tire technology oil change oil changes auto service high mileage car high mileage engine preventative maintenance driving safety flat tires replacing tires auto repair car air conditioning brake fluid transmission fluid tips tire repair tread depth tread wear winter auto repair winter car service tire pressure auto facts tire facts check engine light spark plug truck tires car alignment