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Yearly Archives: 2022

Is It Safe To Drive With A Tire Bulge?

Is It Safe To Drive With A Tire Bulge?

A tire bulge is a condition where the tire's sidewall starts to protrude outwards. This can happen for several reasons, but it's due to low tire pressure or hitting something sharp. Why Is A Tire Bulge Dangerous? A tire bulge is dangerous because it weakens the structure of the tire. This can cause the tire to burst or blow out while you're driving, leading to a serious accident. It's important to check your tires regularly for any bulging signs and keep them properly inflated. If you do notice a bulge, don't drive on it and have it fixed as soon as possible. What Causes A Tire Bulge? There are several reasons why a tire might develop a bulge. The most common reason is low tire pressure. When your tires are low on air, they're more likely to flex and bend, which can cause the sidewall to start protruding outwards. Another common cause of tire bulges is hitting something sharp. This could be a pothole, a curb, or even driving over rough terrain. When the tir ... read more

Braking News!

Braking News!

Is My Car Broken?

Is My Car Broken?

When it comes to being a car owner, we understand that initial worry when you notice something wrong with your vehicle, and the doubt that follows. It is hard to tell when your vehicle might just need a break or will need a mechanic. The best thing to do when you notice something strange is to have it checked out as soon as possible. Much like an illness, catching a problem with your vehicle early on will end up saving you a lot of money in the long run and will prevent more problems from occurring. As soon as you see an early warning sign, bring your vehicle into our shop for assistance. Our auto repair shop has the expert staff and dealer level equipment to accurately diagnose and repair the issue correctly the first time around. If something is wrong with your vehicle, there is no doubt that you will begin to notice some differences, whether in the way your car performs, smells, sounds, or feels. You may feel: Bumpy or rough ride Shaking steering wheel Vibrating/shaking vehicl ... read more

What To Pack In Your Road Trip Emergency Kit

What To Pack In Your Road Trip Emergency Kit

We're sure that you have some fun and exciting road trips planned for 2022. To ensure you stay safe and on time with your future itinerary, you need to stay prepared. Before you hit the highway for your upcoming road trip, it is vital that you pack the essentials. Packing these items below can help you if you come across an accident, a breakdown situation, and any harm to your health in general. Here's what to pack for your next road trip! Jumper cables - just in case your car battery dies on you A spare tire and tire changing kit - in case of a flat tire or tire blowout A first aid kit - including some OTC medicine, band-aids, ointment, gauze, etc. Plenty of water and non-perishable food - to stay hydrated and fed, especially if your car breaks down in the middle of nowhere A phone charger - just in case you need to call roadside assistance. Car registration and warranty papers - essential documents to have at the ready just in case you have to file a report Backup dire ... read more

What Are the Benefits of Tune-Ups?

What Are the Benefits of Tune-Ups?

As a vehicle owner, it is not easy to know what is truly important and needed when it comes to vehicle maintenance. With some companies attempting to sell you everything in their books, it is easy to grow pessimistic about car maintenance. However, tune-ups are proven to be essential to upkeep your vehicle. If you have ever wondered why you should have a tune-up performed, here are the four benefits of a tune-up that may convince you. Reliability A tune-up can save you a headache in the long run. When routine maintenance is done well on your vehicle, you reduce the risk of mishaps, accidents, or breakdowns. No matter the age of your car, tune-ups will help preserve the condition of your vehicle. Boost in Fuel Economy If you are not getting the mpg your vehicle should, then that's a clear sign that your vehicle needs a tune-up. This type of service is one of the best ways to go about increasing your fuel efficiency. Believe it or not, something as simple as a dirty air filter or ... read more

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