Our Top Pre-Travel Tire Maintenance Tips

July 25th, 2019
Road trips can be a lot of fun when they are properly planned. They are a great way to bond with your family and explore new places. We know that for most people, traveling safely and comfortably is of the highest priority. For your next road trip, don’t forget about one of the foremost safety concerns for your vehicle: its tires. The tires support the vehicle load, ensure responsive braking and maintain the direction of travel. To guarantee your vehicle’s tires are functioning adequately, they should be inspected by an experienced professional on a regular basis. Pre-Travel Tire Maintenance
 
For optimum tire performance, tires must have accurate and proper:
 
Air pressure
tread depth
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  Tags: Tire Maintenance
  Posted in: Tires 101

Why is My Auto AC Blowing Hot Air?

July 11th, 2019
Picture this. It’s a typical hot summer day. You just got done winning an intense kickball game. You are hot and exhausted. All you want to do is cool down and head home to have a relaxing evening. When you get to your car, you blast the AC.  You wait and wait, but it never gets cold. It’s actually blowing hot air! How could this be? Well, it could be a couple of different factors. The three most common issues it could be are a refrigerant leak, a worn-out compressor or problems Car AC Repair and Servicewith the electrical system.
 
If you are experiencing a refrigerant leak, this is because your AC system is no longer sealed properly, and the refrigerant in your car is now evaporating into gas. This happens because it is no longer under the pressure of a closed-looped AC system. If your pressur ...[more]
  Tags: AC Service
  Posted in: Auto Repair 101