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Are Your Tires Ready For Those Hot Roads?

We ask a lot of our tires, especially throughout summer.

Here are some tips to get better performance and longer wear from critical safety equipment--your vehicle tires.

Avoid Costly Repairs With Wheel Alignment

You clipped the curb while trying to parallel park and now the car drifts right. Left unaddressed, you could face an expensive repair or tire replacement. Now what?

 

Check Tires for Wear Before Autumn Rains

We can go months without really looking at--much less thinking about--our tires.

Such complacency means we’ll fail to notice cracking, underinflation, uneven tread and other symptoms of wear and tear.

The Heat Is On: Check Brakes Before Travel

Don't wait for summer to find out your brake system can't handle the heat. Temperatures can push components to the brink of failure.

Here's what you need to know before going on your next road adventure.

Three Ways to Make Tires Last Longer

An underinflated tire poses a safety risk and also wears out faster. Can you rely on tire warning lights in your dashboard? No really. Here's why.

How To Choose the Right Vehicle Battery

Batteries are fickle things. Too much cold, too much heat and they can stop performing. Fear not--there are some simple ways of keeping the power flowing all year long. See how.

How To Bring Some Balance To (Tire) Life

Tires aren’t complicated. Just keep them properly inflated, rotate them every so often and don’t run over the curb and they’ll be just fine, right?

Actually, no.

ABS replaces the need to pump the brake pedal

ABCs of ABS: Things Drivers Should Know

Ask a driver how their ABS is and chances are you’ll get a blank stare.

Anti-lock brake systems are credited as one of the most advanced safety technologies in modern vehicles yet they are an enigma to many.

How do you know if your ABS is functioning properly? It’s part performance and part education.