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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Our Top Pre-Travel Tire Maintenance Tips

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. For optimum tire performance, tires must have accurate and proper: Air pressure tread depth balance wheel alignment Preventative Tire Maintenance Ensures Vehicle Safety Before you hit the road and set off on your next adventure, there are important items you need to take care of regarding your tires. It is a good idea to have a tire rotation before leaving for a road trip. Rotating your tires ... read more

Why is My Auto AC Blowing Hot Air?

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 pressure level drops too low, you will have to get it recharged before it can start working correctly again.   The air conditioning system’s compressor is the power uni ... read more

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