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Monthly Archives: November 2019

Why Is Tire Pressure Important?

Your vehicle’s tires should always be inflated to their proper PSI (pound per square inch), which is the standard rating for air pressure within a tire. The PSI for your vehicle’s tires is generally found on the drivers’ door jamb, inside your owner’s manual or on the tire itself. Proper tire inflation will allow you to have the best possible control of your vehicle and gives you a more comfortable ride.Tire Pressure   For proper tire pressure and inflation: The pressure of your tires must be in accordance with the PSI recommended by the tire manufacturer.   Tire pressure should be checked in the morning before you drive your car in order to get an accurate reading.   Temperature affects tire pressure; when it is cold pressure will drop and rise when the temperature is warm.   Use a dependable good quality tire gauge to monitor your tire pressure regularly. In addition to your brakes, your tires are your vehicle&rsquo ... read more

Tips for Winterizing Your Vehicle

Winter is on the way. It’s time to get your vehicle winter-ready. Winterizing your vehicle is necessary to keep your vehicle performing its best during the cold months. Your vehicle’s safety is important during winter conditions, especially if you must drive on icy or snowy roads. There are several things you can do to ensure your car operates successfully throughout the winter months as well as maximize your car’s ability to keep you and your family safe should a winter weather problem occur. Here are some car care tips to give you peace of mind during winter driving: Cold weather slows down your battery power. During the cold weather, your engine requires more current from the battery in order to start the engine. Have a mechanic check your battery to see if it needs replacement, charging or cleaning.   You need to be able to see clearly while driving, especially in snowy conditions. Properly working windshield wipers and a good supply of wiper fluid will e ... read more

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