The tyre is the most essential part of your vehicle as it is the only part that remains in contact with the road surface. Because of this tyres are susceptible to gradual wear and tear with time. You can’t identify the lifespan of a tyre because it depends upon several factors.
It’s safe to say wheel alignment and tyre balancing are some of the most common services offered by mechanics. The reason behind this is that the way your wheels are aligned, and the way your tyres are balanced has a direct impact on how long these things are going to last. Since every car owner dreams about spending as little as possible, and still enjoying their time on the road, doing everything you can to prolong the lifespan of your wheels and tyres makes a lot of sense. If you’re not convinced just yet, here’s why wheel alignment and tyre balancing are important.
Okay folks, I write a "Dear Abby" for cars in my local newspaper, The Lake Worth Herald. I have been doing it weekly for about fifteen years, so I will take a stab at doing it here. I can do this because I am ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified in five repair categories and I own an independent tire and auto repair shop, Car Clinic, in West Palm Beach Florida.
Although everyone is bantering about how they don’t make cars as well as they used to, staying on top of minor issues can help you avoid huge expenses, at least until the time comes to re-sell. Here are the most essential car maintenance tips.
Tire covers have progressed toward becoming somewhat of a style announcement, and many overlook the main reason for having a spare tire. Here are the reasons it’s so essential to have a tire cover, but recall that if you are covering up an awful tire, what good is it going to accomplish for you?
So you are planning to purchase a second hand car? That’s great but you should know that it is strongly advised that you get the car in question inspected before you make any purchase decisions. The fact is that there are quite a few unscrupulous auto dealers who would be quick to sell you a lemon while promising out loud that it happens to be a fantastic car. So, if you do not want to end up with a lemon or a poorly performing car, then you would take a certified auto mechanic who can review the car, inspect it in detail and then provide you with their valuation. Read on to know more.