Under the Hood
When Should Your Wiper Blades Be Replaced?
Wiper blades are an important part of preventative car maintenance yet are often overlooked until it’s too late. Imagine: you’re driving down the road and it begins to rain, only for you to find out that your wipers are smearing or skipping, as opposed to helping with visibility. This is a sure sign that it’s time to replace your wiper blades.
Do you know how to tell it’s time to replace your wiper blades?
Published: Thursday, 11 October 2018 15:59
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Safe Driving Practices
Driving is such a common part of our everyday lives that it's easy to forget how inherently dangerous it can be. Every vehicle on the road – including yours – weighs several tons. That is a massive amount of energy to be transferred in an accident. Here are a few simple ways to enhance driving safety.
Back Away from the Phone
Let’s start with mobile phones. Before your eyes glaze over, think about this: 25% of all road accidents are caused by mobile phone use. If someone waved a magic wand and mobile phones had never been invented, one in four of all accidents would never happen. That is a lot of property damage, injuries, and death that would be avoided.
Published: Monday, 08 October 2018 15:58
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ASK AN EXPERT: WHEN TO REPLACE SHOCKS AND STRUTS
A vehicle’s suspension system does just that: it suspends the car or truck’s body over the wheels. The arrangement provides ride comfort and also allows the vehicle to handle more accurately and, as a result, more safely.
Accelerating, braking and turning are all affected by a vehicle’s suspension. shocks and struts are critical components of the system because poorly performing ones can result not only in compromised handling but also in excessive wear on other suspension parts.
The Tyler's Automotive AutoNet TV blog has hundreds of informational videos to assist you with the services needed for your vehicle. Here is one we published in 2009 about Suspension Service check out the video and then give us a call. One of our expert service advisors will walk you thru the benefits of replacing shocks and struts.
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Published: Thursday, 04 October 2018 16:14