Four Signs It May Be Time for New Tires

March 25th, 2015

tires-puyallup-waAre you noticing that your car is not acting like it normally does? Has your gas mileage decreased along with your confidence when you are maneuvering around corners? If you are unsure if it is time to seek a professional in tire sales, here are four indicators that you should make the call.

Pay Attention to the Feel of Your Car

Whether you have Goodyear tires or Dunlop tires, if your car starts to shake violently when you approach high speeds, then there is a good chance your tires are worn out. Christopher Lampton writes in his article “5 Warning Signs You Need New Tires” that you should expect some vibration when you are driving. After all, vibration is a natural by-product of mechanical f ...[more]

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Shocks and Struts

March 9th, 2015
Often Forgotten: Shocks and Struts
By Amanda Bowman
 
Have you ever been driving down a particularly bumpy road with so many jumps and potholes that you wondered how you’re not flying off the street, doing some crazy acrobatic flips? You’re a regular motorist, after all, not a daredevil!
 
Do you know what pieces of equipment you have to thank for not turning into Evel Knievel every time you hit a rough patch in the road? Those would be your shocks and struts.
 
But what do shock and struts do, exactly?
 
“Shocks and struts dampen the normal harshness of general road conditions when you’re driving,” said Mitch Schneider, owner of Schneider Auto Repair in Simi Valley, California. “They absorb the shock of either hitting a pothole or bu ...[more]
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