Summer Oil Changes

August 27th, 2015

Oil Change in Puyallup, WA

Summer vacation driving means long hours at highway speeds, in hot temperatures, and it also means unusual stresses on any vehicle. That’s why it’s so important to start any road trip vacation with an oil change. We do a lot of oil changes – a LOT – at Sea Tac Tire & Auto Tech in Puyallup, WA, and we’d like to talk about why oil changes are so important in the summer.

  • Motor oil does more than reduce the friction between moving parts…it’s also essential in keeping your engine’s operating temperature down and preventing overheating. Oil can only heat up and cool down so many times, though, before it starts to chemically break down and los ...[more]
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Tips for Summer Auto Repair

August 3rd, 2015
auto repair in Puyallup, WASummer’s on its way, and it’s time to think about maintenance and auto repair in Puyallup, WA. Let’s quickly run down a few tips that can get your car up to speed for summer: 
  • Cooling System Maintenance - Antifreeze isn’t just for cold months -- it’s also a coolant that helps disperse the excessive heat that your engine generates. Over time, antifreeze/coolant breaks down and loses its effectiveness, as well as picking up corrosion and contaminants that can clog the radiator, water pump, heater core and internal cooling jackets. At Sea Tac Tire & Auto Tech, we’re experienced with this kind of auto repair in Puyallup, WA; we can do a cooling system flush to get rid of corrosion, we’ll test the thermostat a ...[more]
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August is Golf Month

August 1st, 2015

Tires & Auto Repair in Puyallup, WA

Did you know that Golf Month is coming up? At Sea Tac Tire & Auto Tech, we thought you might be interested in a few factoids about golf that you may or may not have known…

  • The regulation golf ball has 336 tiny dimples.
  • Until 1848 or so, golf balls were made of thin leather, stitched and stuffed tightly with feathers.
  • 20-some years ago 4.1 million women played golf; today, well over six million women play.
  • The youngest winner of the PGA Championship was 20-year-old Gene Sarazen in 1922; the oldest, Julius Boros, who won in 1968 at the age of 4 ...[more]
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