Is Your Vehicle Ready For Holiday Travel? - Dans American Tire

November 14th, 2013

Is Your Vehicle Ready For Holiday TravelIs Your Vehicle Ready For Holiday Travel? Many people have concerns about taking their cars on long trips, especially if their cars are getting on in years or mileage. The truth is … long trips are actually easier on your car than day-to-day driving, but a breakdown far from home can really ruin your fun. A few simple checks will stave off many common problems. As with most things, it's best to start early. Here is a simple check list for preparing your car for Holiday travel.

Two to four weeks before you go

  • Get any major repairs done. If your car needs major repair or maintenance, do it at least one month, before you travel. That will allow plenty of time for any problems rela ...[more]
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Why You Should Get an Oil Change Service - Dans American Tire

February 28th, 2013

Your vehicle is a complex machine with many moving parts and functions. In order to keep those parts moving freely and to reduce damage as well as to keep out water and dirt, one of the most important things you can do is keep engine parts protected and lubricated with an oil change. Regular oil changes are vital to the life of your engine and can extend its performance for years, keeping the engines free of sludge. Most manufacturers recommend changing your oil every 3,000-6,000 miles, depending on your vehicle use and the type of oil you are using. Oil changes are one of the easiest, most affordable, and most reliable ways to keep your car running smoothly and problem free.

Oil Changes are essential to:

  • Reduce engine wear
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Auto Repair - A Lesson in Investing into the Life of Your Vehicle - Dans American Tire

October 12th, 2012

As a vehicle owner, you know that maintenance and repairs are worthwhile investments. Some vehicle repairs can be unexpected but easy enough to fix, a flat tire, a dead battery, or a blown fuse. However, some repairs require more time and more money to fix, a transmission problem, wear and tear to the vehicle over time, or a failed air-conditioner. Regular maintenance is key to prevent most repairs, but you never know what is ‘just down the road’ for your car or truck. Knowing how to make small repairs, and knowing when to take your car in for inspections, maintenance, and repairs is key to extending the life of your vehicle and getting the most out of your investment.

Outside of routine and seasonal maintenance, oil changes, tire checks, air-conditioning or winter-proofing, having a trusted mechanic to inspect for an ...[more]

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Using Auto Mechanics to Answer Questions and Keep Your Automobile in Excellent Condition - Dans American Tire

September 14th, 2012

As a culture, we are deeply reliant on our vehicles. From the daily work commute, to soccer practice and school meetings, to a leisurely road trip, we need a reliable vehicle to make our daily lives flow smoothly. To keep your car, truck or SUV in working order, all it takes is a little knowledge, some maintenance, and a trusted mechanic.

Most great mechanics and shops will have knowledgeable technicians on hand to answer a variety of questions. In this technological day and age there are many of these shops with fantastic websites that offer tips, tricks, prices, specials, and you can even email questions, receive quotes, or schedule appointments. It’s really never been easier to compare prices and do a little research of your own before heading into your auto mechanic.

Everyone knows the basics ...[more]

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