Many people fail to understand the importance of getting your tires aligned at the point of purchase. A new tire is something that should last for as long as the rating. It also should give you top performance and a smooth ride. However, if you fail to take care of every tire on the car, they may not last too long and this can cost you money.
Many people bring their car in to our shop because they notice a tire or two that has uneven wear on it. In some cases, it can be from improper inflation. However, it also can mean that the car needs to have a professional alignment.
Take a look at the car and notice the condition of each tire. If you notice any tires that are worn on the sides, this means the tire has been run wit ...[more]
Is your child on their way back to school? Make sure you have done your homework to avoid emergencies before they happen. Being proactive can save you time, money and possibly injury. Come in today, and we can help you with the back to school checklist to make sure your child’s vehicle is ready for school.
Regardless of how much we try to prevent emergencies, we all know...they happen. Did you know you can buy tires with the Goodyear credit card with 6 months no interest*? Not that your child would want to use a credit card for anything other than the “have to’s” for school, but this credit card can’t be used on things other than ...[more]
Most people do not know how to repair or replace their vehicle's brakes, but with a little instruction, most people can assess whether or not there is a break in their brakes.
Determining car problems can be challenging, if you've had no training. When certain items on your car break, like a door handle, you may be able to postpone the repairs. However, brakes require immediate attention. Some people avoid repairing/replacing their brakes in an attempt to get more mileage out of them. This is a disaster waiting to happen. Brakes should be replaced the moment you suspect there is something wrong with them. A good practice is to make sure your brakes are examined, whenever you have your car serviced. Repairing/Replacing the brakes, before they no longer perform the way they s ...[more]
Now that summer is here and school is out, many of our customers are getting ready for a summer road trips and vacations. There are a lot of things to be done before going vacation, such as packing food and clothing, making sure your house is secure and making plans when you get to your destination. But there is one thing that Dan’s American Tire wants you to put on your vacation prep list: have your car serviced and get your tires checked.
Often people take the everyday working condition of their car and tires for granted. People get in their vehicles, start them and expect them to go. Day in and day out, your car may work reliably enough. But a long road trip is very different than trips across town. If your car has not been tuned up recently or your tires have not been checked, you may be heading out o ...[more]
Tire rotation seems to be one of the most basic car maintenance items, but it is often overlooked. Customers may not understand when to rotate their tires or the benefits of regular tire rotation. We want our customers to know that regular tire rotation is an easy way to extend the life of your tires, improve the gas mileage and performance of your vehicle and the increase the overall safety of your car.
When to Rotate Your Tires
Most car owners know that you should have your vehicle’s oil changed every three months, 3,000 miles or whatever schedule your car’s owner’s manual recommends. But many car owners are not sure of how often they need to have their car’s tires rotated or why.
There is some debate about how often your car tires need to be rotated. An articl ...[more]