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Summer Maintenance Checklist: How to Get Your Vehicle Ready For Summer

Seasonal changes can have a huge impact on your vehicle. With the summer months comes heat, humidity, and other weather issues that can cause all kinds of problems for your car -- especially your tires.

Learning how to do some basic car and tire checks yourself can help you keep your car and tires in good shape, no matter what the season.

Here are seven simple but important things you’ll want to look at to make sure your car is ready for summer. 

May 28, 2021

How to Check Tire Tread Depth

Tire tread wear can result in potential problems for the vehicle such as over or under-inflation of the tire, poor wheel alignment, and incorrect camber angle.

To avoid such issues, it’s pertinent to keep an eye on the tire tread depth and replace the tires when they get worn out.

May 15, 2021

Our Top 5 Tips For Maintaining Your Tires

You really can’t say exactly when your tires will go bad. So many things can affect them, including how and where you drive. But age and wear will eventually catch up with them. There’s a good reason why the replacement passenger tire market was $26 billion in 2020. However, regular maintenance can go a long way toward keeping your wheels longer and safer. 

Fortunately, many tasks are simple and don’t require a lot of money or time. Bear in mind that damaged tires can reduce your gas mileage significantly, making the cost of neglecting regular maintenance even higher. It also poses a safety hazard that puts you and your passengers at risk.

April 30, 2021

Why You Should Avoid Potholes On The Road

Potholes aren’t just a nuisance. They’re also expensive. The American Automobile Association (AAA) estimates that they cost vehicle owners about $3 billion each year. The repairs aren’t cheap, averaging on average $300 a pop. The freeze-and-thaw cycle during the winter and spring is one of the leading causes of this damage. However, wear and tear also take a toll.

April 15, 2021

Tire Load Index Chart: Here's How Much Your Tires Can Handle

Throughout the process of figuring out what tires your vehicle needs, you might come across what’s called “Load Index” or “Load Rating”. These numbers are indicated on the sidewall of the tire near the tire size and other numbers and letters that display the tire’s specifications.

March 31, 2021

Nokian Tyres’ Aramid Technology

Nokian Tyres uses Aramid technology to keep drivers safe and to protect against damage caused by potholes or other road hazards.

March 24, 2021

Cheapest Tires You Can Buy: Is Cheaper Better?

Everyone can expect to change their tires at some point the longer that they own their car. It’s a necessary part of owning a vehicle. Questions come when you decide how much you want to spend on the replacement tires. 

Everyone wants to save money, but will the cheapest tires on the market get the job done?

March 15, 2021

Michelin Introduces the New Pilot Sport EV Tire

The Michelin Pilot Sport EV tire is based on Michelin’s experiences in Formula E racing. The new tire is meant to be able to perform in any type of weather while still being consistent with road car standards, like the Michelin Formula E tire.

March 8, 2021

Goodyear Releases Three New Tires in 2021

Goodyear has added three new all-terrain tires to their product line in 2021!

February 24, 2021

Tire Brands We Carry at Jack Williams Tire & Auto Service Centers

Since tire needs vary based on vehicle, personal preference, and performance-based needs, buying the right tires for your situation is a priority. At Jack Williams Tire and Auto Service Centers, we carry dozens of the top tire brands so that we can guarantee to find the perfect tires for your individual needs.

January 24, 2021

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