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Monthly Archives: August 2020

How to Maintain your Vehicle's Tires

How to Maintain your Vehicle's Tires

When you think about vehicle maintenance, do your tires come to mind? The truth is, tires can be expensive to repair and do need to be serviced regularly to last their full lifetime. Good tire maintenance will save you hundreds on tires throughout the years and will also ensure your safety on the road.  When you drive with bad or worn-out tires, your safety is at stake. Think about the job of the tires - they are the only thing sitting between your vehicle and the road, and the traction they create with the terrain allows you to control your vehicle accurately. When your tires are worn, they don't create the proper traction and this is when your vehicle may not be controlled accurately. Plus, you put yourself at risk for a tire blowout. Ever seen those tires on the highway that look like they exploded? That is a tire a blowout. It is very dangerous when it happens on a freeway, and can severely damage your wheels, rims, and suspension system.  So, what are some of the w ... read more

Is Your College Kid’s Car Ready To Go Back To School?

Is Your College Kid’s Car Ready To Go Back To School?

We can’t believe how fast summer is flying by. Soon enough, our kids will be beginning school again, whether their classes are online or on-campus. Back-to-school season is an exciting time for many --for parents, sending their kids off to college for the first time, and college students, taking that first step into adulthood. For parents, we also recognize that you can’t help but worry about your first-time college kids. Soon enough, we know that their days will be consumed with endless studying, and they will most likely have very little time, and brainpower left for caring for their vehicles.  The team at Family Auto Service is here to help. Regardless of whether your college kid is attending school online or in-person, they probably won’t have too much spare time for routine preventative maintenance and auto repair. Before your son or daughter begins college, it might be wise to schedule a Family Auto Service visit for preventative maintenance. This way, our ... read more

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