Windshield Wipers

Windshield wiper blades are designed to remove rain, snow and dirt from the windshield of your car and to do it quickly at the push of a button. They are required to endure temperature extremes, from sub-zero winter weather to scorching desert sunshine, normally operating for hours at a time. Wiper blades should be changed…

Windshield Repair

The windshield is the number one safety restraint in your vehicle. So it’s important to repair any minor damage or a full replacement might be necessary, to keep yourself and your passengers safe. If you have a small crack or chip in your windshield, make sure to have it repaired as soon as possible. But…

Wheel Bearing

Wheel bearings are a set of small steel balls or rollers that support the wheel and allow it to spin freely.  Located at the center of the wheel inside the hub, they reduce friction by allowing the hub to roll around the axle instead of against it. Proper lubrication of the wheel bearings and regular check…

Wheel Balancing

Often confused with wheel alignment, wheel balancing ensures that your tires will spin vibration free.  Irregularities and imperfections in the manufacturing of both  wheels and  tires can result in heavy spots. Balancing your wheels minimizes the potential vibration  caused by those imperfections generally felt in the steering wheel, seat, or floorboard.  Wheel balancing is accomplished…

TPMS

Most vehicles today are equipped with a Tire-Pressure-Monitoring System or TPMS. The TPMS is an electronic system used to monitor the air pressure inside your tires and alert you if they become under-inflated. If your “low pressure” warning light comes on it means your tire pressure has dropped 23.25em or more below the manufacturer’s recommended…

Tire Rotation

Rotating your tires is an easy and inexpensive way to minimize wear and extend the life of your tires. This process of moving your tires from one side of the vehicle to the other, moving them from front to back, or a combination of both, will minimize wear that is ‘position specific.’ We recommend regular tire…

Tire Replacement

Let’s face it. Tires don’t last forever. And the two main reasons for replacement are wear and damage. There are several ways to inspect your tires. You can visually check their general condition and look for abnormal and uneven wear patterns. You could also perform the “Penny Test” or check to see if the “wear…

Tie Rod Ends

Tie rods are attached to the steering rack and play a critical role in helping push and pull the front tires as the steering wheel is turned. There are two tie rod ends, the inner and outer, which connect to the steering knuckle and turn the front wheels. The outer tie rod end is adjustable…

Power Steering Pump

Power-steering is what enables you to turn your steering wheel, without a great deal of effort. The power steering pump is what pushes the hydraulic fluid out at a high pressure to help keep your steering smooth. If you notice a power steering fluid leak or it becomes difficult to turn the wheel, chances are your…

Power Steering Fluids

Power-steering is what enables you to turn your steering wheel, without a great deal of effort. Power-steering fluid, is the hydraulic fluid in the system that transmits the power. If you’re having trouble turning the steering wheel or hear high-pitched noises when you turn it, chances are your power-steering fluid is low or may have…