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Differences Between Spare Tires: What Should You Pick?

Every car should have a spare tire. In emergency situations, it can be the only thing to get you from Point A to Point B. However, many do not realize that there are different types of spare tires. Rather, cars come equipped with a small tire typically provided by the manufacturer. You can negotiate to get a larger tire, also known as a full-size spare.

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Don't Get Stuck, Have Your Timing Belt Checked

The timing belt is an essential component of your car. Without it, the engine does not run. Many times, a bad timing belt will give you warning, but this is not always the case.

The timing belt keeps your camshaft and crankshaft running in perfect harmony. When the belt becomes badly damaged, or the tensioners and pulleys are not working properly, it can cause the belt to squeal. 

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Finding the Tires that are Worth Their Cost for You

When you spend money on tires, you want to find options that are going to be worth their cost. You do not want to spend a lot on tires and then find yourself regretting those that you picked out. Here are some helpful tips to consider when shopping for your next group of tires here at Sill-TerHar Mazda.

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Holiday Travel Easy with Preparation

When traveling during the holidays, a few quick preparations can make your trip less stressful.

First, ready your vehicle. Have the oil changed, and check your coolant and wiper fluid. Also, check your tire pressure and be sure your tires are in excellent condition. Map out stops for gas and food, and give yourself plenty of time. 

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Checking in with the Repair Shop for Headlight Maintenance

It is now the time of the year when days are longer and darkness fills the air sooner rather than later. The night time usually starts at 5 p.m. and will leave the air dark until well into the early morning hours. When you have to drive into work before the sun comes out, you have to make sure that your headlights are working properly.

 

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