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Saving Lives in Melvindale with Tire Pressure

Video: All new passenger vehicles on our Melvindale, Michigan, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is th... Read More

Automotive Tips from Melvindale Car Care: Tire Replacement Overview

Video: Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Melvindale drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer – especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm)... Read More

Tire Rotation and Balancing at Melvindale Car Care in Melvindale

Video: Tires do a lot of work for Melvindale drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Melvindale. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passenger... Read More

Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Melvindale Car Care

Video: A lot of us Melvindale drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Michigan motorists to customize a vehicle is to get new wheels.Wheels come in tho... Read More

Helping Melvindale Drivers Get the Right Tires

Video: Every Melvindale vehicle owner has to purchase tires at some time or another, so it's a good idea to understand what the choices are. The best seasonal performance is achieved by purchasing tires to match the season you are driving in. Summer tires are designed for hot temperatures. The tread is... Read More

Under Pressure in Melvindale: TPMS

Video: Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Melvindale, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Som... Read More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Video:   Hey Melvindale area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Michigan streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Melvindale area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.2/32 is the depth of... Read More

Automotive Tips from Melvindale Car Care: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

Video: Repair or Replace? That’s a question Melvindale drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shoulders m... Read More

How Much is Enough for Melvindale Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Video: Most Melvindale drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that “bald” tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, the t... Read More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Melvindale Car Care

Video: When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to match yo... Read More

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