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The Reasons Why Tire Pressure Matters

Whether there is too much or too little pressure in the tires, it can have a negative impact on the health of the tires and the safety of your ride.

If the tire pressure is too high, the vehicle tends to ride on a very thin line in the center of the tires. Not only does that negatively impact the handling, but it can also wear the center of the tires too quickly. Less rubber on the road can also make it more challenging to drive in slick road conditions as the car keeps pulling off the highways. When the…

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Rotating Your Tires Will Help Them to Last Longer

Your tires play a vital role in how well your vehicle handles. When tires are worn, especially when they are worn unevenly, the reduce how well your car hugs the road. One way to address this is to rotate your tires regularly to ensure that they wear down at a more even rate.

It is important to keep an eye out on the tread level of your car's tires. On front wheel drive cars, the front wheels will wear down faster than the rear tires. On a rear wheel drive car, the rear tires will wear down faster. Rotating…

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How Do My Car's Brake Pads Works and When Should I Replace Them?

If you're driving a car with disk brakes, the brake pads are a crucial part of the braking system. Without properly functioning brake pads, the car you're driving wouldn't slow down or stop like it usually does, putting you and the people around you in danger.

When you press the brake pedal, brake pads provide friction to slow or stop your car. The brake pads press on the brake rotors, which are the flat discs that you can often see resting behind your wheels. The friction and pressure created by the contact between the pads and rotors…

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Why You Need to Keep Your Gas Tank Full in Winter Months

Do not be too lazy to stop at a gas station when your gas gauge needle drops too low. Why do the auto experts at Smith Cairns Ford Lincoln advice motorists in Yonkers, NY to keep the gas tank full in winter?

We just do not want you to experience a condensation problem. In winter, drivers can see condensation on car windows especially in a frosty morning. Condensation also occurs if cold air or water vapor gets inside the gas tank. Filling up the gas tank prevents cold air from getting into the gas reservoir.

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