Yearly Archives: 2022

Top 3 Common Causes for Flat Tires

Top 3 Common Causes for Flat Tires

There is nothing more inconvenient and frustrating than having to deal with a flat tire on your way to work or an important event. They usually happen at the worst times too! Today, we will be discussing the top causes for flat or underinflated tires:   Temperature Fluctuations: If you've ever encountered a dramatic drop in temperature overnight, you may have also noticed the "low pressure" or TPMS light on your dashboard the morning after. When the temperature suddenly decreases, your tires contract and lose pressure. When the temperature increases, your tire pressure expands and increases. While both can be a problem, you should keep your eye out for underinflated tires in the winter to avoid risking a blowout or premature tire wear.   Leaking Valve Stem: The valve stem on your tire is the cap you open and close to adjust your tires' air. The valve stem is in charge of sealing everything in. If the valve stem becomes dirty, damaged, or even missing alt ... read more

Should You Replace Headlights in Pairs?

Should You Replace Headlights in Pairs?

Like the lights in your home, your vehicle headlights dim out over time. As a result, dim-lit headlights can jeopardize your safety on the road, especially if there's an imbalance between the two. When one of your vehicle lights burns out, you may wonder if you should only replace one or both. The truth is that you should try to replace your light bulbs simultaneously to avoid this distraction. Here are some other reasons you should replace your vehicle lights in pairs. Life Expectancy  Factory-made bulbs usually have the same life expectancy. So when one of them burns out, you can assume the other one isn't far off from dying out too. You might as well get them repaired at the same time. Not only that, but driving with a headlight out is unsafe and gets you a ticket. Consistent Visibility With one new and one old light bulb, you're not as visible to other drivers, and you may even be a distraction for some. With two new headlights, you have full visibility and get ... read more

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