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How to Determine a Tire’s Age

Most people buy new tires without bothering to check if they are really new. Tires are stored in warehouses, and they may be several years old by the time you buy and install them on your car. Then there is the question of how long you should keep the tires on your...

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Why Lubricate Your Car?

Your car comprises thousands of different moving parts, most of which are made of metal. There is inevitable friction and heat when one metal part moves against another. The heated parts will expand in size, and the friction will grow, resulting in greater wear and...

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Are Performance Tires Right for Your Car?

In the 1980s, Goodyear introduced a different breed of tire inspired by Formula One racing tires. The design of the new tire was radically different than the standard passenger car version of the day. The new iteration had a low profile but stiff sidewall, steel belts...

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Does Your Car Suspension Need Repair?

Your vehicle’s suspension issues can prove difficult to diagnose. They are often confused with tire problems. A suspension system supports a lot of metal as you drive each day. If your car is several years old, you may feel the effects of the suspension system wearing...

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Minimize Your Risk for Car Accidents

Most car crashes are caused by human error. While no motorist plans on getting into a crash while driving, accidents do happen—even to the most vigilant drivers. While some collisions are unavoidable, others can be prevented. Here are a few ways to minimize your risk...

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What Causes Tire Blowouts?

Road gators, or the treads of failed tires, can be seen lining freeway shoulders as you drive during summer. The tire-blowout season runs from May through October. When the temperature is hot and motorists drive fast and far in heavily loaded vehicles, you have the...

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