Learn About Your Tire's Aging Process And How To Slow It Down

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As the only part of your vehicle that has direct contact with the road, your tires have their work cut out for them. But it’s not just the various stresses that come with rubber meeting the road that can wear on your tires. In addition to physical contact with varying road surfaces, there’s also extreme heat and cold, corrosive brake dust, acid rain and even direct sunlight to contend with. Needless to say, your tires can age quickly regardless of tread wear.…

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What Is That Noise? How to Describe Common Car Sounds to Your Mechanic

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Automobiles are good communicators. They give off audible clues to help you understand when they are having a problem. All you need to do is listen. If you were a mechanic, there wouldn’t be a problem. The confusion arises when you are faced with describing that sound your car or its engine is making to the mechanic so he can make the necessary repairs. You can improve your communication with your mechanic by learning to speak his language when describing that “…

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