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What is a Road Hazard?

A Road Hazard is damage to your tire resulting from normal driving conditions which renders the tire unserviceable. If a covered tire becomes unserviceable within 5 years we will repair or replace the tire. Tires worn below 5/32, accident damage, maliciously damaged, mechanical failure, neglect, mistreatment and commercially used are excluded. Tire damage due to low air pressure are not covered. Nails, glass and potholes are the most common examples of road hazards.#roadhazard #tirewarranty #tireprotection

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What should my car tire pressure be?

Tire inflation pressure is often misunderstood. The very best source of information is to open the drivers door and read the "tire information placard". This placard in the drivers door jamb will list the tire size, pressure and rating. Always set your tire pressure when cold

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What is a brake caliper?

What is a brake caliper? A "brake caliper" is a component of your vehicles "disc brake" system. The brake caliper is a hydraulic component that applies pressure to the brake pads against the brake rotor and in turn slows down the wheel and ultimately the vehicle. Brake calipers are situated in a harsh environment exposed to road grime, water dust dirt, and salt with a wide range of temperatures. The caliper is filled with "brake fluid".#brakecaliper #brakes #brakefluid

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Fuel System Southampton PA II

Question: What benefit will I get out of a fuel system cleaning? Answer: Well, the dirtier your fuel system is, the bigger the improvement you'll see in performance. But it's not good to wait until your engine is running poorly, you've wasted hundreds of dollars in gas or maybe even damaged your fuel injectors and catalytic converter. Gasoline is a petroleum-based product and will leave some residue, gum and varnish along the way. Some of that can find its way into your fuel injectors and interfere with their job. The fuel injectors do just that – inject fuel into your engine. They spray a precise amount of fuel, at a precise time, in a precise pattern, at a precise pressure. When they are dirty this precision just isn't possible. So your vehicle engine can run poorly. Also carbon deposits build up on valves and in the combustion chambers. Fuel economy suffers and performance is degraded.These conditions allow excess unburned fuel to pass out through the exhaust to accumulate in ... read more

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