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Why Is My Car Shaking?

Why Is My Car Shaking?

Why is my car shaking? Do you find yourself having a bumpy ride to work lately? A couple reasons your car could be shaking are because of your wheels and tires.   The potential problems include… Improper Wheel & Tire Balance Uneven Tire Wear Separated Tire Tread Out Of Round Tires Damaged Wheels Loose Lug Nuts Where to get more help?... If you're still asking yourself Why Is My Car Shaking? Now you know what could possibly be the issue but, here’s the solution! These issues can be avoided by routine car inspections. Bring it on over to Frank's Servicenter at 645 Knowles Ave, Southampton, PA 18966 or call us at (215) 355-8877 Click here to book an appointment online!Appointments - Frank's Servicenter Inc. (franksservicenter.com)  Follow Frank’s Servicenter on Faceboo ... read more

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Top 3 Signs of Unbalanced Tires

Top 3 Signs of Unbalanced Tires

Are you asking yourself "How Do I Know If My Tires Need To Be Balanced?"... Having a shaky unstable ride from point A to point B? It's time to get your tires balanced! You're better off safe than sorry by having your wheels checked out. Driving with unbalanced tires can cause premature tire wear, lower efficiency, and spread damage to other parts of your car. Here are three ways to tell if it is time for a wheel balancing service.  1. Uneven Tire Patterns THIS is why technicians will remind you to regularly check your tires. The tread pattern on your car tires can say a lot about how well you take care of your tires. If the tread is wearing unevenly on one side than others, your wheels may be unbalanced. Typically, you will notice the difference in the tire's edges. 2. As Marky Mark would say - "Feel The Vibration"  But in this case, you should not be feeling vibration. If this is what y ... read more

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How Often Should I Check My Tire Tread

How Often Should I Check My Tire Tread

How Often Should I Check My Tire Tread Your tires are what literally keep you grounded! With the cold air quickly approaching, now is the time to check them out!   Low tread depth makes it harder to stop your car which can be dangerous when driving in the rain, sleet, and snow.   What Are The Reasons Your Tires Have Early or Irregular Wear? Improper Inflation Pressure Out-of-Spec Tire Alignment Lack of Tire Rotation That's why it is so important to maintain regular maintain regular service. Taking care of your tires will not only keep you and others safe on the road but will save you money in the long run as well. Here at Frank's we recommend checking them at least once a month!     If It's that time to Check Your Tires and Service Your Vehicle, brin ... read more

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How To Check Your Car's Tire Pressure | Southampton Auto Service

How To Check Your Car's Tire Pressure | Southampton Auto Service

There are a few tasks every driver should be able to do. Checking your tire pressure is one of them. Don’t worry though! Frank’s has a step-by-step guide to help you through it.  How To Check Your Car’s Tire Pressure Need help with your tires? Make an appointment with us online! Measuring tire pressure is an important skill to have in case of an emergency. You never want to be stranded on the road and making sure your tires roll smoothly is an important part of that. Proper tire pressure is vital to fuel economy. A tire pressure gauge isn’t very expensive and can be purchased at most auto parts stores. It’s a good idea to have one in every car, even though modern cars have tire pressure sensors and a warning light to let you know when you’re running low. How To Check Tire Pressure With A Gauge The first step to checking tire pressure is to be sure you’re in a safe place with y ... read more

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When To Replace Car Tires Bucks County

When To Replace Car Tires Bucks County

Driving is a serious business. One of the biggest things people overlook when it comes to car safety is their tires. An insufficient tread depth will decrease traction and could result in some slippery turns on those winding Bucks County roads. So here’s what you need to know when you need new tires. When To Replace Tires Frank’s will gladly inspect your tires! Schedule online now! Why do tires wear down? There are three major factors: regular wear, Age and Exposure to the elements. The treads of a tire are what give you traction, but both front and back tires wear down over time as you drive. Also, the rubber tires are made of will begin to degrade overtime regardless of mileage. Even if it’s just sitting on a shelf, rubber dries out and becomes brittle (like an old rubber band). Sunlight’s UV rays and harsh driving conditions can increase this process. Signs Of Tire Wear Before you look for new tires ... read more

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