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What Do The Numbers On A Car Tire Mean

What Do The Numbers On A Car Tire Mean

They’re probably the most thought about car part: Tires. Without them you can’t get down the road and, although there are many sizes, nowadays there is one most popular kind. Here’s a guide to what you need to know if you need new treads or are just trying to stay inflated on your drive.  What Do The Numbers On A Car Tire Mean? Need new tires? Book a car appointment online! Pressure, load rating, diameter, width; all these things can be identified with just a glance at your car’s tires. So how can you achieve this auto-savvy skill? It’s simple, here’s a breakdown of where to find all this information on the sidewall of your tire. Maximum Tire Inflation Pressure This number is probably the most mistaken. Unless you have a flat or are in the market for new tires, you’ll probably only check the side of your tires to find out how much air to put in them. Ironically, this is one o ... read more

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Do I Need To Go To The Car Dealer For Service

Do I Need To Go To The Car Dealer For Service

If you’re having car trouble or worried about a check engine light you’re probably asking yourself, “Do I need to go to the dealer for service?” The simple answer is ‘No’, you don’t have to and here’s why. Do I need to go to the car dealer for service? Need quality auto repair from a trusted local shop? Come to Frank’s! We’ve all heard the nickname ‘stealership’ and horror stories about car dealership service rip-offs. So, if you’re worried you’re not getting the best service for your new or used car, you should be glad to know you have a lot of options. In 1975 Congress passed the Magnuson Moss Act which allows any repair shop to work on any car without voiding the manufacturer’s factory and/or extended warranty. Any repair shop can work on your car, they just have to follow some standard manufacturer guidelines and utilize the proper parts and m ... read more

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What Tire Is Best | Kinds and Brands For Your Car

What Tire Is Best | Kinds and Brands For Your Car

It may seem like a simple topic, but when the rubber meets the road there’s more to tires than you might think. When it comes to all the different kinds and brands, Frank’s Servicenter can help you make the best decision for your car.    What Car Tires Are Best? Need new tires? Call Frank’s at (215) 355-8877.   There are a lot of cars on the road and whether you’re driving an SUV, compact sedan or sport car, you’ll want to know about these tire tread categories:   Touring: If you’re looking to get from Point ‘A’ to ‘B’ as smoothly as possible this kind of tire is best for you. These treads combine traction and efficiency to keep you cruising around nice and easy in all seasons. All Terrain: SUV and off-road enthusiasts will like these tires that provide the absolute best traction for going wherever life takes you, even in the worst conditions ... read more

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Car Headlight Refinishing For Yellow Lenses Fog

Car Headlight Refinishing For Yellow Lenses Fog

When it comes to headlights these days most cars have plastic lenses. Unfortunately though, these headlights tend to fog and wear over time and visibility will decrease as well. Luckily, this is an easy fix for most car owners. Headlight Refinishing In Southampton, PA Cost And Time Do you have foggy headlights? Book online with Frank’s! If your headlights are fogged and yellow, Frank’s can refinish the surface of the plastic lenses until they’re as clear as day. After so many miles debris impact and the sun’s ultraviolet rays damage headlight lenses. Having the surface of the lens refinished takes little time and will save you hundreds compared to having the entire headlight assembly removed and replaced.  DIY Car Headlight Refinishing There are plenty of Do It Yourself refinishing kits on the market and across auto parts stores, but Frank’s has performed this maintenance time and time again ... read more

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Windshield Repair Cost and Time | Southampton, PA

Windshield Repair Cost and Time | Southampton, PA

There are a lot of things that can happen to our cars from all the driving we do. It’s a scary fact since we spend so much to get around. One thing you definitely don’t want to compromise on though is your windshield and here’s why. Why Get Windshield Repair? Do you have a chipped windshield? Book online with Frank’s! It may seem surprising, but your windshield doesn’t just protect you from debris and weather flying into your car. It also functions as an integral part of your car’s structure. Without a properly repaired windshield, collision damage could result in serious injury and adversely affect airbag deployment. Small windshield chips can also grow over time if not mended. Windshield Repair And Replacement Cost And Time In the long run, it really isn’t very expensive to fix chips in a windshield, especially compared to the price of replacing the entire glass. Repairing ... read more

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