July 2018 - V&F Auto Inc

Why are my tires worn on the edges?

It’s normal for tires to become worn over time, but irregular wear may force you to replace a tire sooner rather than later. Regularly checking the tread depth and wear condition of each tire on your car can help you maximize the value of your tires and help you detect other maintenance needs. Here are […]

Why aren’t my tires wearing evenly?

The most commonly overlooked safety feature on any vehicle is, undoubtedly, its tires. Tires are your car’s only point of contact with the ground. They control how well you can accelerate, steer and, most importantly, come to a stop. And drivers frequently forget that the performance of their tires are a large contributing factor to […]

What is my CV axle shaft seal and why is it leaking?

The CV axle shaft seal is what keeps fluid from leaking out of the transmission or differential housing as the CV axle rotates when the vehicle is in motion. In some vehicles, the axle shaft seal also helps to keep the axle shaft in proper alignment with the transmission. This small part serves a simple […]

Can I Drive My Car With a Broken Axle?

Your axles are what transfers power from the transmission (in a front-wheel-drive setup) or the differential (in a rear-wheel-drive system) to the wheels so your car can move. If these parts fail, you could be looking at a huge repair bill. What are the signs and symptoms? Usually, when your axle starts to go, you’ll […]