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Replacing Bald Tires: How long can I wait?

July 16th, 2020 by

We often hear from our customers that they dread buying new tires. And, as a result, most people put off replacing worn tires—even totally bald tires—until it’s absolutely necessary. In fact, research has shown that more than 1 out of every 10 vehicles on the road has at least one bald tire. Unfortunately, driving with aged

Why do my tires keep losing air?

June 30th, 2020 by

When tires keep losing air, it can be super frustrating—especially if there aren’t any obvious culprits like a puncture or tear. Before you shell out a few hundred dollars to get your tires replaced, here are a few things to consider. Temperature Changes Sudden drops or rises in temperature can cause your tire pressure to

How often do I need to get my tires rotated?

October 16th, 2019 by

Tires are a critical part of your car’s safety and performance. Rotating your tires simply repositions them in specific patterns to prevent wear and, in some cases, it may even be required under your tire’s warranty agreement. In this article, we’ll talk about why it’s worth the cost. What does a tire rotation do? Tire

Here’s Why Bald Tires Are Dangerous

September 3rd, 2019 by

Recently, a customer came into the shop with a pretty serious problem– they were experiencing intense rattling at highway speeds of about 70-75 MPH. The culprit? Bald tires. What are “bald” tires? When tires go “bald,” it means that their tread has been worn to the point of being smooth– and it’s a big safety

Why are my tires worn on the edges?

April 10th, 2019 by

It’s normal for tires to become worn over time, especially after a few New England winters, 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

This week’s featured listing: 2016 Nissan Sentra SR

February 28th, 2019 by

Every week, we showcase a new listing from our current inventory, taking a deeper dive into the features, options, and condition of the vehicle. 2016 Nissan Sentra SR This week, we’re looking a 2016 Nissan Sentra SR that recently hit our lot. This deep blue, four-door sedan has a clean CarFax and only one previous

This week’s featured listing: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherkoee Limited

February 21st, 2019 by

Every week, we showcase a new listing from our current inventory, taking a deeper dive into the features, options, and condition of the vehicle. This week, we’re highlighting a recent addition to our lot– a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited in black pearl. This model is the perfect marriage between a comfortable 5-passenger interior and

The Cost of Replacing An Engine Mount

February 19th, 2019 by

Engine mounts secure the engine of a vehicle to its chassis, keeping the engine stabilized and aligned with the frame of the vehicle. They’re usually made of metal and rubber– the metal is used to be able to withstand the force and torque generated by the engine, while rubber helps to dampen the vibrations. As

This week’s featured listing: 2015 Toyota Highlander XLE

February 7th, 2019 by

Every week, we showcase a new listing from our current inventory, taking a deeper dive into the features, options, and condition of the vehicle. 2015 Toyota Highlander XLE This week, we’re highlighting this 2015 Toyota Highlander XLE. The 3rd-generation, all-wheel-drive SUV has a 3.5-liter V6 engine under the hood. The exterior is dark grey with

Featured Listing: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Z71

January 31st, 2019 by

Every week, we showcase a new listing from our current inventory, taking a deeper dive into the features, options, and condition of the vehicle. This week, we’re highlighting this 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT, equipped with the Z-71 Off-Road Package. Under the hood, this 4-door, 6-speed automatic holds a 5.3-liter V8 engine. The Z71 Off-Road