Of the many great things about summertime, few match the fun of a family road trip. Before you hook up that new boat or camper, or hit the road with your family or friends in your car, SUV, pickup, or RV, take the time to review these summer travel safety tips.
Often confused with wheel alignment, a properly balanced wheel is a beautiful, perfectly tuned wheel-tire combination. This is accomplished by placing measured lead weights on the opposite side of the “heavy spot”—the noticeable tread wear on your unbalanced tire.
There are certain components of every car that wear out over time. These components may be filters, which get dirty and need to be changed. They may be brakes and belts, which wear down and lose effectiveness. They may be engine oil, power steering fluid, and other fluids, which need to be refilled, changed, or flushed.