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Why do I need to change my Oil?

Why do I need to change my Oil?

  Stamps Auto Tire Pros is a leader in Preventive Maintenance. Meaning that if you come in for Regular Inspections we will Give you a Schedule of all the Important Services and Times to Keep you and your Vehicle as Safe as Mechanically possible. Engine Oil is one of the most Important components on  your Vehicle. The Engine Oil keeps your Engine Working Effectively and Efficiently. Make your next Free Vehicle Health Inspection at Stamps Auto Tire Pros. You should have your Engine Oil Changed at least every 5000 Miles or every 6 Months whichever comes first. Engine Oil Breaks down over time and loses its ability to Cool and to Lubricate your internal Engine Components. When your Engine Oil Breaks Down it can cause you Costly Engine Repairs. Stamps Auto Tire Pros wants to help Keep your Vehicle Running as long and as cost effective as possible. Prolonging your Oil Changes increases the amount of Harmful Emissions that ... read more

How to be an Eco-friendly Tire Shopper

How to be an Eco-friendly Tire Shopper

Schedule your Next Free Vehicle Health InspectionRead Other Blogs from Stamps Auto Tire ProsServices Offered By Stamps Auto Tire Pros   Looking for a Tire Manufacture that is working for Sustainability? We at Stamps Auto Tire Pros have partnered with Continental. Continental is working to produce the Tire of the Future. They do this by using Environmentally friendly Materials. They are looking at every component on the Tire. By doing this they are looking to find an Environmentally Friendly replacement. During production of Tires, the Waste Rubber is recycled and reintroduced in the line. Another line in the Continental Brand is a Special Hybrid Tire that reduces Rolling Resistance by 30%. This Hybrid Tire has won EU Tire Label for both Rolling Resistance and Braking Distance in Wet Conditions. Continental has ... read more

New Year's Safe Driving Tips

New Year's Safe Driving Tips

Drinking and driving are among the most problematic causes of roadway accidents around the New Year's holiday. Whether you plan to celebrate with some drinks or not, you should plan out your rides and be extra cautious on the road. Driving can be especially dangerous this time of the year; the traffic may be congested, as most adults and kids have off for the holidays. In many parts of the country, the weather conditions are also harsher. In other words, you may encounter snow, ice, or freezing rain, making the roads extra dangerous for even the safest of drivers. We will go over what you can do to stay safe and beat the obstacles of driving around New Year's Eve and Day. What You Can Do To Stay Safe Plan out your ride if you plan on drinking. While there's no wrong if you want to toast a glass of champagne when the clock strikes 12, you should make smart decisions when it comes to driving. The bottom line is that you should NOT drink and drive. Instead, we advise you to ... read more

Why does my Car need an Alignment?

Why does my Car need an Alignment?

Getting your Car Aligned assures your tires meet the road at the proper angle. Alignment also adjusts your Wheels to point straight Ahead. An Alignment adjusts the angles of your Vehicle's Wheels to original Specifications. These Alignment settings help to get you the best gas mileage and proper road contact. After you have new Tires installed is a good time to have an Alignment. The Alignment will help you get the best Tire Wear and Life. An Alignment should be part of your Scheduled Maintenance and done twice a Year. Rough Road Condition or Impact to the Tires will Need more Frequent Alignments. Signs that your Vehicle's Alignment is out is if the Vehicle Pulls to one side or your Steering Wheel if off Center. Another indicator is uneven Tire Wear. Having a Certified Technicians Inspect your Vehicle. They will inform you of the tell tale signs that you need an Alignment. Your Vehicle's Alignment Measurements are Very Fine. You will need Specialized Equipment to set these ... read more

What causes Shocks and Struts to go Bad?

What causes Shocks and Struts to go Bad?

Struts are strong enough to take a lot of punishment. After tens of thousands of miles, your struts will wear out. The Struts are constantly going up and down as you drive down the Road.  The rougher the roads the Quicker the Struts will wear out. Some of the signs your Struts are Bad are Cupping going diagonal across the Tread of the Tire. When you Stop, your car Bounces more than once is also an indicator your Struts are Bad. You May also Feel every Bump in the Road or you can see that the Struts are Leaking Fluid. The Leading cause of Struts going bad is Wear. The design of a Strut is to go up and down only so many times before it will Fail. Most Strut were out at 50,000 miles. Some Struts Life will be Shortened by rough driving conditions. Other Causes for Struts to go Bad are manufacturing defects or Physical Damage. This Damage can come from an accident or from Road Debris.  If your Struts are Bad your Braking Distance will be much longer. You will Wear other Steering C ... read more