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Can I Drive on a Rejection Sticker?

Updated May 23, 2016 What if my vehicle failed inspection? Yes, you can drive with a rejection sticker. The letter of the law states that you can drive your vehicle home and to a repair facility on a rejection sticker. If you return within 15 days from the original inspection the re-inspect consists of only

Why does an Air Bag Light Fail Virginia State Inspection?

Why does an SRS light fail a Virginia State Inspection? If you have an air bag light or SRS light lit on your dash it means a vehicle sensor has detected a problem. When that light is displayed there is a good chance if you’re involved in a collision the air bags will not deploy. When

What color is Antifreeze?

Do you know the color of your coolant? Most people think of antifreeze or coolant as green. For years many antifreeze/coolants were green in color but now many coolants come in a variety of colors. Antifreeze or coolant can be yellow, pink or red, blue, and  green. The color of the antifreeze/coolant is really based on

What did Winter leave behind?

After the Winter snow has melted we find potholes were left behind on roads, streets, and parking lots. Potholes are caused when freezing water inside of asphalt expands, causing larger cracks and breakage. While they seem more of a bother than harmful, a pothole can cause major damage to you suspension system.   Your Suspension

March Car Care Tips

The ice is thawing and Spring in the air… Warmer weather will be here soon. Don’t give up on your New Year’s Resolution. Keep up with your car maintenance and get ready for the coming Spring season. Following Winter’s harsh weather you may experience poor road conditions and notice your vehicle needs a little TLC.

5 Things Your Teen can Teach You about Driving

Its official… she passed the learners permit test. The fun begins (for her). For us parents there is a 50/50 split of excitement for our kids and the milestone they’ve passed, coupled with the fear that our “babies” will now be driving a vehicle. It’s a dose of reality we all expect but nonetheless shocking when

Can Your Car Take more Winter?

Its the end of January have you given up on your New Year’s Resolutions? Proper car care does require some planning and effort but we can help remind you on how to do that throughout 2015. Right now let’s get you through the rest of the Winter. January                

Car Care from the Inside Out

  Window seals hold in your cool air from air conditioning in the warm months and your heat during cold winter months. Seals also keep out dirt, dust, and moisture. A vehicle trunk and moon roof seals also insulate and protect you and your cargo from the outside environment. As your vehicle ages these rubbery seals become

How to Keep Fall Allergies Out of your Car

  For us allergy sufferers Fall allergens can be as bad or worse than Spring. Often dry air, dust, and falling leaves are among the few culprits that make us sneeze, cough, and scratch our eyes. Here are five easy things you can do to reduce sneezing and wheezing in your vehicle: 1. Vacuum and

Second Titan Auto & Tire Location Coming Soon

Hull Street Location to Open Soon Titan Auto & Tire’s second location will be opening  at 17211 Hull St Road in Moseley to serve the Hull Street Road area of North Chesterfield. We will be open for business July 14, 2014 and will continue to offer the same services and products as our South Chesterfield