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An Oil Change is the Best Car Maintenance

May 23rd, 2016 by

The best and most basic maintenance you can do is a simple oil change. Whether its conventional oil or synthetic oil regular services will keep your vehicle running at its best. Most conventional oil changes are needed every 3,000 to 5,000 miles. Synthetic oil can be changed at 7,500 mile intervals depending on type of synthetic oil or

Choosing the Right Tires for Your Car

April 28th, 2016 by

When choosing new tires consider: The type of vehicle you drive Where you drive, highway, city, back roads, off road Length of daily driving What type of vehicle do you drive? Hybrids: Chevy Volt, Toyota Prius, Honda Insight, BMW i3   To get the best gas mileage from your Hybrid vehicle you must have low rolling resistance

Three Ways get Your Car Ready for Spring

March 1st, 2016 by

Winter can be a long, harsh season not only on you but on your vehicle. As the cold temperatures break and warmer Spring days arrive here are three ways we recommend get your vehicle ready for warmer weather driving.   Change your wiper blades, over the winter season your wipers work hard pushing rain, sleet,

How Do I Get My Car Ready for Winter?

October 28th, 2015 by

Winter weather brings cold temperatures and sometimes dangerous driving conditions. Long before the temperature turns cold you can prepare your vehicle for comfortable and safer Winter driving. In November and early December we recommend: 1. Measuring Tire Tread depths 2. Testing your Battery 3. Inspecting Windshield wiper blades 4. Inspecting the Windshield for chips and

What Makes a Belt Squeal?

April 30th, 2015 by

Are you the one with the “noisy vehicle” that squeals every time you start your engine? Your engine belts make a screech or squeal noise usually because the rubber belt is slipping on the metal pulley and just like your tires spinning on the road, this causes noise. The belt may be slipping due to

Why Should I Replace my Struts?

March 27th, 2015 by

Updated May 23, 2016 Struts or MacPherson Struts (named after the inventor) wear gradually so most drivers do not notice the difference in ride quality and braking ability.  The purpose of the Struts is to keep the tires planted firmly on the road at all times. Properly operating struts improve ride quality, braking distance, the

What did Winter leave behind?

March 5th, 2015 by

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

March 1st, 2015 by

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.

Can Your Car Take more Winter?

January 28th, 2015 by

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                

Second Titan Auto & Tire Location Coming Soon

June 28th, 2014 by

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