When to Replace Your Shocks and Struts

There are three ways to tell if your vehicle may need new shocks and struts. 1. Visually; your tires show unusual wear patterns. 2. Vehicle handling; you experience a generally bumpy or shaky vehicle ride; poor steering response, stiffness or noise when steering; “nose dive” or instability when braking; or swaying/leaning when turning or changing

Keeping your Transmission Healthy

Titan Auto & Tire, the Auto Repair Shop of Colonial Heights serves all of Chester and Chesterfield, Virginia. We all want to keep our vehicles running better and longer. Your transmission needs care and maintenance just like your engine.   TEN WAYS TO PROLONG THE LIFE OF YOUR TRANSMISSION Check transmission fluid regularly and properly.

Winterizing Your Vehicle

Preparing your vehicle for the Richmond winter ahead Winterizing your vehicle is really just continuing maintenance.  Harsh winter weather can worsen an existing problem or create new ones when regular maintenance hasn’t been done throughout the year. Regular maintenance inspections by our Techs will catch a small problem before it becomes a safety issue or

October is Fall Car Care Month

Prepare your car for winter months ahead We hope you are enjoying the cool weather and all the fun activities of the season. October is Fall Car Care Month and now is the time to start thinking about getting your vehicle ready for the cold winter months. A prepared car for winter is a safe

Save a Deer, Save a Squirrel, and Your Car

Early one morning as I drove to work a large deer jumped in front of my speeding car. It all happened so fast I didn’t have time to panic I just slammed on my brakes. He was so close I was amazed his hooves didn’t break my headlight. Whether you live in rural or urban areas dodging