Fact or Fiction? Common Brake Repair Myths — Titan Auto & Tire

The Truth About Brake Repair When you jam your foot against the brake pedal in a desperate effort to stop your vehicle before it slams into the truck whose driver just pulled out in front of you, you’re counting on your brakes. This isn’t the time to realize that your brakes aren’t in optimal condition […]

How Long Does It Take To Hit the Brakes?

Stopping Distances at Different Speeds A sudden red light, wildlife in the road, or slow-moving vehicle require fast brakes and fast reflexes. Did you know that coming to a complete stop while traveling 60 miles per hour requires a braking distance of about 60 feet? The faster you travel, the safe stopping distance exponentially increases. […]

Coronavirus COVID-19 and Car Care

 Your health and safety is our top priority. We are making every effort to keep both our customers and team members healthy.  Cleaning and disinfecting our waiting areas and restrooms several times a day. Weather permitting we will open doors to allow fresh air to circulate through customer lounge and Tech work areas. Team members […]

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Brake Repair

Brakes Are An Essential Part of Any Vehicle Some signs of brake damage can be difficult to spot, while others are self-explanatory. Whether your brakes are sticking, squealing, or operating inefficiently, find out why you need to receive professional brake repair services immediately. Learn more about the signs of damaged brakes and where you can […]

Most Common Auto Repairs

Prepare For Your Vehicle’s Needs Once you purchase a vehicle, the financial investment isn’t over. As your vehicle ages and covers more miles, you’ll need to keep up with regular maintenance services and handle any repairs promptly to keep your vehicle in top condition. Ignoring vehicle repairs will only lead to more serious and expensive […]

How to pass the Virginia State Inspection every year

Passing the annual Virginia State Inspection isn’t hard to do. Here are some easy ways to make sure your vehicle is ready for the annual Virginia State Inspection: Have a reputable shop perform a maintenance inspection at every visit. Mosty people need an oil change 3-4 times per year, ask for a maintenance inspection which […]

Why has the Virginia State Inspection fee increased?

Effective July 1, 2019 the new fee for the Virginia State inspection will increase from $16.00 to $20.00.  Gov. Ralph Northam signed HB 2514,  that increases vehicle inspection costs from $16 to $20.  Shops which offer Virginia Safety Inspections will pay 70 cents back to the Virginia State Police to support its inspector training program. This is the […]

What Brake Sounds Mean

Do You Need Brake Repair? These Sounds Will Tell You Paying attention to your vehicle’s behavior is a good way to tell when it needs professional attention. Once you become familiar with how it performs and sounds, you can easily detect changes. When it comes to your vehicle’s brakes, any unusual sounds mean something isn’t […]

How to Maintain Your Brakes

Habits You Should Implement Just like other components in your vehicle, your brakes are susceptible to wear-and-tear. This is an unavoidable part of vehicle ownership and every vehicle owner has had to get their brakes inspected and serviced at one point. With that said, just because you need it serviced doesn’t mean it has to […]

What Maintenance does a Hybrid Car Need?

Hybrid and Electric vehicles have amazing technology and engineering. While they run on clean energy they have mechanical parts and fluids and much like a Gas powered or Internal Combustion Engine vehicle needs routine maintenance. A Hybrid vehicle has has a small (ICE) or internal combustion engine which works briefly at times to recharge the […]