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Things to Keep an Eye Out for with Car Tire Wear

Being able to spot trouble with the car tires early enough can reduce the chances of the car tire failing and leaving you stuck off the side of the road.

Here are a few things to keep an eye out for with tire tread wear.

The tire treads should be the same all the way around the tires. When you begin to see worn areas or areas of the tread that seem to be separating from the tire, don't neglect to have a professional take a closer look because the tire may be defective and about to fail.

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Easily Debunked Motor Oil Myths

The thing about myths is that they are almost always easily disproved. Yet, year after year they are passed along from person to person. The same is true in the auto industry, That is why our team here at Woody Smith Hyundai wants to ensure that you are an informed car owner and know some of the most common myths surrounding motor oil.

The first is that your oil should be completely changed prior to you and your family going on a big trip. While this may be good practice at times, it is not always necessary. The second is…

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Why Tire Pressure Matters to Your Car

The last thing you need is to lose control of your vehicle due to incorrect tire pressure. Tires that have too little or too much air can create significant problems for you. At the very least, they will needlessly cost you extra money.

When your tires are underinflated, they have to expend extra energy to move your vehicle down the road. That creates excess heat and wear. The tires’ outer edges and sides are eventually damaged as a result. On the flip side, driving with over-inflated tires creates a situation where you can easily lose control of your vehicle...

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Neglecting Your Car's Cooling System Could Lead to Catastrophic Results

Unfortunately, many car owners in America today take their engine cooling systems for granted. Without proper maintenance, a malfunctioning cooling system can cause catastrophic problems. However, the good news is that all you need is a little knowledge to keep your car's cooling system working at optimal levels.

The first thing you should check is your engine coolant level. In most cars, all you need do is remove the radiator cap and check to see if your radiator is topped off with coolant. However, do not try and remove the radiator cap if your car's engine is still…

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