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Simple Vehicle Maintenance to Improve Fuel Economy

April 30th, 2014
With fluctuating fuel prices soaring higher each day, we will do almost anything to save money on transportation especially when it comes to conserving fuel.   However, traditional tips such as turning off the air conditioning and driving slowly are not the only ways to conserve gas mileage. In fact there are many simple, painless steps any vehicle owner can take to ensure their car is operating as efficiently as possible with minimal effort. Taking these steps to conserve gas mileage will not only save money, but also build healthy habits for your vehicle to ensure safety and maintain quality of the vehicle.
 
Be conscientious of your tire pressure. Most vehicle owners underestimate the importance of properly inflated tires.  When inflated properly, you can save nearly 4% on gas mileage. Under-inflated tires c ...[more]
  Posted in: Tire 101, Auto Repair 101

April: National Car Care Month

April 21st, 2014
April is National Car Care Month and there is no better time to break free from the chains of winter to start your journey to a dependable, road ready vehicle. Routine maintenance can seem overwhelming and with a never ending cycle of checks and replacements, sometimes it is hard to remember where one project ends and the next one begins. Knowledge is power and whether you are a mechanic or soccer mom every vehicle owner should have at least passing knowledge about their vehicle.
 
Allowing your vehicle to fall into disrepair during the winter months is nearly inevitable. Spending time working on a vehicle during an icy day is less likely than waking a hibernating bear and nearly as pleasant. Thus, when April is sprung upon us there is no better reason to go outside and enjoy the be ...[more]
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Tires to Travel the Road Ahead

April 4th, 2014

tires somerset kyWhenever you think about vehicle safety what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Maybe seatbelts, or even airbags, but what about tires? Tires are often the most overlooked, yet most important safety feature of your vehicle. Whether you are driving through a light drizzle, coming to a quick stop or trying to make it through rush hour- your tires have to accommodate every weather and situation. Tires are the only part of your vehicle with direct contact to the road, thus the only part of your vehicle that could single handedly prevent a wreck.

At Skip Cottrell’s Tire Pros, staff understands the importance of tires in their best possible condition. Technicians encourage all customers to come by and have a servicing today, while you are in learn valuable signs to knowing when your tires should be serviced and replace ...[more]

  Posted in: Tire 101

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