Merry Christmas, Car!

December 10th, 2015

Sure, your car is a machine. An inanimate object. But when you rely on inanimate objects as much as we do our cars, it’s hard not to get attached to them and Auto Repair in Montgomery ALthink of them as (almost) family. With Christmas right around the corner, how about a little Christmas love for the family member out in the garage?

At Don Duncan’s All American Auto & Tire Centers in Montgomery, AL, we’d like to offer up a few suggestions:

·         Air filter: If your Christmas budget is stretched thin, an air filter’s a great idea for your car. The air filter prevents dust, pollen and other contaminants from entering your fuel system where they can cause damage, ...[more]

  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

Tire Alignments…Or Wheel Alignments?

October 12th, 2015
Wheel Alignments in Montgomery, ALYou may, at some point, have heard someone refer to a “tire alignment” as opposed to a “wheel alignment.” What’s the difference? 
 
The quick answer is, “nothing.” The two terms are synonymous with each other, like “wheel balancing” or “tire balancing.” 
 
For these purposes, though, we’re going to use the phrase “wheel alignment.” Every car is engineered with wheels that are set at very specific angles, as related to the chassis, each other, and an imaginary straight line. These angles are designed and optimized for the best ride quality, handling and steering response possible, and that’s how your car leaves the factory. Those settings will ...[more]
  Posted in: Tires 101