- Thermostatic expansion valve
Nobody ever looks forward to a flat tire, and nobody ever says "well, that was a really good time" after having one. You can at least minimize the damage to your tire and danger to yourself, though.
Flats vs Blowouts
If you get a blowout, you'll know about it right away. Sometimes the tire can fail dramatically, with a bang as loud as a shotgun going off. Other times, it might just be a loss of air and a sudden change in your car's handling, followed by vibration, noise and a pull to one side. If it's a front tire that fails, your car might be a real handful to drive until you can get to a stop.
In either case, your first job is to pull off the road as quickly (but safely!) as you can. Don't jam on the brakes ...[more]
Nobody likes driving around in a hot, stuffy car, and you know that Montgomery, AL is going to start getting pretty doggone hot before long. And Father's Day is right around the corner, too...why not go ahead and have the A/C serviced on his car before the temperatures start to climb? At Don Duncan's All American Auto and Tire Center, we're offering a $49.95 comprehensive A/C service special to get Dad's car ready for summer!
The A/C system in your car works pretty much the same way as your refrigerator at home -- a gas is compressed into a liquid, and it then evaporates into a gas again, providing cooling as it evaporates. Your refrigerator, however, isn& ...[more]