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Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

If you have all-season tires on your vehicle, you might not be ready for winter driving in Warwick. While all-season tires are made to be durable and ready to handle most driving conditions, the harder rubber compound does not grip well when driving on snow or in extreme cold.

Winter tires are made of a different rubber compound that is much softer than that on all-season tires. They stay flexible and pliable even when it's cold out. The deeper tread pattern is designed to get rid of snow and water, and the many biting edges improve traction on ice…
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Understanding the Difference Between Oversteer and Understeer

Oversteer and understeer are terms that refer to your vehicle's dynamics. In simple terms, oversteer occurs when your car turns more than you want. Understeer is the opposite as your vehicle will turn less than you want. Oversteer is more common in rear-wheel drive vehicles, while understeer occurs more frequently in front-wheel drive vehicles.

In reality, the terms are more complicated. Understeering means a lack of grip. It happens when you turn the wheels too early in a front-wheel drive car when turning a corner. It can also happen when you turn too fast or too far.

 

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Learning About the Different Types of Winter Tires

You might be looking to replace the tires on your vehicle to get it ready for a new season. It is important that you know which types of winter tires are available to you and the way that each type will work on your vehicle.

You might choose to add studdable winter tires to your vehicle. These tires give you the option to add metal studs to them to help them have maximum traction when you are traveling in difficult conditions. These can help you get up hills that are covered with snow and they can keep your vehicle on…
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ASE Certification Adds Value to Car Repairs and Ensures Quality

There are many repairs that need to be completed during a car's lifetime. It's not only important that the repairs are completed timely, but also that they're completed by a person who is trained to perform the job. Of course, there are many qualified individuals who know how to complete car repairs, but not all of them are ASE certified. ASE stands for Automotive Service Excellence, which is given by an independent non-profit institution using the most advanced automotive technology to assess a technician’s knowledge.

ASE certification is used by dealerships...

 

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