American Tire & Automotive Blog


Impact! 1st year is in the books

We have a lot to be thankful for this past year. We opened Saturday 8/11/2018, and we made it through the first year! I’ve learned a lot this past year, that is for sure. I also want to thank each…

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Remebering “WHY”

  I sometimes forget the why. We sometimes have tough weeks. As a small business owner, I get so wrapped up in the daily business that I forget why I left my steady, high paying, secure job. I forget what…

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Whats that light?

Is that light really important?     YES!!! A check engine light means something is not right with your vehicle. It could mean something as simple as a gas cap not tightened or as complex as a catalytic convertor. The…

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Car Maintenance

150,000 miles is nothing these days

I can’t take credit for this article, I found it on How Your Car Can Live Past 150,000 Miles Improvements in technology, build quality and metallurgy mean that cars are living longer, even in the Rust Belt. Domestic and…

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April is National Car Care Month

Hello spring, good bye winter. Welcome to April! April in the automotive industry is known as National Car Care Month. With that in mind we focus on the importance of car care and preventative maintenance. One good resource on this…

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5 Signs you may need new brakes

5 Quick Signs you need New Brakes Look and Listen First, check for wear by looking at your brake pads through the spaces between the wheel’s spokes. The outside pad will be pressed against a metal rotor. Generally, there should…

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How to Pick the Right Tires

                  How to pick the right tires Tires can be overwhelming if you do not know what you are looking for.  This is where having a trust worthy shop to lean on pays off.  They can help you with…

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Creating a Vehicle Maintenance Schedule

One of the biggest things we get asked about is maintenance on vehicles.  I think it is well known that regular scheduled maintenance is the cheapest thing you can do to prolong the life of your vehicle.  But what does…

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Come Experience the difference

Happy New Year!  I wanted to personally thank you for your continued support of our New Shop.  We are extremely excited for what 2019 has in store for American Tire and Automotive.  Today I wanted to speak about repair shops…

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