Are Getting Summer Tires Better Than the All-Season Tires?

As the warmer weather approaches, the crew at Land Rover El Paso wanted to educate our community as to all the benefits of driving on summer tires instead of the all-season tires. In short, the summer tires will provide your vehicle better handling, increased braking ability, and even the ability to maneuver in corners safely.

The all-season tires have more in the way of grooves compared to summer tires. 

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What is a Differential and How Does It Work?

The car's differential houses gears and fluid that need to work together perfectly for the transmission to be able to get power to the drive shafts. There are a number of things that could go wrong, so spotting trouble early is a far less costly endeavor.

One of the reasons it is so important to have the differential serviced is because it has to work had to allow the steering to work perfectly. 

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Debunking Motor Oil Myths Can Ease Your Mind

Does separating the fact from the fiction always matter? Maybe not always, but when it comes to your motor oil, knowing the truth from the myth can help ease your mind. There are so many myths when it comes to motor oil that it can be difficult to keep straight what's real and what's not. To help you understand, here is one myth and the truth.

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Have You Ever Experienced Hydroplaning?

Safety while driving is something that every driver has to be constantly striving for due to the number of factors and conditions that can negatively affect the roads. One condition that drivers may indeed face at some point is hydroplaning. Understanding how to handle hydroplaning before you actually experience it will help to stay safe while driving.

Hydroplaning occurs when the weight of your car can't displace the water in front of the tires before it builds up. 

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Professional Exhaust System Maintenance Helps a Vehicle Operate Quietly and Effectively

Proper exhaust system maintenance and repair tactics can enhance how a vehicle performs on the road. General exhaust problems are tough to ignore because the issues that cause performance inefficiencies usually affect air distribution components, which is why cars with defective exhaust hardware produce loud sounds throughout an environment. If you're concerned about these problems, you can avoid a variety of exhaust situations by pursuing inspection services on a regular basis.

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Tire Pressure Sensor

When your tire pressure falls below twenty-five percent of the recommended amount in your tires, there are sensors on your tires that will indicate a problem is going on and alert you via your dashboard light. This light lets you know that you need to check the pressure in your tires and determine if additional air is needed. 

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Debunking Motor Oil Myths Can Ease Your Mind

Does separating the fact from the fiction always matter? Maybe not always, but when it comes to your motor oil, knowing the truth from the myth can help ease your mind. There are so many myths when it comes to motor oil that it can be difficult to keep straight what's real and what's not. To help you understand, here is one myth and the truth.

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When It's Time for New Tires

Good tires are important for your safety when you're driving down the road in El Paso. Poor tires can lead to blow outs and flat tires that can cause accidents or leave you stranded. It's better to get those old tires changed sooner rather than later.

When you notice that your tire tread is wearing at the edges, this is a signal that it's time to replace them. 

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What Kinds of Brake Pads Work With SUV's?

Brake pads are tough, long-suffering members of your braking system. Formed from durable materials, brake pads must apply thousands of pounds of pressure to the rotors day in and day out. The rotors are disk-shaped metal parts that connect to the wheels. When the pads press against the rotors, friction and heat work to slow the vehicle down.

The three main kinds of brake pads include:

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Mufflers and Exhausts: Not Just for Attention

Your muffler and exhaust system is a much-needed component of a properly-functioning vehicle while it muffles noise. The system prevents toxic gases from entering the passenger area and it dramatically reduces engine gases from polluting the air. Drivers shouldn't wait for a failed emission test before they take action. Yearly, individuals are harmed or killed by exhaust inhalation, which is preventable with an exhaust checkup.

Drivers must be on the lookout for signs of trouble with their system. 

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