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Checklist for Winter Tires

winter tires in Dayton, OHAs inclement weather and freezing temperatures surround us, prepare for winter with this useful winter tire checklist from Carroll-Wuertz Tire Co in Dayton, OH! While maintaining correct tire safety is vital throughout the year, harsh seasonal implications of colder months can provide driving situations with different problems. Consult Carroll-Wuertz Tire Co for winter tires to improve vehicle saftey and vehicle performance. Consider this winter specific maintenance before braving snowy, inclement weather this season to avoid dangerous driving conditions:

-Maintain tread depth at 2/32 for all tires

-Check tire pressure frequently

-Schedule wheel alignments and rotations regula ...

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Tire Repair

tiresOne of the leading causes of tire failure and casing rejection during the retread process is a faulty repair. This area is most often overlooked when fleets design tire maintenance programs, but as a recent survey from the monthly magazine Tire Business indicates, 46% of tire failures were caused by improper repair procedures. Of course this means higher tire costs. When a radial tire has been damaged to the point where the steel cords are exposed to the elements it is important that the area be repaired as soon as possible so that moisture is not allowed to migrate along the belt package causing further damage. The most effective method of repair for nail holes (1/4") is the plug and patch repair. The plug stops the migration of moisture and the patch on the inside of the tire suppor ...

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Oil Change

oil changeCheck the owner's manual to see if your driving habits are considered to be "severe service." This type of driving requires more frequent oil changes, warns the Car Care Council. Have the oil changed accordingly, usually every 3-5,000 miles. For less wear and tear on the engine, drivers in cold climes (sub-zero driving temperatures) should drop their oil weight from 10-W30 to 5-W30. Your mom and dad would probably suggest simply moving to someplace warmer. Description: The typical oil filter consists of a high-strength steel housing containing various types of filtering media. An anti-drainback valve prevents oil from running out of the filter when the engine is off. Today's oil filters have a convenient spin-on design that makes removal and installation easy. Purpos ...

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Wheel Alignment

Wheel alignment is the position of the wheels relative to your car. When properly aligned, the wheels point in the right direction. Without proper alignment, the wheels resist your steering commands, as well as each other. Alignment also affects gas mileage and tire wear. If your tires are pointed in different directions, they fight against each other and can cause tread wear. Computerized alignment equipment is used to measure all alignment angles on today's cars. These include both adjustable and non-adjustable angles. (Non-adjustable angles require repair or replacement of the suspension component.) The most common adjustable angles are:

Wheel alignment is the position of the wheels relative to your car. When properly aligned, the wheels point in the right direction. Without p ...

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Website Launch Announcement: Carroll Wuertz Tire Co. Launches New Site

Carroll Wuertz Tire Co. is excited to announce the launch of its new website. The site features a fresh look, easy navigation and more focus on what the customer needs.

The new site offers inventory listings with pictures and specs. You can search a variety of ways including by vehicle and size.

With the addition of our blog, we are able to help inform and educate our customers on important tire and service information.

We invite you to visit the new C-WTire.com today.

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