Ladies’ Car Care Clinic Recap

If you could use some car tips, savvy advice and helpful direction to better maintain and care for your four wheels, check out Atlantic Tire’s Car Care Clinics offered every year (sometimes more than one per year)! This summer’s Ladies Car Care Clinic was a huge success! Offering a great opportunity to educate our customers, we were thrilled to have approximately fifty women gathered in the lobby, conference room and garage. Our mechanics and service advisors offered … Read More

15 Common Warning Signs on Your Dashboard

Just as our body sends signals to our brain that something is wrong to warn us, vehicles are built with similar messaging systems. Electrical signals are sent through alerts that ignite our dashboard to warn us something needs attention. The following list is comprised of 15 most common dashboard signals we should all be aware of. All cars are not built the same and may vary in the visual message on the dashboard, but it … Read More

WARNING: Brake Problems Ahead!

Are your brakes screeching, grinding, squalling, rubbing, vibrating, pulsating or pressing all the way to the floor?  These are all evident warning signs to be proactive with before you experience a true emergency! Brake pads and shoes may need inspection and replacement if they are screeching, grinding, squalling or rubbing when activated.   Rotor wear and warping are indicators associated with a vibration and pulsation in the pedal or steering wheel.  Additionally, you may notice … Read More

Pre-Road Trip Inspection Checklist

As summer approaches and you finalize all your road trip destinations, be sure you also take a half hour to ensure your car is ready to go. There’s nothing like being sidelined off I-40 to put a damper on your summer plans. Here is an outline of all the most common issues that occur on the road and what to check for to avoid them. While you can check some of these yourself, others will … Read More

Balancing your tires

Why it’s important Over the years cars have become a lot lighter. And lighter cars mean safer, faster, and longer lasting cars. So it’s mostly a positive. On the other hand, heavier cars with softer suspension generally offer a smoother ride. Owning one of the lighter cars built during the last couple decades means you will feel a lot more of the road beneath you. Today, getting and keeping your tires balanced is more important than ever because … Read More