When Do I Need a Wheel Alignment or Rotation?

Do you know the difference between a wheel alignment and a tire rotation? While they’re often auto repairs done at the same time, they are not the same thing. If you’re experiencing any trouble with your steering, such as the wheel pulling to one side or the vehicle shuddering, you should probably make an appointment at Master Muffler Orem. We’ll take a look at your alignment to see if it’s affecting your suspension. Let’s [...]

By |2022-07-03T21:35:22+00:00July 9, 2022|Tires|Comments Off on When Do I Need a Wheel Alignment or Rotation?

Understanding the Difference Between Tire Rotations and Alignments

Of course, we all know that our cars would simply be unable to drive without adequately working tires. But, although we think the services themselves are crucial, we also believe our client’s understanding of why both services are vital is essential. Now that we’ve been over the importance of tire alignment and the signs that it’s time for a service, it’s time to talk about tire rotation.  Let’s Talk Tire Rotation Unlike tire alignment, [...]

By |2022-04-19T23:15:19+00:00April 12, 2022|Tires|Comments Off on Understanding the Difference Between Tire Rotations and Alignments

Five Signs You Need New Tires

Do you recall the scene in A Christmas Story when Ralphie, (our childhood protagonist, now turned into a reflecting adult), reminisces about his father’s tires? “My old man’s spare tires were only tires in the academic sense. They were round and had once been made of rubber.” He remarks on this as we see his father pull the baldest tire imaginable from the trunk of the car and begin to swap it out for [...]

By |2021-04-19T18:32:24+00:00April 19, 2021|Automotive Info, Tires|Comments Off on Five Signs You Need New Tires

Tires and Their Differences

For those of us who drive, it may be difficult to pinpoint just what is the most important element of the car. Is it the engine that powers the vehicle, or keeping everything well lubricated with a good oil change? To someone living in Texas in the summer, it could very well be something as small as the air conditioning. An argument could be made however that the most important part of the car [...]

By |2021-03-17T22:44:41+00:00March 17, 2021|Tires|Comments Off on Tires and Their Differences

What Is the Point of Tire Rotations?

When you take your car in for a tire rotation, each tire and wheel is removed from the axel and set to be at the same position. For some tires, it may be necessary to weight them to maintain alignment. During this trip, you will also have your air pressure checked. Tire rotations ensure that the front and rear axles of your vehicle are aligned with all 4 tires on your vehicle, so that [...]

By |2019-02-10T20:07:50+00:00February 10, 2019|Tires|Comments Off on What Is the Point of Tire Rotations?
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