Make Sure Your Car's Ready For Winter!

October 14th, 2016

You know that winter and bad weather are coming. Is your car ready? Here’s a quick checklist of things to get up to speed on:

Motor oil: Motor oil has a tendency to thicken in cold weather, making it harder to circulate to upper engine parts at startup. If you haven’t ever used synthetic oil Driving in the winterbefore, this might be a good time to start. The flow properties of synthetic oil are a lot more consistent, meaning it doesn’t thicken in sub-freezing temperatures or thin out when it’s hot outside.

Wipers: Even the best windshield wipers only last about a year. If your wipers are showing cracks or chips or losing strips of rubber, go ahead and replace them. Don’t forget to refill your washer fluid reservoir…you’ ...[more]

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Our New & Improved Site

January 18th, 2016

As some of you may have noticed we recently launched a new and improved website! We were all waiting with excitement and anticipation as we were getting closer and closer to launching the site. Our old site really only focused on the tire shop side of EZ Tire & Auto. As many of you know we offer so much more than complete tire service. Over the next few weeks I will go through some of the key features of our new and improved site! Stay tuned for a breakdown on key features of our website here!

Also, I would like to take the time to introduce myself. My name is Brittany, if you have been to the shop recently I am the curly redhead! I am the author of the EZ Tire & Auto's Blog. I will endeavor to provide our customers and readers with useful automotive related information as ...[more]

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Winter Safety Tips – Don’t End Up In the Ditch!

January 14th, 2016
Some people love winter. They love the snow, the snap in the air, the short days and cozy nights at home. Others can’t stand it, for many of the same reasons. Regardless of whether you love it or hate it, though, chances are you’re going to have to get out and drive in it at some point. We’ve got a few suggestions to help you through the winter safely: 

Make sure you’ve got a well-maintained car. This includes fresh windshield wipers, proper tire inflation, a strong battery, a properly-maintained cooling system and a fresh oil change. If your tires aren’t up to the job of winter driving, you might consider switching to winter tires for a while – just 
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