Posts Tagged: "FAQs"

How Does a Car’s Steering System Work?

We’ve come a long way from pulling on a horse's reins to steer our carriages. Today, all it takes is a small turn of the steering wheel! Learn how the most common steering system works and how proper alignment can help ensure safe and smooth steering. Read More

What Causes Engine Knocking?

If there’s something everyone can agree on, it’s that cars can make weird noises. It could be a squeal, a clunk, or even a rumble and roar. If the sound is closer to a "knock," you may be dealing with problems under the hood—problems that could cause engine damage if left unresolved. Read on to learn why it's truly no joking matter. Read More

Nitrogen vs Air in Tires: Which Is Better?

When it comes to your trusty vehicle, you’re always asking important questions like, "Is it time for an oil change? Do my tires need to be rotated?" Well, what about, "Should my tires be filled with nitrogen or air?" Nitrogen has become a popular choice, but it may not be right for everyone. Learn more about the nitrogen vs. air debate to make the best decision for your vehicle. Read More

What’s the Difference Between AWD & 4WD?

All-wheel drive and four-wheel drive… they sound like the same thing, right? Surprisingly, no! Learn more about each system, how they differ, and why winter tires could be a good idea for both all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive vehicles in colder climates. Read More

Why Is Zinc In Motor Oil?

You may have heard stories about zinc and motor oil, specifically how a lack of zinc can cause camshaft failure. The real story is a complicated one! Read on to learn more about the camshaft, what the real story is, and how things have changed over the years. Read More

How to Choose the Best Battery for Your Car

At some point, even the best car batteries die. You could choose the first one on the shelf, but that may not be the best decision for your car. With a little help from Firestone Complete Auto Care, you’ll be a car battery pro faster than you can say "car battery cold cranking amps!" Read on to see what you should look for when choosing a new battery! Read More

10 Oil Change Questions & Answers

One of the most important steps you can take to help your car run smoother, longer is to keep your engine's motor oil fresh and clean by remembering to bring it in for regular oil changes. Show your car some love and get answers to your most pressing oil change questions. Read More