Posts Tagged: "Tire Problems"

Everything You Need to Know About Spare Tires

A flat tire doesn't have to mean waiting for a tow truck to come to your rescue. If you can "spare" a moment, check out everything you need to know about spare tires, including the difference between a full-size spare and a compact spare, plus what your other options are, like a set of innovative run-flat tires. Read More

FCAC National Pothole Month

Help Firestone Complete Auto Care bring attention to a big problem with our road infrastructure: potholes! Share your pothole stories and images this March with the hashtag #NationalPotholeMonth and let’s see if we can garner enough attention to get our roads fixed. Read More

5 Brake Myths—Busted!

Many drivers think that brake pads need to warm up and that when you hear squeaks and squawks coming from the brake area, the pads are the sole source of the noise. As it turns out, these are all myths. Join us as we debunk these brake myths and more! Read More

How to Survive a Tire Blowout

First you’ll hear a loud BOOM, then a sudden jerk and pull to one side. At highway speeds a tire blowout can cause an inexperienced driver to panic. Before you start getting your tires in a twist, know that a tire blowout doesn’t have to spell disaster. Read More

Don’t Let Low Pressure Tires Cause A Marriage Blowout

A true confession by someone who should know better. Aaron Gold Aaron Gold is an automotive journalist who contributes to a variety of publications, including About.com, Autobytel, Autoguide.com, and VroomGirls.com. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, two sons, a bunch of pets and way too many cars.   It was an uneventful drive […] Read More