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Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Cartec Automotive Service

Sunday 18 February 2018

Hello TULSA! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them more often, which can be costly for drivers in TULSA.It can even damage your suspension system, which is costly to repair. But even more importantly, uneven tread wear can lea... read more

Tracking True in OK: Wheel Alignment in TULSA

Monday 27 June 2016

The biggest issue for TULSA area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of alignment, you should have it taken care of right away at Cartec Automotive Service in TULSA. When undergoing an alignment service at Cartec Automotive Service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension parts are... read more

Automotive Tips from Cartec Automotive Service: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

Sunday 08 May 2016

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. TULSA drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. While these can certainly take your wheels out of alignment, the bumps and bounces of everyday TULSA driving take their toll on wheel alignment as well. Your car can lose alignment ov... read more

Automotive Tips from Cartec Automotive Service: Signs of an Alignment Problem

Sunday 17 April 2016

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. TULSA drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. While these can certainly take your wheels out of alignment, the bumps and bounces of everyday TULSA driving take their toll on wheel alignment as well. In addition, your vehicle&n... read more

Power Steering Service at Cartec Automotive Service in TULSA

Friday 28 August 2015

Many TULSA drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the internal parts. The power steering fluid also protects vehicle components from rust and corrosion.TULSA car owners should be aware that vehicle ma... read more

All Lined Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Cartec Automotive Service

Wednesday 18 March 2015

When all of your vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in TULSA can cause your vehicle's wheels to be out of alignment.Driving for an extended time around TULSA when your wheels are out of alignment results in uneven tire wear. This is dangerous … and expensive. Worst case scenario, you have a blowout on a crowded OK highway. It can also... read more

Line ?Em Up: Wheel Alignment Service At Cartec Automotive Service

Tuesday 23 September 2014

Hello TULSA drivers! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them more often, which can be costly in TULSA. It can even damage your suspension system, which is a significant repair. But even more importantly, uneven tread wear can le... read more

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your TULSA Vehicle

Thursday 17 July 2014

Imagine you've left TULSA and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side.That would slow you down. You would have to work harder to keep the sled going where you want it. The dogs are all working as hard as before, but you're covering less ground for the same effort.You're wasting kibble.The same is true... read more

Trip Inspection at Cartec Automotive Service in TULSA

Wednesday 15 January 2014

TULSA area drivers love their vehicles. And one of the most enjoyable things about them is taking a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like vehicle trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.Now TULSA drivers can't always avoid problems, but you can take steps to reduce the probability of getting sidelined on your trip. The first step is to look at your trip plan from your vehicle's perspe... read more

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