Our Shops Are Open During COVID-19 and Are Ready to Serve You

Our Shops Are Open During COVID-19 and Are Ready to Serve You

All of our Bay Area Tire & Service Centers are OPEN! Auto repair is an essential service, which allows us to remain open during this uncertain time. We know many people of our community are working from home, are out of work, or are working in essential industries. A reliable vehicle is important during this time, whether you need your car to get you to work or to get to the store to get supplies for your family.  We will be here to serve our communities, local police, fire departments, doctors and nurses. We want you to know that we are closely following updates surrounding COVID-19 and are making the proper adjustments at our shop to continue serving you while keeping our customers and staff members safe.  Our hours have adjusted to help our staff and their families during this difficult time: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm Saturday: 7:30am - 1:00pm *Cambridge: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:30pm​ During this challenging time, we are offering ... read more

Why Does My Car Bounce Excessively?

You're driving as normal and hit a speed bump - your car bounces up and down excessively and it takes you by surprise. You haven't really experienced this before, and wonder if something might be wrong with your vehicle. Our cars are designed to absorb shock from the road so that our driving expereince is smooth and safe. However, excessively bouncing over bumps or debris can be a sign that something is right within the suspension and steering system.  Your vehicle's steering, suspension system, and wheels all work together in order to make sure that you are able to steer straight and that your vehicle absorbs the right amount of shock from the road to keep your drive smooth. When there is something wrong with any of these systems, you will definietely notice either a change in your steering capabilites or how bumpy your ride is.  Here are some of the common reasons why your car may be bouncing excessively or swaying:  Your wheel alignment is bad You ... read more

What is a Brake Fluid Flush?

Many vehicle drivers may have heard of the "brake fluid flush". On the other hand, there are drivers out there who may not even know that the brake system actually runs on fluid. Brake fluid is actually a vital component of the overall brake system, because it is what generates the pressure needed to press down on the brake pedal and initiate the braking process.  The main issue with brake fluid occurs when moisture enters into the fluid. This greatly affects the overall pressure that the brake fluid produces and will cause your brake pedal to become spongy and almost ineffective. This is why a brake fluid flush according to manufacturer recommendations or as needed is important to the safety of your car.  A brake fluid flush is the process of removing the brake fluid flush from the brake lines and replacing it with new, fresh fluid. A similar process, called brake bleeding, is when only part of the fluid is removed in order to target a certain area of air bu ... read more