Miracle Tire and Total Car Care Blog

Why You Shouldn't Skip Factory Scheduled Maintence

Today’s cars are a lot less maintenance-intensive than they were a generation ago, but that doesn’t mean they’re maintenance free. Besides, if your vehicle’s under warranty, that maintenance is a must for warranty coverage to be honored! Things like these may need to be done less frequently, but they’re just as important as they ever were:Preventative Maintence in ID

Oil changes: Today’s synthetic oil has about a 10-12,000 mile oil change interval, which is a lot better than the 5,000-mile mark that was recommended for conventional oil. Synthetic oil outperforms conventional oil in about every respect, but that doesn’t mean you should go beyond factory recommended service interval.

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Holiday Travel and Your Vehicle

In the next month or so, millions of Americans are going to brave the highways for holiday travel. If you're one of them, it's important to know your car's up to the task. `
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Spring is In The Air – Time for Auto Repair (Hey, That Rhymes)

The temperatures are getting longer, the trees are starting to bloom and the days are getting longer. After a long, tough winter, now’s the time to get some autoAuto Repair in Boise ID repair and maintenance out of the way. Here’s a list of suggestions for your vehicle, going into the spring and summer months:

•             Finish: Snow, ice and road chemicals are tough on the finish of any car, and so are the summer sun’s UV rays. It’s a good idea to wax your vehicle a few times a year, and spring is a perfect time for it. Wash thoroughly using a non-detergent car wash solution, then apply a couple of coats of good-quality paste or liquid wax and buff with a soft, lint-free cloth.

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A Brief Rundown of Automotive Fluids

Under the hood of your vehicle, the engine, transmission and several other assemblies rely on fluids to be able to do their jobs properly. Fluids cool, lubricate, Automotive Fluid Check in Boise IDprovide hydraulic pressure and perform several other functions, depending on the type of fluid and what it does. Here’s a brief rundown of engine fluids, what they do and how often they should be serviced:

·         Motor oil: This is the big one, of course. Motor oil provides a film of lubrication between moving parts, reducing friction and wear and helping to disperse heat. Oil becomes contaminated with carbon, metal shavings, acids a ...

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