Tires

  • Alignment and Tire Rotations - What's the Difference?

    alignment being done on a vehicle

    At American Auto Clinic we know how important tire maintenance is. Like the shoes on our feet, the tires and wheels on our cars protect us from direct contact with the ground. And like those shoes, we wear day in and day out, tires and wheels can rub, wear unevenly, and eventually fail to do their jobs.

  • Balancing the Tires on Your Fleet

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    Balanced wheels are essential for a multitude of reasons, particularly on commercial trucks. At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, we have the precision equipment necessary to provide you with the best balance possible, keeping your truck smoothly and reliably on the road.

  • Do You Know How to Change a Tire?

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    Flat tires are a huge inconvenience. The only thing worse than having a flat on your way home from work is having to wait on a tow truck to come to get you. American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM wants to give you some tips on how to change your own tire so that you can keep money in your pocket and get your car back on the road.

  • Don't Fret Over That Flat Tire

    man changing a tire on side of roadIf you drive, you’re eventually going to have to deal with a flat tire. Flat tires often come at the most inconvenient times but knowing what to do and how to handle them will help you be comfortable when the need arises. So if you find yourself with a flat, here’s what to do next, from American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM.
  • Don't Neglect Your Wheel Bearings

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    Wheel bearings often go overlooked but have an incredibly important job to perform. Wheel bearings are an integral component of your truck, and when one begins to fail, other problems begin to arise. At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, we want you to have the ability to recognize a problem before it turns into a bigger one. Here’s what to look out for.

  • Flat Tires Are Bound To Happen, Don't Be Left Stranded! How To Change Your Tire!

    With AAA, roadside assistance, and the decreasing ability of people to fix and maintain their own vehicles, there are a lot of people on the road today who don’t know how to change a tire. Removing your wheel and replacing it with your spare may seem like a daunting task, but with this guide from American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM, you’ll have the knowledge you need when you find yourself in a bind.

  • How Do You Know When to Get a Tire Rotation & Wheel Balancing?

    Tire in automotive shop

    The interval for the tire rotation could depend on a recommendation from either the tire manufacturer or the vehicle maker. The interval is typically around 5,000 miles but could range from 3,000 to 8,000 miles. So why do tires need to be rotated and how do you know when the right time is for your vehicle?

  • How Much Air Should You Put in Your Tires?

    air pressure guage with mechanic putting air in tires

    Good tire maintenance is important. At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, we know how to make tires last, and why it’s important to service them regularly. An easy and effective aspect of tire maintenance is correct air pressure; here’s what you need to know.

  • How To Handle A Flat Tire

    At some point, you’re gonna get a flat tire. It’s just a hazard of driving. At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM, we like to do what we can to keep you and your vehicle ready for anything. Here’s what you should do.

  • How to Improve The Longevity of Your Tires

    tread on a tire

    Everyone knows to get routine tire care every so often. Tire rotations, alignments, and even replacements are necessary to ensure your tires stay in competent condition and don’t pose any harm when you’re driving. At American Auto Clinic, it’s important to us that your tires perform well and are safe to be on the road. Routine maintenance is sometimes not enough to get the most out of your tires. Here are just a few tips and steps to extending the lifespan of your tires, so they can continue to take you wherever you need for as long as you need.

  • How Your Speed Impacts Your Vehicle

    Woman driving a vehicle

    At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM, we understand that driving style affects your vehicle’s performance and reliability. You probably know that frequent, hard acceleration is bad for your engine and transmission, but what about speed?

  • Keep Your Tires Rolling

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    Tires are often neglected, but easy to maintain. As long as they work, most people don’t really think about them. However, if you take care to properly maintain your vehicle and your tires, they will last much, much longer. At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM, we see all too often the results of poor tire maintenance, and the result is expensive new tires. Here’s what you can do to make sure you don’t become part of that statistic.

  • Less Than Obvious Signs That You Need New Tires.

    It doesn't matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, your tires are important. You probably know it’s time for a new set when the tread gets low - but how do you know if something else is wrong? American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM explains.

  • Less Than Obvious Signs You Need New Tires

    tire that is flat

    Whether you drive a Duramax, Powerstroke, or Cummins diesel truck, sooner or later you’re going to have to replace a tire or two. You know when the tread gets low it’s time for new rubber - but there are plenty of other things that warrant a replacement. Here’s what you need to know, from American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM.

  • Our Tires Will Keep Your Fleet Rolling

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    On a truck that travels hundreds of thousands of miles and is equipped with anywhere from four to eighteen tires, tire replacement is a concept you’re undoubtedly familiar with. For all your tire maintenance and replacement needs, American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque is the place to be.

  • Proper Tire Care Improves Your Vehicle's Performance

    flat tire with air being put in

    Keeping your tires properly inflated and regularly checking the tread can save you money and keep you safe! At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM we want to keep you and everyone in your car safe. Let us help you keep your tires maintained at their best.

  • Radial Tires, What Are They?

    When you see tires advertised, you’ll often see the word “radial” attached to it. What does this mean, and where did radial tires originate? American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM is here, with answers to questions you weren’t even asking.

  • Take a Look at Your Tires

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    Are the tires on your diesel truck any good? At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM, we want you to be able to spot the difference between a good tire and one that needs to be replaced. Here’s a quick guide on what to watch out for.

  • The Infamous Stuck Lug Nut

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    At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, we are quite familiar with the potential for easy maintenance and repair items to become much larger problems. One such issue is the infamous stuck lug nut. You go to change your tire, or a basic maintenance shop tries to take your wheel off, and you discover a lug nut that simply refuses to budge. Now what do you do?

  • Tips For Your Fleet If You Ever Get A Flat!

    If you drive a fleet or commercial vehicle, you log a lot of hours on the road. Inevitably, a flat tire is going to happen - it’s just a matter of knowing how to handle it when it does. Here’s what you need to remember, from American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM.

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