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Ford Recalls Half a Million Trucks for Various Safety Problems

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Ford announced the recall of over 550,000 vehicles, including Ford F150s and several crossover models. The recalls address a number of safety issues with the vehicles. The greatest number of vehicles that have been recalled address the braking systems of the 2015-2018 Ford Edge and the 2016-2018 Lincoln MKX. Some of these vehicles can… Read More »

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Electric Vehicles and Tire Maintenance

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There is some indication that electric vehicles will eat through tires at a faster rate than vehicles with internal combustion engines. The issue has to do with the weight of the vehicle and is related to how the EV engine operates. This comes as good news to maintenance shops because EVs are also expected… Read More »

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The Summer is Here; It’s Time to Check Your Tires

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With July already on us, it’s been time to check your tires for a while now. Summer heat does a number of nasty things to tires. This can result in tire blowouts, tread separation, sidewall failure, and more. When this happens while your car is in motion, it can result in a severe (even… Read More »

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Florida Has Rules When it Comes to Tire Safety

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The State of Florida and every other state in the country has rules concerning tires. Florida police can pull a driver over for driving on unsafe tires. Yet many Florida motorists are not aware of the laws or the risks involved with driving on old or worn out tires. In this article, we’ll survey… Read More »

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Nail Blamed for Tire Blowout

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An East Carolina student is dead after police say that a stray nail caused a fatal tire blowout in December. The student, Mariah Moore, suffered a tire blowout that caused her to lose control of the car. The car swerved into oncoming traffic where it was struck head-on by another car. Police say that… Read More »

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