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Thousands of Michelin Tires Have Been Recalled

More than 500,000 tires have been affected—here's why.

This Tire Repair Kit from TireJect Could Save You from a Roadside Emergency

Tireject says its Emergency Tire Repair Kit is everything you need to repair a flat tire. We put that claim...


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What Are All-Weather Tires?

Choosing the right tires is important for driving performance, safety and pleasure. Learn whether all-weather tires are right for your...


8 Tips for Dealing with a Flat Tire Quickly

Got a flat tire? You'll survive. These tips will help.


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Why You Shouldn’t Use Winter Tires in the Summer

Winter tires are great for driving on snow and ice, but leaving them on in summer adversely affects vehicle safety...

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Why Are Tires Black?

The answer might surprise you: It's due to a key ingredient that greatly improves tire efficiency and overall strength.


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Tire Alignment vs. Balance: What’s the Difference?

Properly balanced tires and wheel alignment extend tire life and are important to your overall driving experience. Here's what you...

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What Does a Red or Yellow Dot on Your Tires Mean?

If you had new tires installed recently, red and yellow paint dots on the sidewall are perfectly normal. Here's why...


We Tried Dry Shine’s Ultimate Shine to Gloss Up a Filthy Truck

We tried this ultra-glossy, anti-static and UV-protectant automotive cleaner on everything we could find on my filthy pickup.


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Is the Ryobi Tire Inflator Worth the Investment? Find Out in Our Review

Air compressors require a lot of work if you only need them for a minute or two to top off...


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What To Know About Uneven Tire Wear

Driving on unevenly worn tires is dangerous! Learn about the common (and preventable) causes.

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The Best Portable Air Compressors of 2023

Our favorite air compressors for whatever your pneumatic needs may be.


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What Are Run-Flat Tires and Are They Right For You?

Run-flat tires have been around for decades, but that doesn't mean everyone knows what they are. We're here to get...


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What Is the 3-Peak Mountain Snowflake Symbol on Tires?

Driving through snow and ice this winter? You'll be safer if your tires display this small (but important) symbol.


Are Snow Tires Really Better Than All-Season Tires?

Snow tires outperform all-season tires under snowy and icy conditions. They'll give you better traction, more stability in turns and...


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How to Put Snow Chains on Your Tires

If you've purchased snow chains and don't know how to put them on your car (or you're just curious) don't...

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Different Types of Car Tires

With so many types of tires, how do you choose? Here's the info you need to get beyond the sales...


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What To Know About Car Tires

A lot happens where the rubber meets the road. Get up to speed on the basics of tires and how...


Check it Out: The StoneDeks System

Tired of building the same old deck and covering it in wood or composite deck boards? Check out the StoneDeks...


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Bad Gas Pump Habits That Cost You Hundreds Each Year

These gas pump habits may seem harmless, but they're likely costing you money every time you fill up.


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20 Bad Auto Habits Your Mechanic Wants You to Stop Doing

Keep your mechanic happy by not doing these things to your vehicle.


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7 Best Tire Chains for Winter Driving

Planning to do some serious winter driving? Snow chains can make a big difference! Here are the best snow chains...


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What Is Ideal Tire Pressure in Cold Weather?

Lower temperatures mean lower tire pressure, so be prepared to inflate your tires more often during the cold weather months.


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Why Do My Tires Squeak While Driving?

Squeaking tires while driving isn't just annoying — it could be a warning of a serious problem. Don't ignore that...


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How to Plug a Leaky Tire

Got a flat tire? If a small puncture is the culprit, there's a good chance you can fix it yourself....

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How Long Do Tires Last?

The answer to the seemingly simple question "How long do car tires last?" isn't that simple. Here's why.


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How to Check Tire Pressure

Learning how to check tire pressure is easy and inexpensive. Make it a part of your monthly maintenance routine in...


How to Change a Tire

Do you know how to change a tire? It's really not that difficult. Here are some tips that will make...


How to Check Tire Tread

Watch and learn how to measure tire tread


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How to Safely Jack Up a Truck

Follow these steps to get your truck up on jacks and ready to work on.


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Fix a Leaking Tire Valve Stem in 5 Minutes

Five minutes is all the time you need for this quick, easy valve stem fix.