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The Dangers of Old Tires

It’s About More Than Tread When you think of how you evaluate the driveability of your tires, you probably think first of how much tread your tires have left. While it is a good idea to monitor the tread depth on your tires, tread depth is not the only indicator of the health of your […]

Flat Tire? Plug or Replace?

Well Rounded When it comes to tires and tire repair, the term “well rounded” is a great thing. First, your tires need to be well-rounded to roll properly. You’re not going very far on a flat tire. Second, you can benefit from a well-rounded repair shop. At AutoStream Car Care Center in Baltimore, Maryland, that’s […]

Four Little Letters, One Important Warning System: TPMS

What to Do When Your TPMS Light is On Modern cars are now outfitted with robust computers that make it much simpler to know when something is wrong with your vehicle, and what the cause may be. Beyond just the check engine, oil, and other dashboard lights, many cars now have elaborate systems which will […]

A Hole in Your Tire, A Hole in Your Plans

Tire Repair vs. Tire Replacement A hole in your tire equates to a hole in your plans. Will you be late for work? Will you reach the airport in time to make your flight? Will your child be late to his friend’s birthday party? We understand that a flat disrupts your schedule. At AutoStream Car […]

Symmetrical, Asymmetrical, and Directional Tires

Directional Tires? Of Course, They Roll in the Same Direction, Right? Just when you thought life was easy and that “tires are tires,” your service technician asked you if you wanted to install symmetrical, asymmetrical, or directional tires on your vehicle. Directional? Don’t they all roll in the same direction? Yes, they do, but that […]

New Tires. New Alignment?

Do New Tires Need a Wheel Alignment? Although it’s not a rule “written in stone,” it’s a great idea to get a wheel alignment performed when you purchase new tires. After all, tires can be expensive, and they’re critical to your safety. It’s in your best interest to keep them in great condition as long […]

What You Need to Know Before Buying New Tires

Need New Tires? Here’s What You Need to Consider When it’s time for a new set of tires, you can’t just walk into your local auto service center and say, “Sell me some tires.” If you’re just interested in transportation and not a car enthusiast, perhaps you wish the conversation were that simple. While there […]

Do You Need New Tires?

Tips From the Automotive Experts According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 11,000 car crashes per year are related to tires that are in poor condition. To be sure that your tires are safe and road ready, let the ASE certified technicians at AutoStream Car Care in Columbia, Maryland, assist you by […]