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RV Tires and Service in Florida

December 23rd, 2016
Your RV is your home away from home -- let's help you take care of it!
  Tags: RV Service
  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

Traveling in your RV? See St Lucie Battery & Tire Before You Head Home!

December 1st, 2016
Are you about to hit the road with your RV again? Make an appointment with St Lucie Battery & Tire before you roll!
  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

Getting the Most Out Of Your Tire Dollar

November 26th, 2016
Even if you're driving an older vehicle and don't spend a lot on tires, they still add up to a significant investment. Here's how to get the most miles out of them.
  Posted in: Tires 101

What Do You Know About Your Car Battery?

October 1st, 2016
You turn the key, and your car starts. But what else do you know about your battery?
  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

Hurricane Season is Coming -- Is Your Car Ready?

September 29th, 2016
You know it's coming. Will your vehicle be ready for a bug-out?
  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

Hurricane Season is Coming -- Are You Ready?

August 9th, 2016
In Florida, we're always at risk during hurricane season. Do you know what to do when one strikes?
  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

Overheating -- Your Car's Enemy

July 16th, 2016
Overheating can quickly ruin your car's engine. Know how to recognize the signs, and how to prevent it!
  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

Summer Heat: Your Tires' Worst Enemy

June 28th, 2016
Everything's going to heat up this summer...including your tires!
  Posted in: Tires 101

How Often Do I Need an Oil Change?

May 31st, 2016
Oil Changes in St. Lucie, FLFor years, drivers were told to change motor oil every 3,000 miles. Advances in motor oil and vehicle design enable drivers to go much longer between oil changes without causing harm to a car’s engine. Today’s automakers now recommend oil change intervals of 5,000, 7,000 or even 10,000 miles (always check your vehicle’s owner’s manual for recommended intervals). Even at that, though, there can be exceptions. Conditions like the following can all put a real stress on motor oil: 
  • Extreme cold weather
  • Extreme hot weather
  • Extreme humidity
  • Lots of stop-and-start city driving
Severe duty such as towing or hauling heavy loads with a tru ...[more]
  Tags: auto repair, oil change
  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

April Showers Mean Automotive Maintenance

April 28th, 2016

Well, spring is in the air, the flowers are blooming, the trees are showing buds and the temperatures are starting to come up. You know what else comes with Auto Repair in Port St Lucie FLspring weather, and that’s rain showers! Is your car ready?

Here are some things to keep in mind with the rainy weather right around the corner:

Tires: In rainy weather, hydroplaning is your enemy. Hydroplaning occurs when the car actually skates on a thin layer of water between the tire and the pavement, with the tires losing contact with the road altogether. Your tires are your first line of defense when it comes to keeping control of your car on wet pavement. The tread grooves are designed to channel water away and behind the tire’s contact patch to prevent hydroplani ...[more]

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