What does it take to kill a car? Many of you can come up with ways of your own, but let’s look at some of the most common forms of abuse that cause vehicle failure. NEGLECTING SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE More cars find their way to the junkyard by neglecting basic scheduled maintenance than any other cause. This list includes such things […]
Tires are a major investment, and one that drivers need to make decisions about each time a set wears out. Choosing a replacement tire can be like picking an air filter because there are so many choices, and tire dealers sometimes sound an awful lot like used-car salesmen. The simplest solution is to buy the same tires your car came […]
Automakers have been quietly eliminating one pretty heavy piece of equipment from cars in an attempt to make cars lighter and more fuel efficient. But a lot of consumers don’t know it’s gone until they’re stranded on the side of the road, wondering where their spare tire went. Over the past few years, several automakers have removed spare tires from […]
Consumer Reports Oct 4, 2007 5:45 PM Filling tires with nitrogen rather than air is becoming a common practice in the replacement tire market. This service offers tire dealers another avenue for making money while also promoting safety. The claimed safety benefits often include the potential for reducing air loss compared to an air-filled tire. Maintaining proper inflation can help […]
Thanks to increasingly sophisticated telematics systems, today’s drivers have more information at their fingertips than ever before. But as a result, they may also be more distracted behind the wheel than ever before. The tension between combating driver distraction and turning the automobile into “the ultimate mobile device” filled the Telematics Update Detroit 2011 conference held in Novi, Mich., last […]
Archer's Action Auto is a Myrtle Beach auto repair shop located between the city of Conway and the city of Myrtle Beach. With highly qualified mechanics and technicians, Archer's Action Auto handles oil changes, car repairs, tire rotation, engine swaps, transmission work, wiper blades, brakes tune-ups, cooling systems, check engine lights, timing belts, headlight and taillight replacement, suspension, differentials, air conditioning, heating, wheel alignment, and sells tires. Archer's Action Auto has been in business for over 40 years.