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Recommended Service Intervals

Question:
I'm really confused about auto service intervals for various items on my car. Help!

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When should your car be serviced?

Question:
I'm really confused about auto service intervals for various items on my car. Help!
Allen Tire Inc. Answer:
The simple answer for Richmond motorists is to follow the car maker's recommended service intervals listed in your owner's manual or in your service center's database. But the team at Allen Tire Inc. in Richmond sympathizes with Richmond car owners because of the confusing intervals for modern vehicles.
The days of simple rules of thumb that applied to most vehicles are long gone. For example, let's look at an oil change: car makers' recommendations run anywhere from every 3,000 miles to 15,000 miles. This big range comes from engine design and recommended types of oil - so Richmond auto owners really do need to confirm and follow the recommendations for their specific vehicle.
Your owner's service manual will have a schedule for vital maintenance service ...
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Battery Replacement


Simple Answers from Allen Tire Inc. for Richmond: Battery Replacement
 

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Question:
When do I need to replace my battery?

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Does your vehicle have axle problems?

Question:
I hear a clunking sound from my front wheel when I make a turn. What could be the trouble?

Allen Tire Inc. Answer:
One possible cause of the problem for Richmond car owners is a worn axle. Front-wheel drive vehicles have axles that transfer power from the transmission to your front wheels. There is one for each front wheel. These axles are called constant velocity axles or CV a ...

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