Staying current with brake inspection is imperative to avoid costly repairs or replacements. Most major malfunctions and repairs can be avoided with routine maintenance, coupled with driver awareness. Learn signs of needed brake repairs such as: noises, smells and other vehicle malfunctions. Through driver awareness of these symptoms, problems can be easily detected to prevent long-term damages. Use these following tips to detect early signs of needed brake repair and, when these signs appear, consult your auto repair specialist immediately.
Sound: Unfamiliar noises such as: squealing, rubbing, and screeching are typical symptoms of brake pad or brake shoe malfunction. Inspecting curious noises produced from brake systems should be addressed ...[more]
As most drivers can contest firsthand, tires are not invincible. Composed from many separate layers of steel-encased rubber fabrics and durable materials, tires eventually wear down and can cause vehicle owners costly repairs or even replacement. Understanding what measures should be taken to properly maintain tires will both lengthen tire life and support vehicle functionality and longevity. Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) introduce revolutionary tire protection technology to constantly report on tire pressure in each tire for vehicle safety and sustainability.
Without assistance from a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), tires become more susceptible to avoidable damages due to low tire pressure. In the United States, according to National Highway Tr ...[more]
Hoffman Tire and Alignment Inc. is excited to announce thier partnership with The Hybrid Shop (THS) . The Hybrid Shop just sweeped up 2 leading industry awards, the “2014 Steve Gold Award” & “2014 People’s Choice Award” . Below is the full article as posted by the Hybrid Shop September 16, 2014.
GAINESVILLE, VA – September 16, 2014 – The Hybrid Shop (THS), a growing international network of dealers committed to providing expert care for hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs), announces today that their innovative hybrid vehicle services has been named a Gold winner in the New Product or Service of the Year – Consumer Services category in The 2014 Stevie’s American Business Awards. This year’s winners were selected from a pool of more than 3,300 nominations, coming from organizations of all sizes and industries.
Tire rotation is an easy maintenance item that has long term benefits for any vehicle. When properly maintained, tire rotations can improve fuel economy, extend tire life and provide drivers better handling through improved stability. Frequently servicing vehicles with tire rotations is imperative to sustaining tire tread by ensuring all tires are used evenly without excessive wear to one section or another.
Normal tread wear is unavoidable due to uneven vehicle weight dispersal, vehicle performance, etc. Without tire rotations, tires continue to wear on the same areas over and over, causing irreversible damage to tire tread which drastically decreases tire life. Engine weight accounts for a major portion of vehicle weight, causing front tires to wear significantly faster than back tires. Front tires ...[more]
Hoffman Tire and Alignment Inc. is excited to announce thier partnership with The Hybrid Shop (THS) to become the first certified hybrid and electric vehicle automotive service repair center in the southeastern U.S. Below is the full article as posted by Modern Tire Dealer June 30, 2014.
Hoffman Tire Pros is certified to service hybrids
Hoffman Tire and Alignment Inc. has partnered with The Hybrid Shop (THS) to become the first certified hybrid and electric vehicle automotive service center in the southeastern U.S. The Fayetteville, Ga., dealership is part of the Tire Pros retail franchise division of American Tire Distributors,
Through the THS partnership, Hoffman Tire Pros provides full-service hybrid battery service, offering cost-saving diagnostic, repair, and preventative maintenance service solutions to hybrid-electric vehicle owners.
“As an independent, loca ...[more]
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