Winter Tires Increase Your Safety

We want to help you understand the value winter tires provide at Porter Chevrolet. They make every vehicle safer in slick conditions.

When the average air temperature is above 45 degrees in Newark, DE, you should use all-season tires. As days shorten and the thermometer's reading drops, switch to winter tires. 

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Brake Inspections Is Important For Safety

Maintaining a vehicles brakes should be a top responsibility for car owners. Brakes do suffer from wear-and-tear, so a brake system benefits from routine inspection. A visual inspection might not be enough. Removing the tires and checking all the parts becomes necessary. This way, a technician can uncover any problems if they exist.

Rotos, calipers, pads, and lines represent several parts that comprise the brake system. A brake inspection will examine many components to determine if there are wear and tear issues. 

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Adjusting Vehicle Alignment

Vehicle alignment directly affects how your vehicle handles and steers. When the alignment is not set properly, you could notice that your vehicle has a tendency to veer off in one direction rather than stay straight as you drive. It could be so out of balance that you have to steer the wheel to the left or right just to get it to drive forward.

The best time to have the alignment checked is about every 6,000 miles or whenever is recommended by your manual. At the first sign of an issue with your alignment, you should also make…

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