Tires & Balancing

Tires & Balancing

tire pressure light Tire Pressure Warning Light – If you see a light that looks like a letter “U” with an exclamation point in the middle then there is some problem with your tires. Often it is something simple like a tire that needs air. It could also indicate that the tire isn’t just low on air it may have been punctured. It is also possible that the sensor in the tire has gone bad. Keeping the proper amount of pressure in your tires will help them to last longer.<br/ ><br/ >

Besides being a repair shop, we can also offer you a complete range of new tires for your vehicle. If you think your automobile’s tires might be wearing down, then let us help you buy a new set of tires. If you aren’t sure what size tires fit your vehicle, our specialist can help you choose the tires that are right for you. As a result of a special arrangement we have with the tire manufacturers you can buy tires here at our Hollywood Florida shop and enjoy savings compared with the big name tire stores.

We understand and appreciate the value of your business. That’s why we have made it our mission to provide you with excellent tire services. Target Auto Repair is a Michelin and Goodyear tire representative. Along with the purchase of new tires, we will give you free tire mounting, balancing and new air stems.

Did you know that every time a wheel is first mounted onto the axle with a new tire, it has to be balanced? The goal is to make sure the weight is even around the axle. Your wheel balance is checked on a wheel balancing machine that can sense as little as 1/4 ounce difference in weight around the wheel. To balance the tires, the technician places tiny offsetting weights at specific points around the wheel. If your tire is not balanced, even a 1/4 ounce difference on a wheel can create enough momentum to cause serious vibration that can be felt in the steering wheel, seat, or floorboards.  Unbalanced tires also put uneven pressure on the treads, as tires get too hot and wear unevenly. Tire imbalance can also strain the wheel bearings and suspension system, causing more damage down the road.

Every bump and hole you hit affects balance, and so does tire wear. Over time, your tires get out of balance again. That’s why it’s important to have tires balanced regularly. It’s a good idea to have your tires rotated and balanced every 4,000 to 6,000 miles.

Don’t get frustrated by tire problems. Let the pros at Target Auto Repair handle your every tire need.  Call us today at 954-962-7517 and ask for Jeff.


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