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Rum River Automotive

101 4th Ave N
Princeton, MN 55371

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Did you realize that the four tires on your vehicle are the only parts that actually touch the road? This means that the right inflation pressure, equal tread wear, and the proper wheel alignment and balancing are not to be taken lightly. A vital part of good car maintenance is taking good care of your tires. However, at some point in time, your tires will go beyond the point of safety when it comes to tire repair.

Are you wondering when should tires be replaced? This will depend on several factors, but generally, new tires will last about 50,000 miles. Here is a list of the factors that affect the actual lifespan of your tires:

  • What is the quality of the tires?
  • Do you have summer tires or all-season tires?
  • How are the tires mounted?
  • What is the treadwear rating?
  • How do you drive the vehicle?

You can do your part in helping prevent urgent tire repair. There are three main elements of basic tire service:

If your tires are beyond the point of safety when it comes to tire repair, ask your tire specialist for advice about how often should you replace tires.
06
Feb
2019

Did you realize that the four tires on your vehicle are the only parts that actually touch the road? This means that the right inflation pressure, equal tread wear, and the proper wheel alignment and balancing are not to be taken lightly. A vital part of good car maintenance is taking good care of your tires. However, at some point in time, your tires will go beyond the point of safety when it comes to tire repair.

Are you wondering when should tires be replaced? This will depend on several factors, but generally, new tires will last about 50,000 miles. Here is a list of the factors that affect the actual lifespan of your tires:

  • What is the quality of the tires?
  • Do you have summer tires or all-season tires?
  • How are the tires mounted?
  • What is the treadwear rating?
  • How do you drive the vehicle?

You can do your part in helping prevent urgent tire repair. There are three main elements of basic tire service:

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Even today’s newer cars have mufflers as part of their exhaust systems. As long as cars have combustion engines, they will require some type of exhaust and muffler system. A muffler not only reduces the noise level created by the engine, but it also plays a major role in diffusing the toxic fumes away from the passenger cabin. Thus, it is just as important to keep up on regular maintenance for your muffler as for the rest of your car.

Wondering how to know if your muffler is bad? Here are three of the most common, but important, warning signs that it's time to have the exhaust system inspected:

How to know if your muffler is bad? The mechanics at Rum River Automotive are happy to answer your questions about exhaust systems and mufflers.
21
Jan
2019

Even today’s newer cars have mufflers as part of their exhaust systems. As long as cars have combustion engines, they will require some type of exhaust and muffler system. A muffler not only reduces the noise level created by the engine, but it also plays a major role in diffusing the toxic fumes away from the passenger cabin. Thus, it is just as important to keep up on regular maintenance for your muffler as for the rest of your car.

Wondering how to know if your muffler is bad? Here are three of the most common, but important, warning signs that it's time to have the exhaust system inspected:

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There is a lot of cold winter weather yet to come. Don’t find yourself stranded on the side of the road wondering about what are the symptoms of a bad radiator. You also may be wondering if you have the right antifreeze/water mixture to keep your engine from freezing. If you have not already scheduled radiator service, don’t delay any longer.

What are the symptoms of a bad radiator? Take a look at the three problems below:

Wondering about what are the symptoms of a bad radiator? Schedule a radiator service so your car will give you reliable transportation through the cold winter.
09
Jan
2019

There is a lot of cold winter weather yet to come. Don’t find yourself stranded on the side of the road wondering about what are the symptoms of a bad radiator. You also may be wondering if you have the right antifreeze/water mixture to keep your engine from freezing. If you have not already scheduled radiator service, don’t delay any longer.

What are the symptoms of a bad radiator? Take a look at the three problems below:

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