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How To Avoid Car Damage From Road Debris?

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No matter how good of a driver you are, you never know what could be lying ahead on the road. From natural items like tree branches and rocks to man-made items like mattresses, trash, and other road debris, there could be any number of items on the roads around you. While some of these items are unavoidable, others can be easily missed. How? Here are a few ways to help avoid road debris and any damage it may cause your vehicle.

  • Pay Attention - You should always pay attention to the road in front of you. Being distracted for even a…
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Tire Rotations Vs. Wheel Alignments

If you've owned a vehicle for any amount of time, you've probably come across tire rotations and wheel alignments. Both are important parts of vehicle maintenance, but, contrary to some beliefs, they are not the same thing.

What's The Difference Between A Tire Rotation And A Wheel Alignment?

Tire Rotation

A tire rotation is a routine maintenance item that should be performed at every oil change, especially if you use the same set of all-season tires. Tire rotations are a simple repair that switches (or rotates) the tires on your vehicle to different positions.

 

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What's The Difference Between Winter Tires Vs. All-Season Tires?

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The tires on your vehicle are extremely important. Not only do they keep your car firmly on the road, but they also secure your vehicle through rough terrain, inclement weather, and heavy traffic. Having the right tires on your vehicle is just as important as performing routine maintenance and repairs on your tires. One of the most frequently asked questions that our Empire Pre-Owned dealership is asked is, "Do I really need to put winter tires on my car?".

Are Winter Tires Necessary? Or Can I Use All Seasons?

Here in Massachusetts, we see a good amount of snow, ice…

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Visit the Exceptional Body Shop at Empire Pre-Owned

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Looking for a trustworthy team of technicians to care for your vehicle's ongoing health or repair post-collision damage? Consider choosing Empire Pre-Owned as your repair resource in Swansea, MA. We're proud to have a team of mechanics who specialize in a variety of makes and models, and a service center with updated repair and maintenance technology that makes your experience efficient and accurate.

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When is Time to Have Your Car's Tires Replaced?

One of the most important parts about your car is the tires. The tires on your car are solely responsible for keeping you planted firmly and safely on the ground in any driving situation and you will need to be sure that that your tires can continue to perform at their peak levels, but if your tires are not in the best shape possible then you will not get the confidence and safety that you deserve. There are a few tell-tale signs that your tires need to be replaced and here at Empire Pre-Owned Swansea, MA we want to be…

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Winterize your vehicle at Empire Pre-Owned

Each season presents its own set of challenges, but none are as arguably hazardous as winter. At Empire Pre-Owned, we're committed to ensuring our customers from the Swansea and Providence areas drive safely, smoothly and confidently all winter long. We highly recommend properly winterizing your vehicle before the ice, snow, sleet and slush sets in. There are a few steps you can take on your own, but you can also wholly rely on our service center to get you moving with a vehicle that's ready to take on any unpredictable conditions.

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Three Basic Tire Maintenance Tips

Maintain Your Tires and Save Money!

Everyone has that person in their family that tells them that if they take care of their stuff then it will last longer. Well, that is especially true of tires. Tires are expensive and if you don’t take care of them then you may find more money coming out of your pocket for new tires and nobody wants that!

Another benefit of caring for your tires is safety. Worn out tires have minimal traction and can cause wheel slippage. This can cause an accident in rain or snow so be sure to take…

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What Is the Difference between Synthetic Oil and Conventional Oil?

Utilize the Right Oil for Your Car!

Oil changes are a routine maintenance service that is required for nearly every car. Although, not every oil change is the same. Some new or used cars will require conventional oil while others will require synthetic oil.

The type of oil that your car requires is important and using the wrong oil can have detrimental effects on the life of your engine. Browse our breakdown of each of these oils below and let us know what you think!

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Can an Auto Body Shop Fix Rust?

Many drivers wonder can an auto body shop fix rust? The answer? A resounding yes! The expert collision center team at Empire New to You can handle body rust before it becomes a serious, irreversible problem. Here's what Empire New to You can do for you and your favorite vehicle!

 

 

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Wondering How to Repair Auto Body and Paint? Empire Pre-Owned Has the Answers!

After an accident, you'll want to repair any body damage and scratches your car has. Fixing your car's body and paint is a great way to prevent further damage, prevent rust, and make your vehicle last longer. With some tools, elbow-grease, and supplies, you can handle many repairs and touch-ups at home. Here are some things you can do to fix up your car yourself to avoid further damage and get rid of those unsightly reminders of a wreck:

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