Riverside Tire Center Blog

I need to replace a burned out fuse, what should I do?

Fuse Replacement - Sealy, TX

Always replace burned-out fuses with ones of the same amperage (printed on the fuse) and note that if a fuse continues to "blow," you should have the circuit checked professionally by one of our technicians for defects.

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When should I change my spark plugs?

Spark Plugs - Sealy, TX

For maximum fuel economy and peak engine performance, your spark plugs should be replaced every 30 months or 30,000 miles, unless your vehicle is equipped with 100,000-mile platinum tipped spark plugs.

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When should I replace my car's fuel filter?

Fuel Filter - Sealy, TX

To help ensure dependable, trouble-free performance, replace your car's fuel filter approximately every 30,000 miles or as recommended in your vehicle's owner's manual.

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Should I consider using synthetic motor oil in my vehicle?

Synthetic Motor Oil - Sealy, TX

Synthetic motor oils can be a good choice for high output, turbocharged or supercharged engines. Or for vehicles that are used for towing (especially during hot weather), and vehicles that operate in extremely cold or hot climates. Although more expensive than mineral-based oils, synthetic motor oils can improve fuel economy and provide longer intervals between changes.

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How do I make sure my car battery has a good electrical connection?

Car Battery - Sealy, TX

Battery cables and terminals should be cleaned and inspected periodically to make sure they provide a good electrical connection.

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