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Saving Lives In Mankato With Tire Pressure

All new passenger vehicles on our Mankato MN roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are under inflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about TPMS. First off, the most important thing is that you still need […]

Deciphering the Autotronics Menu Board

Let’s talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Mankato, MN service centers like Autotronics have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don’t know what these services really are unless they ask. Let’s go down a typical list, in alphabetical order, starting with air conditioning service. Feel free at […]

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel In Eagle Lake

Under-inflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Eagle Lake area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don’t have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas to […]

Tire Tread Depth for Mankato, MN

Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out. The Feds don’t have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider two-thirty-seconds of an inch to be the minimum legal tread […]

Mankato MN Winter Prep Service For Your Auto

When winter approaches in Mankato MN, we break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing you want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need your vehicle to be safe and reliable. […]

Tire Replacement

You know you need new tires, but you’re not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you […]

Charge It In Mankato For Extended Battery Life

Here’s an interesting statistic for our friends in Mankato MN: Only thirty percent of car batteries make it to forty-eight months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from fifty-one months in extremely cold areas to just thirty months in extremely hot climates. Why is that? It turns out that it’s […]