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Tires

  • A Tire For All Seasons Can Be Overwhelming

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    To some drivers, picking out the right tire is just as important – and just as much fun – as finding the right shoes is to a runner. For many people, they have found that shopping for tires is overwhelming because there are just so many choices. AT Schaeffer Automotive IN Huntingburg, IN, our technicians are ready to help you make that decision.

  • Alignment and Tire Rotations - What's the Difference?

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    At Schaeffer Automotive we know how important tire maintenance is. Like the shoes on our feet, the tires and wheels on our cars protect us from direct contact with the ground. And like those shoes, we wear day in and day out, tires and wheels can rub, wear unevenly, and eventually fail to do their jobs.

  • Do You Know How to Change a Tire?

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    Flat tires are a huge inconvenience. The only thing worse than having a flat on your way home from work is having to wait on a tow truck to come to get you. Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN wants to give you some tips on how to change your own tire so that you can keep money in your pocket and get your car back on the road.

  • Don't Fret Over That Flat Tire

    man changing a tire on side of roadIf you drive, you’re eventually going to have to deal with a flat tire. Flat tires often come at the most inconvenient times but knowing what to do and how to handle them will help you be comfortable when the need arises. So if you find yourself with a flat, here’s what to do next, from Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN.
  • Don't Neglect Your Wheel Bearings

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    Wheel bearings often go overlooked but have an incredibly important job to perform. Wheel bearings are an integral component of your truck, and when one begins to fail, other problems begin to arise. At Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, we want you to have the ability to recognize a problem before it turns into a bigger one. Here’s what to look out for.

  • How To Handle A Flat Tire

    At some point, you’re gonna get a flat tire. It’s just a hazard of driving. At Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN, we like to do what we can to keep you and your vehicle ready for anything. Here’s what you should do.

  • How to Improve The Longevity of Your Tires

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    Everyone knows to get routine tire care every so often. Tire rotations, alignments, and even replacements are necessary to ensure your tires stay in competent condition and don’t pose any harm when you’re driving. At Schaeffer Automotive, it’s important to us that your tires perform well and are safe to be on the road. Routine maintenance is sometimes not enough to get the most out of your tires. Here are just a few tips and steps to extending the lifespan of your tires, so they can continue to take you wherever you need for as long as you need.

  • How Your Speed Impacts Your Vehicle

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    At Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN, we understand that driving style affects your vehicle’s performance and reliability. You probably know that frequent, hard acceleration is bad for your engine and transmission, but what about speed?

  • Is It Time For A Rear Wheel Alignment?

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    If you've been driving for any amount of time, you’re probably aware that your car, truck, or SUV needs a wheel alignment on occasion. However, did you know that depending on what you drive, your rear wheels may also require attention? Here’s what you need to know about rear wheel alignments, from Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN.

  • Less Than Obvious Signs That You Need New Tires.

    It doesn't matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, your tires are important. You probably know it’s time for a new set when the tread gets low - but how do you know if something else is wrong? Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN explains.

  • Less Than Obvious Signs You Need New Tires

    tire that is flat

    Whether you drive a Duramax, Powerstroke, or Cummins diesel truck, sooner or later you’re going to have to replace a tire or two. You know when the tread gets low it’s time for new rubber - but there are plenty of other things that warrant a replacement. Here’s what you need to know, from Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN.

  • Low Tires Spell Trouble For Your Vehicle

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    Most people ignore their tires, yet tires are undoubtedly a critical safety component on a vehicle. Here at Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN, we know where the rubber meets the road affects traction, handling, steering, stability, and braking. Because of this, sudden tire failure can have serious consequences, especially if it occurs when operating at high speeds. 

  • Proper Tire Care Improves Your Vehicle's Performance

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    Keeping your tires properly inflated and regularly checking the tread can save you money and keep you safe! At Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN we want to keep you and everyone in your car safe. Let us help you keep your tires maintained at their best.

  • Proper Tire Care is a Must for Commercial Vehicles

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    Two things matter when mounting new tires on your truck or commercial vehicle. First, you want it done right. Second, you want it done fast. For both, Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN has you covered.

  • Radial Tires, What Are They?

    When you see tires advertised, you’ll often see the word “radial” attached to it. What does this mean, and where did radial tires originate? Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN is here, with answers to questions you weren’t even asking.

  • Take a Look at Your Tires

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    Are the tires on your diesel truck any good? At Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN, we want you to be able to spot the difference between a good tire and one that needs to be replaced. Here’s a quick guide on what to watch out for.

  • Tires, Tires Everywhere. How Do You Choose The Best?

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    The type of tire you want on your fleet or commercial vehicle depends on a variety of factors, from climate to how you use the vehicle. There are multiple tire styles for most applications, and one of them is right for you. At Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN, we’re ready to help you make your choice. If you’d like to narrow it down before you come see us, here’s a short rundown of common tires that will meet your specific need.

  • What should you do if you blow a tire?

    man frustrated leaning on car

    The best way to deal with a blown tire is to prevent it from happening in the first place. However, eventually, a flat tire is going to occur, and it’ll most likely be when you least need it. From Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN, here’s what you need to do.

  • Why is My Tire Losing Air?

    mechanic checking tire pressure on tire

    Sometimes a tire goes flat over the course of days, weeks, or even months. A leak like this never has an obvious cause - so why is your tire losing air? From Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN, here’s some info on leaky tires.

  • Why Radial Tires Are Important For Your Fleet

    What are radial tires, where do they come from, and why are they important? If you own or operate a fleet or commercial truck, radial tires are an advancement you’re thankful for, whether you realize it or not. Here’s why, from Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN.

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