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State Inspections help keep roads safe

In Vehicle Maintenance by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

Written by Sydney Jones, General Service Technician for HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire Annual state inspections have become a thing of controversy in recent years all over the country. Many states have removed them from their vehicle requirements altogether, and Virginia is considering doing the same. But is this really a good idea?  As of 2017, Utah is one of …

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Buick tire alignments

In Vehicle Alignment by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

While you’re driving your Buick, you may feel that the car is pulling to one side. It could be time for you to get a wheel alignment. A vehicle pulling in one direction, uneven tire wear, and a crooked steering wheel are signs that a tire alignment is needed. Read about problems that could be mistaken for a tire alignment …

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An Automatic Transmission Fluid Exchange can prevent early wear

In Vehicle Maintenance by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

Do you want to save money and prevent auto repairs from cropping up down the road? You can by taking care of your vehicle. One way to maintain it is through an automatic transmission fluid exchange. On Monday, Sydney and Jason conducted this service on a 2010 Kia Forte. Performing an automatic transmission fluid exchange They used a BG Transmission …

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Signs that you need a new engine

In Vehicle Maintenance by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

The engine is one of the most vital parts of a vehicle. How long it lasts can range from a couple of years to the lifetime of the vehicle. This component reached its limit on a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. In addition to its check engine light turning on, the vehicle hesitated when accelerating. A tapping sound could be heard …