View Post

Uniroyal Tiger Paw Touring A/S Tire: A safe, all season tire

In Tires & Wheels by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

When hitting the road, it’s important for drivers and passengers to feel safe. A lot of high quality tires offer this protection.  It’s one of the many reasons why we recommend the Uniroyal Tiger Paw Touring A/S Tire.  If you’re in the market for tires that are good for your budget, are high quality, and offer great mileage, take this …

View Post

Dynamic engine service addresses sludge buildup

In Vehicle Maintenance by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

Engine sludge buildup is a recurring issue in some vehicles. Dynamic engine service can help address this problem. This service was performed on a Honda Odyssey. It was running rough and the check engine light had turned on. We started the process by adding engine cleaner. Once the engine reached its operating temperature, we drained the oil and changed the …

View Post

Rear differential repairs offered at HomeTowne

In Automotive Diagnostics by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

Noises can tell us a lot about car problems. Some may indicate that rear differential repairs are needed. One technician recently installed a new rear differential on a 1998 Pontiac Firebird. The car was brought in when the driver noticed a rotational noise from the rear. At first, we thought the universal joints — also known as u-joints — were …

View Post

Signs that your car needs a new clutch

In Uncategorized by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

Last month, a customer brought in their 2005 Volvo S60 after noticing that it wasn’t accelerating correctly. Ray, one of our technicians, took it for a test drive and could feel the clutch slipping when he went up hill. After checking out the car, he determined that it needed a new one. A new pressure plate and flywheel had to …