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When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Hey Moore area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our OK streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Moore area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.2/32 is the depth of the tire trea... Read More

South Side Garage and the Maintenance Mindset

When it comes to their vehicles, some Moore residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Moore drivers generally accept that many things in life require regular maintenance, but just ... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at South Side Garage

Most Moore folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Moore market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have been ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment For Your Moore vehicle

Imagine you've left Moore and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side.That would slow you down. Yo... Read More

Know Your Towing Limits in Moore

Some Moore drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Moore, you should be aware of safety issues, OK towing laws, and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe towin... Read More

Following Recommended Intervals For Your vehicle

If you're reading this article in Moore, OK, then you probably care about your car and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your professional service advisor at South Side Garage tells you the manufacturer recommends some additional service. Your heart bea... Read More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Moore

Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll have to lo... Read More

Vive la Differential at South Side Garage in Moore

There are a lot of drivers in Moore who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in OK these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Moore folks don't even have to think ... Read More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Moore Drivers

Moore residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to... Read More

Timing Belt

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine, over the cylinders is called the cylinder head. Th... Read More

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