Yearly Archives: 2022

How Tire Pressure and Temperatures Rise Together

How Tire Pressure and Temperatures Rise Together

With most of us being on the road this summer, there are a handful of things that drivers should check to ensure their safety and vehicle efficiency. One vital piece of your car that needs maintenance is your tires. When the temperatures rise, so does your tire pressure. To avoid the dangers of overinflated tires, you need to regularly check your tire pressure.   How Does Heat Affect My Tires? Did you know that your tires can increase or decrease by 1 psi for every 10℉ change? If the temperature in your area changes drastically from morning to night, you need to be careful. Your tires should always be in the recommended psi range specified by your car’s manufacturer.    Proper tire inflation can improve your gas mileage, vehicle handling, brake performance, and more. Overall, it can give you a safer and more comfortable ride. Even though overinflated tires are less of a concern than underinflated ones, there are still concerns. When your tires are too plump, t ... read more

What Happens During a Fuel Injection Service?

What Happens During a Fuel Injection Service?

If you expect your car to last you for many years to come, then maintenance is necessary. One important maintenance that is vital to your vehicle's operation that tends to get overlooked is fuel injection services. To understand what kind of service this is, you must understand what the fuel system is responsible for in your car.   The fuel system is composed of various components, including the gasoline itself. One of these key parts is the fuel injectors, which quite simply inject fuel for combustion. Over time, the injectors can get worn and collect buildup, which can cause poor performance. Some other symptoms that you may experience include: Excess engine smokeLowered fuel efficiencyLaggy accelerationRough idlingMisfiring engineFuel leak or odorsCheck engine light on At Grayson Tire & Auto Center, we offer exceptional preventative maint ... read more