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Summer Wheel Shopping Guide

[playlist type="video" tracklist="false" ids="5098"] If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first. Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Rio Rancho drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught their eye, then, after going to the work of mounting them, have found that the…

Brake Service at American Tire and Service in Rio Rancho

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Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Rio Rancho drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either. A regular brake inspection is on every NM driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At American Tire and Service, our team will check your brake system and let you know if there are any problems. Of course, if you're having trouble with your brakes, get your car into your Rio Rancho service center right away. And watch out for…

Save on Batteries and Electrical

Intrepid Fallen heroes benefits from your battery or alternator purchase

Summer heat can take a toll on your battery and electrical equipment. Schedule a FREE Battery test and if you need a battery, starter or alternator we can install quality NAPA parts and you get back a VISA cash card. Also, each purchase will raise money for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. Summer heat and longer drives can take the life out of your battery, alternator and starter. Now, through August…

Extend your Battery Life

Extending battery life in Rio Rancho for your car battery near Corrlaes

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons: First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alternator has to work overtime to make up for it, and other electrical components can suffer as well. A number…

Pirelli – $60 Visa Prepaid Card with Tire Purchase

Rebate Form https://www.pirelli.com/tires/en-ca/car-truck/discover-the-promotions/homepage For a limited time, qualify to receive a $60 Visa(r) Prepaid Card by mail. Purchase four (4) new Pirelli tires between 5/26/17 and 7/5/17 to qualify for the rebate. This rebate offer is valid only for legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, who are 18 years old or older (includes APO/FPO addresses). The offer does not apply to Canadian…

Power Steering Service in Rio Rancho

[playlist type="video" tracklist="false" ids="5146"] Most Rio Rancho drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steering fluid that provides assist for steering. Most pumps are driven by a belt that is…

Supporting Our Schools

We heard the story about kids feeling ashamed because they couldn't pay their lunch tabs at school. We thought no kid should have to miss lunch, because they weren't caught up on their lunch bill. So, we went down to our elementary school and we got all the kids caught up on their tabs. American Tire has been shown great support by the Rio Rancho community and we believe that…

Tire Guide

Albuquerque tires guide - tires Albuquerque, NM

Shopping for Tires Albuquerque? Well you've come to the right place. American Tire and Service is located on the way into Albuquerque via 528 in Rio Rancho. If you are from Bernalillo, Coralles, Albuquerque's westside, American can help you find the right tire for your vehicle. Check out our tire guide to find the right tires near you. Check your tire sidewall to identify the size of the tires on…

Transmission Service in Rio Rancho near Corrales

[playlist type="video" ids="5137,5067"] If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Rio Rancho near Corrales. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better understanding of why that is, let's talk bicycles. You've probably seen plenty of cyclists on Rio Rancho and…