Synthetic Oil Change Vs. Standard Oil Change

Synthetic Oil Change or Traditional Oil Change? That is the question. Or really, "Why does a synthetic oil change cost twice as much as a traditional oil change?" To answer that we have to look at the manufacturing process and the performance of the two products. A standard oil change in normal New Mexico driving conditions, typically lasts 3 months or 3000 miles. However, the higher performance lasts longer with…

Putting the Brakes on Childhood Illness

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Putting The Brakes On Childhood Illness We'll Donate $9 to the UNM Children's Hospital when you install NAPA Brakes. Getting new brakes will help children who are facing life threatening illnesses.  UNM Children’s Hospital is Albuquerque's Children's Miracle Network Hospital. The Children’s Miracle Network is a life line to local hospitals. UNMCH services the greater New Mexico region and provides life saving medical treatments to children who might not otherwise receive care. It is…

Suspension System Maintenance and Repair in Rio Rancho, NM

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SUSPENSION 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 look under your vehicle. Anything that connects the wheels to the vehicle's frame is part of the suspension system.…

Beware of cheap tires

Searching for a tire shop near Corrales? Do you like to shop for shoes in Corrales? When buying a running shoe, is quality important? Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous? Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the same price? Is the warranty important when buying from a tire shop near Corrales, NM? Corrales drivers…

Wheel Alignment Service

Wheel Alignment: When all of your vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in Rio Rancho can cause your vehicle's wheels to be out of alignment. Driving for an extended time around Rio Rancho when your wheels are out of alignment results in uneven tire wear. This is dangerous…

Save On Continental Tires

Save on Continental Tires at American Tires Rio Rancho

Receive a $70 Continental Visa® Prepaid Card with the purchase of four new Continental passenger or light truck tires from 8/1/2017–8/31/2017. Submit Your Claim Online Rebates submitted online are processed faster.  To submit your rebate online go to www.continentaltirerebates.com and follow the easy step-by-step instructions. -No mail in form required -Processing updates available online -Rebates must be submitted online by September 30, 2017   Submit Your Claim by Mail 1. Only complete the mail-in…

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…

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…

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…