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Time for AC Service

The days are warming up and the interior of your vehicle is HOT! Rio Rancho drivers are starting to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Rio Rancho people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At American Tire and Service, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive maintenance schedules for air conditioning service, just as we do for transmission service, oil changes and so on. Maintaining…

Tire Care in 10 Minutes

EASY STEPS TO FOLLOW CHECK THE PRESSURE Be sure to check inflation pressure when tires are cool (minimum 3 hours after driving). Find manufacturers recommended inflation pressure located on the vehicle doorjamb, glove box, fuel door, or the owners manual. Note: the tire inflation pressure listed on the tire sidewall is the maximum pressure for the tire, not the recommended pressure for your vehicle. Remove the valve cap, take the…

Is AC Service Important?

Warm weather or cold, Rio Rancho drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Rio Rancho people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At American Tire and Service, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive maintenance schedules for air conditioning service, just as we do for transmission service, oil changes and so on.   Maintaining your air conditioning system means that you always…

$15 Back on Select NAPA Filters

15 dollars off cabin filters

Now through April 30th, receive a $15 Prepaid Visa® Card on the installation of a NAPA Gold Air Filter or Enviroshield Cabin Air Filter at American Tire and Service – your participating NAPA AutoCare Center – when you purchase a premium oil change. It’s that simple! It’s time for a change and you can breathe easy with $15 savings on any NAPA Gold Air Filter or Enviroshield Cabin Filter with…

Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

Bad air quality while you're driving around Rio Rancho is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know about them yet. These filters clean the air in the passenger compartment, or cabin, of your car or truck. They do the same job as the furnace filter…

Dead Battery? Get up to $25 Back

Don’t let a dead battery leave you stranded this winter! If your battery isn’t running at peak performance, it might just leave you out in the cold dreaming of better days. Stop by your nearby NAPA Auto Care Center for a battery check and get a Prepaid Visa Card up to $25 when you replace your battery with a NAPA Legend Battery or a NAPA Legend Premium Battery.

Do I Need Winter Tires?

New Mexico winter tires

Winter Tires Do I Need Winter Tires? The answer all depends on the type of driving you plan on doing during the cold months. If you need to travel across the state of New Mexico, there are places winter tires can serve you best. Modern winter tires do a terrific job for NM driving in a wide range of winter conditions. First of all, below 45°F/7°C, regular tires become hard…

Have you had your brakes break?

Brakes broken?

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Rio Rancho area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication that something's wrong with the brakes is an unusual sound. It could be a squeal, chatter or…

Tires – Choosing the right ones for your vehicle

great selection of all brands of tires

Need New Tires? Every vehicle needs them, but not all of them are equal. Whether you are getting ready for a Summer road trip, or you are looking for great all season tire for year round performance, American Tire and Service can help you find the perfect tires for your application. We get ours fresh daily. When you buy your tires from American Tire and Service, we install the freshest…

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