Auto Repair Tips

DIY Tire and Auto Repair Tips


Air Filters

Air Filter Tips

Check and/or change your Air Filter every 6 months to improve fuel economy and keep your engine running smoothly.
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Belts & Hoses

Belt Tips

Get your Timing Belt and Accessory Drive Belt professionally checked every 25,000 miles to make sure they are in working order.
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Brakes

Car Care Services

Take a few moments and become familiar with our Services link with more detail on all aspects. Take care of your car and it will take care of you.
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Cooling System Maintenance

Cooling System Tips

Have your antifreeze fluid changed and Cooling System flushed every 30,000 miles or 2 years.
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Engine Diagnostics

Engine Diagnostic Tips

Schedule a complete and Engine Diagnostics (Professional Maintenance) check every 15, 30, 60, and 90,000 miles. The diagnostics of a car’s engine is very complicated.
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Monthly Check List

Monthly Checklist Tips

Take 10 minutes and use our Monthly Checklist to do your own quick visual car inspection and fluid levels check.
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Nitrogen

Oil Change Tips

It is recommended that you get an Oil Change on your vehicle every 3,500 miles for regular oil and every 5,000 miles for synthetic oil.
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Tire Rotation

Tire Rotation Tips

Tire Rotation is recommended every 7,000 miles or 6 months. Rotating tires is the practice of moving automobile tires from one position on the car to another.
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Transmission Fluid Flush

Transmission Fluid Flush Tips

For optimum protection, change the Transmission Fluid and filter every 30,000 miles (unless you have a new vehicle filled with Dexron III ATF, which should be good for 100,000 miles.
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Wheel Alignment

Wheel Alignment

You should have your Wheel Alignment checked every other tire rotation and always when installing new tires. At Harris Tire we offer free wheel alignment along with tire rotations when you buy and install your tires with us.
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