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Video: Snap-In TPMS Sensor Install Tips

Tire Review’s Maddie Winer looks at the finer details of installing snap-in valves, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

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Video: Setting the Wheel-Bearing Pre-Load

Tire Review’s Maddie Winer has tips on adjusting wheel bearings, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

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A New Perspective on Ride Control Sales

Over 50,000 miles, the dampening capabilities of a shock or strut will degrade to the point where it can impact ride and handling, but the driver doesn’t notice because it happens gradually.

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The Rule of 3X Tire Rotation

Inform customers that if they want to get the best mileage out of their tires, only you will do this for them, so they should get in the habit of coming back for this service.

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Video: Why CV Joint Boots Fail Prematurely

Tire Review’s David Sickels explains reasons why CV joints and boots fail early, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

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Servicing Wheel Bearing Seals

As a rule, wheel bearing seals should never leak. Any signs of a current leak or previous leaks are an indication that the seal has failed.

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Video: Achieving Tire Balance & the Signs of Imbalance

Tire Review’s Mary DellaValle helps explain the importance of perfectly balancing tires, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

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Video: Dismounting & Mounting Tire Assemblies

Tips on how to change a high-performance, run-flat tire without damaging the wheel, TPMS sensor or tire.

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What Are Tire Speed Ratings?

The Science Behind” series in Tire Review started with a “Tire Basics” article in 2020. In that article, we discussed a tire’s sidewall markings. We also briefly talked about tire speed symbols with a promise of going into detail at a later time, which will be the focus of this article. So, let’s dig in.

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Video: A Better Way to Check Wheel Bearings for Play

Old methods of checking for wheel bearing play may not be effective today. This video is sponsored by BCA Bearings.

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Video: Brake Pad Wear Sensors and How They Work

The sensor warns you when it’s time for new brake pads. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

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Idled Driving Shouldn’t Mean Stalled Vehicle Service

There is plenty of unperformed maintenance out there for the taking – the result of undetected or neglected automotive care.

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