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Understand Your Brake System

June 11th, 2015
Brake Repair in Houston, TXThe basics of automotive brake systems haven’t changed much for decades, but it can still be enough to confuse many drivers. We run across many drivers who come in for brake repair in Houston, TX who have lots of questions about their brake systems, so we’d like to clear a few things up.
 
First, remember that everything in your brake system operates on hydraulic pressure. Imagine taking a tablespoon of water in your cupped hand and trying to throw it as far as you can. Now, take that same tablespoon and put it in a syringe or a squirt gun. The squirt gun, of course, is going to deliver the water farther, as it can put more pressure behind the water. That’s the essence of how hydraulics work, and any problems with the system can result in brake repair in Houston, TX....[more]
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Springtime, Potholes and Wheel Alignments

June 11th, 2015
Wheel Alignments in Houston, TXThis past winter was a rough one just about everywhere, even in Houston, TX! At McIntyre Automotive, every spring means drivers coming in for wheel alignment in Houston, TX. Here are a few indications your car might need an alignment too: 
 
You notice your tires wearing unevenly. Tires that are out of alignment will constantly try to push or pull the vehicle in a different direction, and the extra drag incurred by that will scrub tread from the inner or outer edges of a tire. That means that your tires will wear out quickly, plus the added friction will cut into fuel economy. This is one of the easiest, most obvious indicators that you’re in need of wheel alignment in Houston, ...[more]
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Oil Changes to Promote Vehicle Dependability

March 10th, 2015

oil changes in Houston, TXUnderstanding specific importance of each routine auto repair that contributes to overall vehicle maintenance, McIntyre Automotive encourages drivers of Houston, TX to service vehicles with oil changes and other preventative vehicle maintenance. Never intimidating customers with high pressure sales tactics or confusing mechanical lingo, drivers of Houston, TX can find confidence in McIntyre Automotive support and auto repair services. Working diligently to ensure customers receive outstanding auto repair and tire services with unbeatable prices for any budget, take advantage of McIntyre Automotive’s unbeatable value on oil changes, auto repair and tires.  

Servicing vehicles with oil changes not only protects engin ...[more]

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Improve Tire Safety for the Road Ahead

March 10th, 2015

tires in Houston, TXMultiple different inspections and auto repairs go into keeping a vehicle safe and road ready. Scheduling regular oil changes, checking belts and ensuring filters are clear is only the beginning of the long list vehicle owner tackle multiple times a year with their vehicle. Amidst all these auto repairs it can be easy to forget one of the most important safety feature of any vehicle- the tires. Using these helpful hints and the expert service on any technician of McIntyre Automotive in the Houston, TX area vehicle owners can easily keep their vehicle road ready for whatever life brings.

Providing the best tires and auto repair in Houston, TX, McIntyre Automotive knows the best way to maintain a vehicle at top performance is preventative maintenance. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association 1 in 4 vehicle ow ...[more]

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10 Ways to Get Better Gas Mileage

June 28th, 2013

Who doesn’t want better gas mileage these days? Maximizing your fuel efficiency will not only save you money, it is better for your vehicle and the environment! With some proper maintenance, and simple tips and tricks, you can make fewer trips to the pump, which will be friendlier on your car, and your wallet.

  • Tires - The right tires for your driving conditions are important. For the best gas mileage choose low rolling resistance tires. These are designed to maximize fuel efficiency and performance by increasing the tire’s grip on the road. Tires for racing and oversized off-roading tires are designed only for specific uses, and shouldn’t be used as your vehicle’s primary tires.

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Website Launch Announcement: McIntyre Automotive Launches New Site

September 12th, 2012

McIntyre Automotive is excited to announce the launch of its new website. The site features a fresh look, easy navigation and more focus on what the customer needs.

The new site offers avaliable service listings, and you may schedule a quote or appointment in seconds!

With the addition of our blog, we are able to help inform and educate our customers on important tire and service information.

We invite you to visit the new www.mc-auto.com today.

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