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Clausen Automotive

2118 S. Stoughton Rd.
Madison, WI 53716

Generally, the tires that come on a new vehicle will last for about 50,000 miles. Most tire manufactures will state the specific lifespan of their tires so that you should be informed as to how many times they are good for when you purchase new tires.

The actual life of your tires depends on several factors:

  • The quality of the tire.
  • Is it a performance summer tire or an all-season tire?
  • The type of car and how the tire is mounted.
  • Treadwear rating, i.e., the expected length of tread life.
  • How the car is driven.
Wondering how often do you need to buy new tires? Keeping up with regular tire repair and maintenance will help extend the life of your tires.
06 Mar, 2019

Generally, the tires that come on a new vehicle will last for about 50,000 miles. Most tire manufactures will state the specific lifespan of their tires so that you should be informed as to how many times they are good for when you purchase new tires.

The actual life of your tires depends on several factors:

  • The quality of the tire.
  • Is it a performance summer tire or an all-season tire?
  • The type of car and how the tire is mounted.
  • Treadwear rating, i.e., the expected length of tread life.
  • How the car is driven.
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There are some drivers on the road who don’t keep up the car repair and preventative maintenance needed to keep their vehicle in good operating condition. It may be the farthest thing from their mind during their busy day. Or it could be that they just don’t have the money in their budget for seemingly unnecessary items. However, the cost of repairs for the damage that could be taking place, such as in the engine, transmission, or suspension systems (just to name a few) will definitely be greater than actually paying for the recommended maintenance. It really is true—you don’t save money by extending the time between the recommended service intervals.

The difference between major and minor service is significant. Typically, minor services are generally performed at 7,500, 15,000, 45,000 and 75,000 miles while major services are performed at 30,000, 60,000 and 90,000-mile intervals. Although the major car services are not performed as frequently, they need to be done to protect the warranty, maintain safety, and boost the resale value of your vehicle.

Minor car service generally includes the following:

Good drivers should be aware of what does a major car service includes. Check the vehicle maintenance schedule in your owner’s manual.
20 Feb, 2019

There are some drivers on the road who don’t keep up the car repair and preventative maintenance needed to keep their vehicle in good operating condition. It may be the farthest thing from their mind during their busy day. Or it could be that they just don’t have the money in their budget for seemingly unnecessary items. However, the cost of repairs for the damage that could be taking place, such as in the engine, transmission, or suspension systems (just to name a few) will definitely be greater than actually paying for the recommended maintenance. It really is true—you don’t save money by extending the time between the recommended service intervals.

The difference between major and minor service is significant. Typically, minor services are generally performed at 7,500, 15,000, 45,000 and 75,000 miles while major services are performed at 30,000, 60,000 and 90,000-mile intervals. Although the major car services are not performed as frequently, they need to be done to protect the warranty, maintain safety, and boost the resale value of your vehicle.

Minor car service generally includes the following:

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Are you worried about the condition of your car battery because of starting problems or dim lights? Understanding how a car battery works might help you in diagnosing the problem.

The typical battery is a “wet-cell” battery, a plastic cube containing sulfuric acid and lead, with two terminals on the top or side. It stores electrical power generated from the alternator while your car is running. It also sends electrical currents to the engine and other electrical components.

The first thing to do is to check the fluid level in your battery. If the fluid is low and has been for a while, this will prevent your battery from generating power or holding power. Then check the battery cables. If the cable connections are loose or corroded, the electrical current cannot travel to from the battery to the other electrical components.

What are the symptoms of a bad car battery?

Wondering what are the symptoms of a bad car battery? If you are experiencing starting problems or weak lights, it may be time for a car battery replacement.
05 Feb, 2019

Are you worried about the condition of your car battery because of starting problems or dim lights? Understanding how a car battery works might help you in diagnosing the problem.

The typical battery is a “wet-cell” battery, a plastic cube containing sulfuric acid and lead, with two terminals on the top or side. It stores electrical power generated from the alternator while your car is running. It also sends electrical currents to the engine and other electrical components.

The first thing to do is to check the fluid level in your battery. If the fluid is low and has been for a while, this will prevent your battery from generating power or holding power. Then check the battery cables. If the cable connections are loose or corroded, the electrical current cannot travel to from the battery to the other electrical components.

What are the symptoms of a bad car battery?

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Clausen AutomotiveAuto Repair Shop in Madison, WI

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608-221-8321
Service@ClausenAutomotive.com

2118 S. Stoughton Rd., Madison, WI 53716

MON - FRI: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM, SAT-SUN: Closed

Mon:7:00am - 5:30pm
Tue:7:00am - 5:30pm
Wed:7:00am - 5:30pm
Thu:7:00am - 5:30pm
Fri:7:00am - 5:30pm
Sat:Closed
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