Tires

  • Alignment and Tire Rotations - What's the Difference?

    alignment being done on a vehicle

    At Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center we know how important tire maintenance is. Like the shoes on our feet, the tires and wheels on our cars protect us from direct contact with the ground. And like those shoes, we wear day in and day out, tires and wheels can rub, wear unevenly, and eventually fail to do their jobs.

  • Balancing, mounting, and what you need to know about both.

    Tire being serviced in a shop

    There are a few things that matter when mounting new tires on your vehicle. First, you want it done right. Second, you want it done fast. For both, Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI has you covered.

  • Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter

    car parts At Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI, we’re in the business of quality. Quality work, quality parts, and quality service keep a business going. Here is a quick rundown on why it’s important to install components that will perform reliably, and keep you taken care of in the event that they don’t.
  • Choosing the right tires for your fleet

    Tires on a fleet vehicle

    At Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI, we know managing a fleet or commercial truck is no small task. For that reason, we like to keep you informed on things to look out for, and what to do about them. Tires are an area worth paying attention to...tire condition determines ride quality and drivability, and provides useful insight into the condition of your vehicles.

  • Diesel Tires - Which Ones are You Rolling With?

    tires

    There are a wide variety of tires available for your diesel truck, no matter what sort of pickup you drive. The climate, the terrain you drive on, and how you drive will determine which tire is best for you. Here’s a short list of common truck tire types.

  • Don't Neglect Your Wheel Bearings

    wheel bearing

    Wheel bearings often go overlooked but have an incredibly important job to perform. Wheel bearings are an integral component of your truck, and when one begins to fail, other problems begin to arise. At Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, we want you to have the ability to recognize a problem before it turns into a bigger one. Here’s what to look out for.

  • Flat tire? Here’s what to do

    changing a tire

    If you spend much time on the road, you’ll eventually encounter a flat tire on your vehicle. At Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI we want to prepare you for what you should do next.

  • Get a Grip on Tire Conditions

    Tread of Tire

    What condition are your tires in? At Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI, we want to make sure you can tell. A simple visual inspection is all you need - it’s easy if you know what to look for.

  • How Your Speed Impacts Your Vehicle

    Woman driving a vehicle

    At Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI, we understand that driving style affects your vehicle’s performance and reliability. You probably know that frequent, hard acceleration is bad for your engine and transmission, but what about speed?

  • If it's hot, cool it down & avoid high repair costs! EASY!

    car broke down calling for help

    Repairs are costly and we all want to avoid them including our team here at Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center!  It's our job and we take it seriously.  Here, it is all about keeping your car or truck serviced and looking for problems "before" they happen to avoid those high repair costs and ensuring you avoid any breakdowns when it's hot outside or cold outside as either is a problem for our Port Huron drivers!  Nobody can forsee a flat tire or blowout due to running over a nail, but we can avoid some of the regular issues we see all the time such as....

  • Is It Time For A Rear Wheel Alignment?

    alignment

    If you've been driving for any amount of time, you’re probably aware that your car, truck, or SUV needs a wheel alignment on occasion. However, did you know that depending on what you drive, your rear wheels may also require attention? Here’s what you need to know about rear wheel alignments, from Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI.

  • Is Your Vehicle Pulling To One Side?

    car on alignment machineRoutine maintenance can lead us to discover all kinds of things you would think are obvious but as drivers with a routine, we simply get in and drive. We may think that if the lights come on and the car starts there are no issues, but at Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron we know what to look for and when to ask questions.
  • Keeping Track of Maintenance - Why It’s So Important

    mechanic working on car Keeping track of maintenance done on your fleet vehicles and commercial trucks is one of the most important aspects of fleet management. At Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI, we track maintenance and repairs for a number of reasons. Here’s why:
  • Make your tires go the distance and follow these tips

    Tire being balanced in auto shop

    Once your new tires are mounted and balanced, you’ll want to keep them in good shape. To get the most out of your tires, inspect them regularly and keep up with maintenance - the difference between a tire that lasts 100k miles, and one that lasts 10k, mostly comes down to how well it’s been taken care of.

  • New Rims - reading measurements and why they matter

    row of wheels

    At Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI, we’re focused on keeping your car, truck, or SUV running well - but we’re here to keep it looking good too. Here’s some information on wheel sizing, to help you make sure your new wheels will fit your vehicle.

  • Rotate Your Tires or Stop Rolling

    hands putting on tire in shop with a power tool

    Ever looked at the bottom of your shoes and noticed that one area of the sole is more worn than another? The way you walk causes a wear pattern to occur as you put more weight on certain areas of your feet. If your shoe needed work, you would take it to a cobbler.

  • Should You be Running an Auxiliary Oil Cooler?

    oil cooler on a vehicle

    If you’re running a truck (or trucks) without an auxiliary oil cooler, it may be something you want to consider. Here’s some information on auxiliary oil coolers, what they are, and why they’re a great upgrade, from Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI.

  • Take Care of Your Tires So They'll Take Care of You

    mechanic working on car tire

    There are a few things that matter when mounting new tires on your truck or commercial vehicle. First, you want it done right. Second, you want it done fast. For both, Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI has you covered. We've been trained to do it right the first time and make sure you're satisfied.

  • The Manual Transmission - What’s it Made of?

    hand on the manual gearbox of a stick shift

    Manual transmissions aren’t necessarily simple, but they’re much easier to understand in concept than their automatic counterparts. You’re probably aware there are gears in manual transmissions - but there’s a little more to it than that. Here are some of the major components you’ll find in a manual transmission.

  • Time For Tires, But How Do You Decide?

    tire options at a tire store

    There are multiple types of tires on the market for almost every car, truck, or SUV. Once you decide it's time to replace your tires, the choice can be overwhelming. The type of tire you want depends on a variety of factors, from climate to how you drive. At Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI, our technicians have been trained to help you make that choice. Here’s a short rundown of common street tires that will suit your needs.

  • Jasper
  • 24-Hour Dropoff
  • Acdelco
  • ASE
  • Auto Value
  • BG Products
  • Bosch Automotive
  • Bumper to Bumber
  • Cooper Tires
  • Cummins Diesel
  • Duramax Diesel
  • Fleet Services
  • Ford Power Stroke Diesel
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Kendall Oil
  • Magnaflow
  • MACS
  • Motorcraft Parts
  • NAPA AutoCare Center
  • NAPA Truck Service Center
  • Radiator
  • RV Repair
  • Shuttle Service
  • State Inspection
  • Synchrony
  • Tires
  • Towing
  • Wifi Available

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