Northwest Tire Service, Inc. Blog

Tire Rebate Arkansas

Northwest Tire Service in Arkansas is offering some great rebates this month on Goodyear Tires Arkansas! Buy 4 select Goodyear tires from now until September 30th and recieve up to $120 in rebates via prepaid Visa. So if you are in the market for some new tires before Winter hits come on down to Northwest Tire of Springdale, AR today! As part of the Goodyear Tire & Service Network you also can be assured you are getting the best service in the nation from Arkansas top auto repair shop!

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Website Launch Announcement: Northwest Tire Service, Inc. Launches New Site

We are excited to announce the launch of our new website. The site features a fresh look, easy navigation and more focus on what the customer needs. The new site offers inventory listings with pictures and specs. You can search a variety of ways including: by vehicle and size. 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 our new website today.

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Auto Repair on a Tight Budget

auto-repair-springdale-arIn this economy we do everything we can to cut corners: stop eating out, watch movies at home and even skipping routine maintenance and auto repair on your vehicle. The truth is avoiding simple upkeep such as regular oil changes, tire rotation or belt replacement could cost thousands in costly repairs. The average cost for one year of oil changes is $120 per year, while the cost of an engine replacement is $4000.

Poorly maintained cars are also more likely to be involved in an accident, as underperforming vehicles cannot provide all the proper safety features and are often struggling to operate at all. Pinching pennies now will result in numerous costly auto repairs in the future. Yearly check-ups are mandatory for brakes, tires and engines of all vehicles on the road.

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Determining the Age of a Tire

tire-imageWhen it comes to determining the age of a tire, it is easiest to identify when the tire was manufactured by reading its Tire Identification Number (often referred to as the tire’s serial number or DOT number). Unlike vehicle identification numbers (VINs) and the serial numbers used on many other consumer goods (which identify one specific item), Tire Identification Numbers are really batch codes that identify several components.


The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) requires that Tire Identification Numbers be a combination of the letters DOT, followed by ten, eleven or twelve letters or numbers that identify the manufacturing location, tire size and manufacturer's code, along with the week and year the tire was manufactured.

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10 Ways to Get Better Gas Mileage

Sun-imageWho 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.

Tire Inflation- Proper tire inflation for driving conditions will promote a smoother, more efficient ride. Tire inflati ...

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