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Wheel Alignments of a Vehicle

When you're driving around Tacoma, WA, you want to be sure that the wheels on your car or truck are properly aligned. If you're noticing that your vehicle starts to shake when it reaches higher speeds, one or more of your wheels might be sitting at an incorrect angle. This can cause excess stress on bearings and make your tires wear unevenly. 

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Quickly Clean Your Dirty Car!

If you have a dirty car and don't have much time to clean it, Alfa Romeo of Tacoma in Tacoma, WA has a couple of tips to help you get your vehicle presentable in just a few minutes! Start, with as many cleaning supplies specifically for the car that you have. Keeping these supplied in your car is a great idea too!

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Have Your Car Battery Serviced to Prevent a Breakdown


Your car battery has to be well maintained and in good condition for your vehicle to start. Over time, your car's battery will slowly degrade and not perform as well. In many cases, your car's battery will be on the verge of failure without any warning signs. At Alfa Romeo of Tacoma, we can service or replace your car's battery before it leaves you stranded.

It is important to remember that there are many other factors that could lead to the failure of your battery. This includes poor or corroded connections, defective cables, or a faulty alternator…
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The Importance of Tire Rotation


Whether or not you rotate your tires on a regular basis, can mean the difference between long-lasting tires that wear well, or tires that wear unevenly, in odd tread patterns and even affect things like your ability to break correctly and take corners safely.

The spare tire also needs to be taken into consideration, when you rotate your tires. If your spare tire is full size and looks like all of your other tires, then you need to remember to include your spare tire into the rotation. For instance, if you have a full-size spare and 

 

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How to Tell if Your Exhaust is Leaking

Your vehicle's exhaust system is not something that you want to mess with. This network of piping transfers the harmful fumes from the engine out into the atmosphere. An issue with your exhaust system could result in poisonous gasses being allowed into the passenger cabin, potentially harming you and your passengers.

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How to Check for Worn Belts and Hoses

Cars are complex pieces of machinery, and without routine maintenance, you could face costly repairs. For example, belts and hoses are big players in vehicle operation. Taking care of them helps the car smoothly.

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