Air filters are devices which use fibrous materials to remove solid contaminates from the air, such as mold, pollen, bacteria, and dust. Vehicles use two different types of air filters: automotive cabin air filters and internal combustion air filters.
Your batteries are rechargeable, and it’s always a good idea to carry jumper cables in your vehicle in case of emergencies. You never know when you may need to jump start your vehicle, or even help out another driver in need.
Belts & Hoses
Belts and hoses are extremely important to your vehicle. They are one of the most common reasons for vehicle break down. To help prevent this, make sure your belts and hoses are checked at regular intervals
Brakes are one of the most important components on your vehicle. You need the confidence of knowing that when you press your foot to the brake, your vehicle is going to stop. That’s why it’s important to keep these tips in mind to help keep your brakes functioning properly.
Cooling System Maintenance
Your car’s cooling system is one of the most important systems on your vehicle. Inside your engine, spark plugs ignite the fuel within the cylinders to produce small explosions which propel your vehicle down the road. With small explosions comes scorching temperatures that can destroy your engine, if not controlled.
If you have experienced vibration of your vehicle while driving, chances are it could be due to driveline vibration, or the disruption in the operating angles of your driveline.
Your vehicle’s electrical system is made up of a complex network of circuits that create, store and distribute energy where it’s needed. Much of your electrical system maintenance can be done through Harris Automotive and Tire.
Today’s vehicles are equipped with highly sophisticated electronic engine control systems. The computer receives information from a network of sensors and switches that tells your ignition, fuel and emission control systems what to do.
Do you have a noisy vehicle? You may need a new muffler or exhaust system. The purpose of your exhaust system is not only to reduce the noise, but also to redirect fumes away from your vehicle. Redirecting these fumes protects passengers in the car from toxins created by burning fuel.
Every vehicle needs several automotive fluids in order to run properly. Some of the most important fluids include engine oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, antifreeze and power steering fluid.
When you turn your headlights on bright, do they appear as bright as they should on dim? You may need a headlight restoration.
Heating and A/C
To keep warm and cozy or cool and comfortable, it’s best to maintain your heating & air conditioning systems with Harris Automotive and Tire.
Lift and Leveling Kits
You see them all the time: Light trucks, Sport Utility Vehicles, Jeeps, and more, coasting down the highway, sitting atop towering truck suspension lift kits and sporting a set of tires so big that a person could live in them.
Missouri State Inspections and Emissions
Taking your vehicle to Harris Automotive and Tire each month can help make sure your vehicle is operating correctly and running smoothly. You can also raise the hood and not be intimidated by following a few simple recommendations for owner maintenance.
Night Time Key Drop
For your conveince, we offer night time key drop for after hour drop offs!
Do you feel like you are constantly inflating and re-inflating your tires? If you want a better, more efficient way to keep your tires inflated, you should try nitrogen inflation.
Oil, Lube, Filters
Your vehicle relies on oil, lubrication and an oil filter to keep it running smoothly. Every three months or 3,000 miles, your vehicle should be ready for an oil change. Check owner’s manual for specific recommendations for your vehicle.
Bringing your vehicle to Harris Automotive and Tire for regular service is the best way for you to save money on automotive costs and save time on easily avoidable mechanical problems.
Need a ride to work after you drop off you vehicle with us? No problem we offer local shuttle service for all our customers! Ask us today.
Steering and Suspension
The steering and suspension systems bear the weight of your vehicle, keep the tires on the road and help you experience a smooth, controlled ride
Balancing your tires is important. If overlooked, unbalanced tires can lead to uneven wear, vibration and potentially unsafe driving conditions.
Tires should be selected by the correct size for the vehicle, and should be purchased in sets of four, or at least matching sets of two on each axle. View Video.
Rotating your tires is essential for keeping your tires lasting longer. Rotating your tires means moving them from one side of the vehicle to the other, moving them from front to back or a combination of both.
Flat tires are very inconvenient. While there is little you can do to prevent a flat tire, you can help minimize the hassle and damage to your tire by being prepared.
Harris Automotive & Tire has you covered when you need towing assistance. Call today for your towing needs.
Truck and Auto Accessories
If you’re interested in adding a personal touch to your truck or SUV, increasing its utility, clearance, comfort, or appeal, Harris Automotive and Tire is your one-stop accessories shop! We offer running boards, fender flares, bed covers, bumpers, bull bars, complete lighting solutions for your vehicle and so much more! Whether for style or function we have you covered. Visit us in Wentzville, MO or Wright City, MO today and see why Harris Automotive and Tire is your number one source for aftermarket truck accessories.
A tune-up is essential to vehicle maintenance. It helps prevent problems, while identifying and replacing worn parts. Maintaining a regular tune-up schedule will help your vehicle last longer, as well as get better gas mileage and performance.
Whenever your automotive service needs involve your vehicle’s transmission, never forget that most transmission problems start out small but get much worse over time.
Wheel alignment is the position of your wheels relative to your vehicle. When properly aligned, your wheels will point in the same direction as the vehicle.
Driving conditions are always more hazardous in rainy or snowy weather, lowering both visibility and traction considerably. Having a clear windshield is key for being able to drive safely, and windshield wipers are essential for keeping your vision clear.