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Yearly Archives: 2021

Spring On Over Here To Get Your Air Filters Changed

 Spring On Over Here To Get Your Air Filters Changed

We can’t believe Spring is here! We can’t wait to see the sun shining, the flowers blossoming, and the days growing longer. At Tony’s Brake & Alignment, our team is looking forward to the change in seasons. Even though Spring is a welcome change from winter, it is also allergy season. Spring is notorious for the amount of pollen in the air.  Not only does pollen affect you, but it can also affect your vehicle. Your vehicle has two crucial air filters -- the cabin air filter and the engine air filter. Your vehicle has an intake system that draws air into the engine. This air must be free of debris, dirt, dust, and of course, pollen. Your engine air filter protects your engine from these particles by ensuring only clean air reaches the inside of your engine. If your engine air filter is worn or dirty, the chance of contaminated air sneaking into your engine is much higher.  While your engine air filter is responsible for your engine’s health and ov ... read more

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Why Are Spring Rains So Dangerous In Louisville?

Why Are Spring Rains So Dangerous In Louisville?

Even though winter may be almost over, Mother Nature certainly isn't finished -- Louisville is notorious for it's Spring rains. In fact, Kentucky is the third most dangerous state for driving in the rain. We all heard of the saying, "April showers bring May flowers," and March is the perfect time for a reminder of how wet and rainy Louisville can genuinely get.  A national safety organization, SafeWise, analyzed the number of fatal car crashes caused by the rain, and the results were alarming -- Kentucky had 67 fatal car crashes caused by the rain in 2016. Only Mississippi and Arkansas ranked higher than Kentucky. The team at Tony's Brake & Alignment is here to remind of several simple steps to take when driving or preparing to drive in our potentially dangerous Spring rains:  Before driving anywhere, make sure to clear any ice and snow from your windows.  Make sure you always turn on your headlights and taillights for visibility.  When ... read more

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It’s The Little Things: 10 Ways To Show Your Loved Ones You

It’s The Little Things: 10 Ways To Show Your Loved Ones You

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Even though Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show your loved ones just how much you care, there are certain things you can do throughout the year to show just how much that special someone means to you. Even the smallest act goes a long way.  The team at Tony’s Brake & Alignment proposes starting small -- it is the little things that go a long way. Here are ten ways to show your loved ones you care:  Fill up your sweetheart’s gas tank. This may seem small, but it goes a long way to show that you love and appreciate everything your special someone does for you.  Clean your loved one’s car’s interior. Get out that vacuum and clean out all those pesky crumbs.  Clean your sweetheart’s car’s exterior. Break out the car wash kit and get going. Imagine your loved one stepping into the garage and seeing a clean car ready to go!  How about a detailing service? If y ... read more

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