Tire & Auto Repair Blog

Welcome to our blog! Tony’s Brake & Alignment strives to provide an auto repair blog that is interesting and shines a spotlight on the communities around the Louisville region. Please visit us each month to see helpful information from our auto mechanics, excellent road trip ideas, advice about fleet service, and so forth. You never know what you might learn in the monthly blog articles of Tony’s Brake & Alignment in Louisville!

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Is Your Vehicle Prepared For Winter?

Is Your Vehicle Prepared For Winter?

Winter is quickly approaching! We can’t believe how fast the year flew by. It seems like just yesterday we were celebrating Easter. With winter almost here, we might find ourselves starting to plan the holidays while being mindful of COVID-19. With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, we might forget about the health and safety of your vehicle. Just like how you have to prepare for winter, your vehicle does too. The team at Tony’s Brake & Alignment is here to help ensure your vehicle is ready for winter!  To make sure your vehicle is ready for winter, our technicians will pay close attention to the following components, as they will be working extra hard during the winter:  Windshield wipers: When we think of auto repair, we tend to think of our brakes, tires, or even transmission, but our windshield wipers are also crucial to our overall safety on the road. Just imagine you are driving in the rain, and your windshield wipers aren’t working properly ... read more

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Why Is Wheel Alignment So Important?

Your vehicle is made up of various systems and components. For a safe and comfortable drive, each of these systems and components should perform in top condition. From your wheels to lights, each component plays a vital role in your vehicle's overall performance. At Tony's Brake & Alignment, we would like to emphasize the importance of a wheel alignment. Sometimes, it can be easy to forget about your wheels compared to your brakes or transmission. Still, a wheel alignment service is essential in preserving your vehicle's safety, driveability, and longevity.  What exactly is wheel alignment? When we say wheel alignment, we are referring to an adjustment of your vehicle's suspension or the system that connects your vehicle to its wheel. Essentially, it is not an adjustment to your tires or even wheels. We will adjust your tires' angle through your vehicle's suspension system, which ultimately affects how your tires and wheels connect with the road. Typic ... read more

How Do You Repair Brakes? Let Our Auto Repair Team Handle It For You.

How do you repair brakes? Let the auto repair team at Tony's Brake & Alignment count the ways… Brake repair and service is among our well-known specialties. Remember that old phrase, "How do you do that voodoo you do so well?" If you need a reminder, here's a fun version of that catchphrase from the film, Blazing Saddles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jS_Shu8y0sI&ab_channel=SaturdayNightLive <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/jS_Shu8y0sI" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> All kidding aside, we understand that your vehicle's brakes are the number one safety feature. If you and your passengers want to avoid collisions, correctly operating braking systems are paramount. For three generations, Tony's Brake & Alignment has provided high-quality ... read more

Why American Families Take More Advantage of 3-Day Weekends & Road Trips During The Pandemic

Why American Families Take More Advantage of 3-Day Weekends & Road Trips During The Pandemic

Photo by Emmy Gaddy on Unsplash While the COVID pandemic has turned our world upside-down and created a "new normal" for many of us, some silver linings have emerged from the crisis. In this month's blog, the team at Tony's Brake & Alignment in Louisville, KY, wants to highlight one of these silver linings: Why American families take more advantage of 3-day weekends and road trips during the pandemic. The COVID era has changed the way we work, and we socialize, learn, and communicate. Social distancing, the caution around being face-to-face and in-person with others, has moved many people toward video conferencing options. Video conference calls allow people to work from home, attend online classes, and socialize wi ... read more

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