Tires

  • A Tire For All Seasons Can Be Overwhelming

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    To some drivers, picking out the right tire is just as important – and just as much fun – as finding the right shoes is to a runner. For many people, they have found that shopping for tires is overwhelming because there are just so many choices. AT K & K Automotive IN Frederick, MD, our technicians are ready to help you make that decision.

  • Balancing, mounting, and what you need to know about both.

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    There are a few things that matter when mounting new tires on your vehicle. First, you want it done right. Second, you want it done fast. For both, K & K Automotive in Frederick, MD has you covered.

  • Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter

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    At K & K Automotive in Frederick, MD, we’re in the business of quality. Quality work, quality parts, and quality service keep a business going. Here is a quick rundown on why it’s important to install components that will perform reliably, and keep you taken care of in the event that they don’t.

  • Choosing Tires Takes Some Time

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    K & K Automotive is the leader in Frederick, MD for the selection and service in your tires. Our K & K Automotive auto shop staff will take the time to educate you on what tire to look for to suit your needs.

  • Do You Know How to Change a Tire?

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    Flat tires are a huge inconvenience. The only thing worse than having a flat on your way home from work is having to wait on a tow truck to come to get you. K & K Automotive in Frederick, MD wants to give you some tips on how to change your own tire so that you can keep money in your pocket and get your car back on the road.

  • Don't Fret Over That Flat Tire

    man changing a tire on side of roadIf you drive, you’re eventually going to have to deal with a flat tire. Flat tires often come at the most inconvenient times but knowing what to do and how to handle them will help you be comfortable when the need arises. So if you find yourself with a flat, here’s what to do next, from K & K Automotive in Frederick, MD.
  • Flat tire? Here’s what to do

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    If you spend much time on the road, you’ll eventually encounter a flat tire on your vehicle. At K & K Automotive in Frederick, MD we want to prepare you for what you should do next.

  • Flat Tires Are Bound To Happen, Don't Be Left Stranded! How To Change Your Tire!

    With AAA, roadside assistance, and the decreasing ability of people to fix and maintain their own vehicles, there are a lot of people on the road today who don’t know how to change a tire. Removing your wheel and replacing it with your spare may seem like a daunting task, but with this guide from K & K Automotive in Frederick, MD, you’ll have the knowledge you need when you find yourself in a bind.

  • Get a Grip on Tire Conditions

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    What condition are your tires in? At K & K Automotive in Frederick, MD, we want to make sure you can tell. A simple visual inspection is all you need - it’s easy if you know what to look for.

  • Great Tires Will Keep You Rolling

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    Keeping our customers safe and on the road is our goal at K & K Automotive in Frederick, MD. When something goes wrong with your engine or your vehicle’s electrical system, your car will usually let you know immediately. However, when the rubber meets the road, you need to know that your tires are in great shape as well.

  • How Do You Know When to Get a Tire Rotation & Wheel Balancing?

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    The interval for the tire rotation could depend on a recommendation from either the tire manufacturer or the vehicle maker. The interval is typically around 5,000 miles but could range from 3,000 to 8,000 miles. So why do tires need to be rotated and how do you know when the right time is for your vehicle?

  • How To Handle A Flat Tire

    At some point, you’re gonna get a flat tire. It’s just a hazard of driving. At K & K Automotive in Frederick, MD, we like to do what we can to keep you and your vehicle ready for anything. Here’s what you should do.

  • How to Improve The Longevity of Your Tires

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    Everyone knows to get routine tire care every so often. Tire rotations, alignments, and even replacements are necessary to ensure your tires stay in competent condition and don’t pose any harm when you’re driving. At K & K Automotive, it’s important to us that your tires perform well and are safe to be on the road. Routine maintenance is sometimes not enough to get the most out of your tires. Here are just a few tips and steps to extending the lifespan of your tires, so they can continue to take you wherever you need for as long as you need.

  • How Your Speed Impacts Your Vehicle

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    At K & K Automotive in Frederick, MD, we understand that driving style affects your vehicle’s performance and reliability. You probably know that frequent, hard acceleration is bad for your engine and transmission, but what about speed?

  • If it's hot, cool it down & avoid high repair costs! EASY!

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    Repairs are costly and we all want to avoid them including our team here at K & K Automotive!  It's our job and we take it seriously.  Here, it is all about keeping your car or truck serviced and looking for problems "before" they happen to avoid those high repair costs and ensuring you avoid any breakdowns when it's hot outside or cold outside as either is a problem for our Frederick drivers!  Nobody can forsee a flat tire or blowout due to running over a nail, but we can avoid some of the regular issues we see all the time such as....

  • Keep Your Tires Rolling

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    Tires are often neglected, but easy to maintain. As long as they work, most people don’t really think about them. However, if you take care to properly maintain your vehicle and your tires, they will last much, much longer. At K & K Automotive in Frederick, MD, we see all too often the results of poor tire maintenance, and the result is expensive new tires. Here’s what you can do to make sure you don’t become part of that statistic.

  • Keeping Track of Maintenance - Why It’s So Important

    mechanic working on car Keeping track of maintenance done on your fleet vehicles and commercial trucks is one of the most important aspects of fleet management. At K & K Automotive in Frederick, MD, we track maintenance and repairs for a number of reasons. Here’s why:
  • Less Than Obvious Signs That You Need New Tires.

    It doesn't matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, your tires are important. You probably know it’s time for a new set when the tread gets low - but how do you know if something else is wrong? K & K Automotive in Frederick, MD explains.

  • Low Tires Spell Trouble For Your Vehicle

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    Most people ignore their tires, yet tires are undoubtedly a critical safety component on a vehicle. Here at K & K Automotive in Frederick, MD, we know where the rubber meets the road affects traction, handling, steering, stability, and braking. Because of this, sudden tire failure can have serious consequences, especially if it occurs when operating at high speeds. 

  • Make your tires go the distance and follow these tips

    Tire being balanced in auto shop

    Once your new tires are mounted and balanced, you’ll want to keep them in good shape. To get the most out of your tires, inspect them regularly and keep up with maintenance - the difference between a tire that lasts 100k miles, and one that lasts 10k, mostly comes down to how well it’s been taken care of.

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