K&W Tire Blog


We’re not here to ask whether you hit the curb on the first try of your driver’s license test, that’s not really any of our business. But tires and auto service are our business, and we’re here to make sure those things make a little more sense to you.

Putting You in the Driver’s Seat

Before you let those other tire companies take you for a ride, check out our blog and get the need-to-know on everything from general service tips to state inspection FAQs.

Close-up shot of a vehicle with snowy tires. Winter Tires Vs. All Season Tires

A lot of vehicles are fitted with all-season tires as they roll out of…

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A woman in a pink shirt filling up her vehicle's gas tank at the gas station. Why Am I Getting Bad Gas Mileage: 12 Reasons Your MPG Is Suffering

Not all vehicle owners drive the same vehicle, but it’s safe to say every…

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A person holding their credit card and inputting the information to make an online purchase on their laptop. Online Car Shopping Scams to Watch Out For

From Autotrader and CarGurus to Cars.com and Craigslist, the wheels of internet car buying…

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A picture of a man pushing a white sedan after it broke down. The Negative Effects of Not Servicing Your Car (and How to Avoid Them)

When you’re busy, it’s tempting to put off routine maintenance like oil changes or…

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A picture of a person wearing red safety gloves while replacing a vehicle's air filter. What Happens if You Don’t Change Your Vehicle’s Air Filter?

While clean air is a necessary component of healthy living, it’s easy to neglect its importance in the life of your vehicle. In this blog, we’ll explore what happens if you don’t change your vehicle’s air filter, the telltale signs you need a replacement, and how often to change your air filter.

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A picture of a man rolling a car tire across an auto shop. What Are the Different Parts of a Tire (and Why Does it Matter)?

To know what you’re getting, you first have to understand what you’re looking at. Unfortunately, tire shopping can often feel like revisiting your high school calculus textbook, but this time it’s in a foreign language. That’s why we’re here with a little tire education to help you understand the parts of a tire you actually need to know.

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