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Talk to Budget Brakes & Service About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. Custom wheels are one way that Livonia folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the ... Read More

Tire Maintenance in Livonia

Your browser does not support the video tag. With the recent focus in the Livonia area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Livonia drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're ... Read More

Tire Maintenance in Livonia

Your browser does not support the video tag. With the recent focus in the Livonia area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Livonia drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're ... Read More

Saving Lives in Livonia with Tire Pressure

Your browser does not support the video tag. All new passenger vehicles on our Livonia, Michigan, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions abo... Read More

Picking the Right Tires in Livonia

Your browser does not support the video tag. Shopping for tires in Livonia can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires i... Read More

Tire Tread Depth for Livonia, Michigan Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/... Read More

Under Pressure in Livonia: TPMS

Your browser does not support the video tag. Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Livonia, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 m... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Livonia

Your browser does not support the video tag. A lot of people get custom wheels in Livonia. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps.... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Livonia: Consider Winter Tires

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Livonia drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. Michigan drivers ran out a... Read More

Automotive Tips from Budget Brakes & Service: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

Repair or Replace? That’s a question Livonia drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shoul... Read More

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