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Veterans Day Appreciation & Thanks

We have great pride in our military and veterans and honor them on Veterans Day each November 11th.  Did you know how and why it is on November 11th?  The reason dates back to 1918 and pays homage to the date and time the WW I cease fire went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month when a temporary cessation of hostilities, between the Allied nations and Germany went into effect. November 11, 1918, is generally regarded as the end of “the war to end all wars” eventhough the official end of the what we refer to as "The Great War" ended with the Treaty of Versailles signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France.

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Tire Pressure

Tires are one of the most important parts of your car when it comes to performance and safety. So it's critical that your tires are always in working order and properly maintained. In particular, tire pressure is one of the most overlooked aspects of tire maintenance. Normally tires lose up to 1 PSI per month under regular driving conditions. Therefore, you should check your tire pressure at least once a month to ensure that they're inflated to the recommended PSI. Driving on under-inflated tires can create a whole host of different problems for the tires and for overall performance. Lower tire pressure can cause the tire to bend and build up internal heat. Having the tires deflated by as little as 5 or 6 PSI below the recommended pressure. Having a tire 20% below the recommended pressure can cause many harmful effects. Loss of steering precision and reduced cornering stability are a few. Others are Increased chance of tire failure, reduced fuel economy and possibility of throwing alignment off or damaging suspension. It's never a wrong time to have your vehicle inspected, our trained Jasper professionals can get to work for you and keep you and your family safe. 

Battery Life

With all the new technologies in today's vehicle's, the car battery often loses power faster than expected. Your car battery is already supporting the vehicle's sophisticated electrical system, but it wears down more quickly after you plug in various devices, music players etc. It's often hard to tell when a car battery is wearing out, but here are a few signs that will help indicate when it's time for a new one. When your engine is slow to start or the cranking seems sluggish. If your battery has a transparent casing, and you can tell that the battery's fluid level is low. When the battery is covered in gunk or is bloated, which means there could be a fluid leak or it's enduring excessive heat. And on average car battery's last two and a half to three years, if the life of your battery is over that it may be time to get a new one. Don't be caught with a dead battery, get your vehicle into the shop for battery replacement and service. We will be quick and thorough so you can safely get back on the road.

Wheel Alignment

A lot of drivers question the importance of proper wheel alignment. The wheel alignment is making sure that the wheels of the car are perpendicular to the road, And also makes sure the wheels are parallel to one another. When the wheels of the car are not aligned there is uneven pressure, which causes them to push against each other. Proper wheel alignment helps keep your vehicle's suspension system in top working order. It also affects fuel efficiency, tire wear, tire performance and vehicle handling and maneuverability. Wheel alignment is a big factor in a vehicle's steering response. It's also important to consider the safety factor of having your wheels aligned for yourself and your loved ones you share the road with. Bring your vehicle to our shop, where we use factory-recommended wheel alignment systems to make certain that wheel alignment is perfect. These factory standards will not only keep you safer out on the road, but will extend the life of your vehicle for miles. 

Reedsville, PA

Peachey Repair Service Inc
64 Duchess Street
Reedsville, PA 17084

location small (717) 667-6202
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Lewistown, PA

Peachey Repair Service Inc
45 E Hale St
Lewistown, PA 17044

location small (717) 247-7029
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