Shake It up in Houston!: Why Wheel Balancing

Your browser does not support the video tag. Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep

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Bouncy Bouncy – Are My Shocks Bad?

Your browser does not support the video tag. $(document).ready(function(){$(“#video-wrapper-MTIx”).bind(“contextmenu”,function() { return false; });}); When Houston drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don’t generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our

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Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Lucas Auto Care

Your browser does not support the video tag. $(document).ready(function(){$(“#video-wrapper-MTg2”).bind(“contextmenu”,function() { return false; });}); Hello Houston! Let’s talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly,

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What Houston Customers like About Us at Lucas Auto Care

A big part of the service we provide at Lucas Auto Care for our Houston customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions. And we’re always open to questions from our valued Houston area customers. Even though we try to be

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The Maintenance Free Myth

Sometimes we hear people in Houston say, “What’s up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don’t break down.” While it is true that today’s cars and trucks are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All

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The Lucas Auto Care Guide to Tire Specs

You know you need new tires, but you’re not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Houston service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over

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The Lucas Auto Care Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There’s a lot of auto advice in TX right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn’t. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a

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Are There Blind Spots in Houston?

All Houston drivers have blind spots – and no, I’m not talking about the fact that you really don’t sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can’t see when you’re driving around Houston. First let’s talk about our own blinds

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Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Houston

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of

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The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids. It’s up to people in Houston to

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