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Signs That It's Time to Replace Your Tires

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Did you know that your tires count among your car's most essential safety features? They're the only point of connection between you and the pavement, which means they carry a lot of responsibility when it comes to moving you along the road around Somerset, KY -- or helping you stop.

Because your tires play such a crucial part in your vehicle's safety, it's imperative that you provide your car with the service it needs to help your tires stay in excellent condition for as long as possible.

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Your Differential Is Essential to Creating Forward Motion with Your Vehicle

Getting the power that your engine generates translated into forward motion is a complex process involving a lot of gears. One of the most important components to this is your differential.

Your differential is essentially a gearbox that resides in the center of your axle. The power that your engine generates is sent to the transmission which is where your gearing is done. That powers the driveline that runs down the length of your vehicle. This rotates and powers your differential. As the differential turns, it sends power to the wheels so that they turn.

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How Salt & Sand Might Save Your Life This Winter

Every year the number of people that slip and fall on the ice might surprise you. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention states that each year about one million Americans slip and fall every year and of those who fall, about 17,000 of them will result in a fatal injury. Keeping two items handy can help prevent a serious fall this winter; sodium chloride rock salt and sand.

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Understanding Your Dashboard Warning Lights

Your car communicates to you through the warning lights, sounds and smells that it produces. But before it gets to smell, the warning alerts on your dashboard should have enlightened you prompting an immediate action to prevent further damage. Below are some dashboard warnings light as presented to you at Don Franklin Family of Dealerships:

Visit our Somerset, KY dealership premises for inspection and maintenance depending on what your warning lights tell you.

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