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Understanding the Difference Between a Compact Temporary and Full-size Spare Tire

When you are driving on the road, you must be prepared for emergencies. One of the things that can happen to you while you drive is a flat tire. If you have a spare tire, then you should be able to get back on the road.

A compact temporary tire is lightweight and does not take up as much space as a full-size spare tire. This kind of tire should only be used in emergency situations. You should drive straight to a dealership or mechanic to get the tire replaced with a compact temporary tire.

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What Is the Right Tire Pressure for Your Car?

Did you know that the tire pressure number written on your tires might not be the right pressure for your car? When filling your tires, it is always best to follow the vehicle manufacturer's recommendations. This information is in the owner's manual.

Tire pressure is important because it affects how much of the tire comes into contact with the road. Overfilled tires have less surface area touching the road, which reduces traction and handling. Tires with too little air pressure produce a lot of drag, and they can be difficult to control on poor road surfaces.

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What's the Right Oil Change Interval?

Advancements in the automotive industry have made the often-heard advice to change your car's oil every 3,000 miles a thing of the past. However, how often should we be changing our oil at Ramey Auto Group?

One way to find out is to open up your owner's manual. Based on your driving habits and the type of car you drive, you will find the appropriate recommendation. Manually checking your oil is another way to find out when it needs to be changed. If you do this, then you will not need to rely on recommendations or guesswork…

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Trust Our Online Service Scheduler to Make Things Easy for You

You are looking for a simple way of making an appointment to have your vehicle serviced. The simpler that you can get things done, the better. It is time for you to give our online service scheduler a chance and see how it can work for you.

When you access our online program, you will be able to share what is going on with your vehicle and what type of work you would like to have completed. This will make it easy for you to communicate with us. When on the program, you will be able to pick out a…

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Change Your Oil, But Maybe Not as Often as You Think

The oil in your car needs to be changed often, but not as often as you might think. It used to be that you needed to get your oil changed every 3,000 miles, but these days you should only have to get your oil changed every 7,500 miles.

You don't want to get your oil changed too often or you will just be throwing your money away. You should refer to your owner's manual if you are not sure how often you should get your oil changed. You can also come see us here at Ramey…

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Fight the Snow with Winter Windshield Wiper Blades

Our staff at Ramey Auto Group knows how hard it can be to drive during the winter. When it starts snowing, the roads can get slippery, and your visibility can be reduced. The white snow does a very good job of blocking your eyesight, and this is one of the main reasons you should switch to winter windshield wiper blades.

How do winter windshield wiper blades help you see? When snow is falling hard, regular windshield wiper blades may not be strong enough to deal with the heavy snow. Winter wiper blades are encased in a tough rubber shell that…

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Using Salt & Sand Can Reduce Your Chances of Slipping This Winter

Every winter many of us have to contend with a torrent of not only cold weather and winds but also the snow and ice that plagues the roads and driveways, turning them into dangerous ice arenas that will cause many of us to either end up in a snowy ditch or to slip and fall, potentially causing serious damage to our vehicles or our bodies.

Stay safe this winter with two easy to acquire items, salt, and sand. Your regular table salt is not what we are talking about here; sodium chloride rock salt is the kind you need. It…

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Brake Fluid: Understanding the Basics here at Ramey Auto Group

Brakes are one of the most essential mechanisms in any car, SUV or pickup truck. If your vehicle lacks a properly functioning brake system, then your vehicle is not able to drive. It really is that simple. One element that will help ensure that your brakes are still an efficient braking system is keeping the brake fluid at proper levels. Keep reading to learn more about brake fluid services in Princeton, WV.

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Get the Most Out of Your Tires

You have heard that tire rotations are part of a good maintenance routine, but why? It is very important to keep your tires properly rotated because it will ensure that your tires wear evenly. If your tires wear evenly, that means that they will wear evenly and that is a good thing for your vehicle.

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Tips On What To Look For When Checking Brakes

When you're driving and in a bad situation, the two things that you can control are the wheel and the brakes. If your wheel isn't working, you can't move out of the way, and if your brakes don't work you can't stop your car. Here are some common factors to look for when checking your brakes.

The first and foremost is the high pitched sound. You might think that it's the other cars around you, but if you pay attention to when you use your brake it might be you. Some of you might…
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