Kansas City Auto Repair

Monthly Archives: June 2021

Protect Your Car from Road Work and Potholes

Protect Your Car from Road Work and Potholes

It seems as though the summertime is upon us again! As more of us are leaving our houses, you may be noticing many streets and roads flooded with the familiar orange signs. Whether it’s detours, potholes, construction workers wandering about, or anything in between, it’s important to stay knowledgeable about what you might encounter. How does construction affect your car anyway?   Tires and Suspension Roads in construction areas are often left bumpy, affecting parts of your car that are already sensitive to damage - one of those areas includes your wheels. It is always a good idea to check that your tires are in good shape before going for a drive. A moderate leak can suddenly become a flat tire, especially if you hit a piece of machinery or debris. You should also regularly check that your tire suspension is intact. With misaligned tires, every bump in the road can throw your car’s balance and suspension off. If your tires are fighting to mai ... read more