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There's A Bubble In My Tire! What Should I Do?

What is a tire sidewall bubble? A sidewall bubble is a bulge (lump) popping from the sidewall of the tire. It could be caused by air leaking from the inside of the tire into the or body (carcass) of your tire. What causes a tire sidewall bubble? The vast majority of bubbles are caused by impact damage. If your tire hits a sharp object in the road, the force from the weight and speed of the vehicle is focused in the small area of contact. This causes the tire to compress in that area enough that the inside of the sidewall is pinched and damaged causing a small hole in the inside tire liner layer. The impact can also damage the sidewall cords and...

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Seasonal Tire Change On Your Driveway!

That time of the year is coming! Do you have your winter tires on rim, ready to go on your vehicle? Skip the line and long waiting time and let Sparky Express do your winter tire change right at home, in your driveway. We have reduced our rates again, to save you time and money with this service that is becoming more and more popular in Toronto GTA. Book your appointment as soon as possible with Sparky Express! The cost for winter tire change at home service this season (Winter 2020) is only $50.00! No hidden fees, no surcharges! Book an appointment with Sparky Express now, and let us change your winter tires right where you are. Note: we observe...

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Honda Tire Pressure

What is Proper Tire Pressure For Your Honda? Having your tires properly inflated is essential to the proper functioning and safety of your Honda vehicle. But what should your tire pressure be? Proper tire pressure for a Honda can vary from model to model, but for most Honda makes and models the recommended tire pressure is between 30-35 PSI (pounds per square inch). In order to prevent poor braking and decreased tire life, please avoid over-inflating your tires to max pressure or beyond. Recommended Honda Tire Pressure When it comes to having the right tire pressure in your Honda's tires, it can slightly vary from each Honda sedan or SUV. Since both models have different performance capabilities, drivetrains, body types, and more,...

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Nitrogen Vs. Air In Your Tires

When you see green caps on your tires' valve stems, it usually means that the tires are filled with nitrogen instead of air. Car dealers, tire dealers, repair shops and even some gas stations have touted nitrogen for several years as a better alternative to air based on claims that nitrogen doesn’t leak as much, so tires stay fully inflated longer. What’s the truth behind nitrogen? Some people also claim that nitrogen improves fuel economy and allows vehicles to get a better gas mileage than those with tires that are filled with air. With gas prices always on the rise, the improved fuel efficiency alone may tempt you into considering switching to nitrogen. The catch is that topping off the nitrogen typically...

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