What is a Tire Repairs & Replacements service?
Lube Stop’s Tire Repairs & Replacements service involves the repair or replacement of damaged tires on your vehicle. Damage to tires can range between punctures, cuts, impacts, cracks, bulges and irregular wear. Your Lube Stop technician will take a look at your tires and assess if it can be patched or plugged. If these fixes are not an option, we will recommend replacing your tire and assist with the tire replacement service.
Tire patching consists of removing the tire from the rim and grinding around the tire damage to give a large, flat bonding area for the patch. The patch is then applied from inside the tire. After the patch has been sealed and dried, we will put your tire back on its rim and send you on your way.
Tire plugs are slightly different in that they get pushed into the damaged area of the tire from the outside. The plugs are sticky and expendable, so we simply adjust them until the air is no longer leaking from the tire.
What is a Tire Repairs & Replacements service for?
In order to ensure a ride that is as smooth and safe as possible, it is very important to make sure that you are not driving around on damaged, punctured or flat tires. Major safety issues can be caused by a slight variation in tire health. Such issues include tire imbalance, bent rims, vibrations, uneven tread wear, overheating and even blowouts. Not only can this be very expensive to repair, but it can cause very serious collisions.
Lube Stop technicians will assess your tire’s damage and determine if it is safe to repair or if a replacement would be a much safer option. If the tread on your tires is already low, it might be worth the expense of replacing them rather than fixing one.
Lube Stop often has specials and available rebates to help pay for the expense in replacing them. Just ask us and we’ll help you there.
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Let’s Talk Safety
Lube Stop is 100% committed to ensuring your vehicle’s engine and the components it powers are all operating as they should. We are also 100% committed to ensuring that your safety is taken care of, too. This means checking that all the parts of your vehicle that keep you safe, are working as well. These include the following list of items.
- A/C and Heating System
- Air Bags
- Electrical Charging System
- Exhaust System
- Ignition & Timing System
- Spare Tires
- Turn Signals
- Vehicle Horn
- Windshield Wipers
- Any Leaks, Squeaks, Rattles or Odours
These safety checks are included in Lube Stop’s Precision Based Recommendations process. Specifically, they are included in their 37+ Point Inspections that are performed each time you drive into one of our shops. There are 15 or more safety checks performed during this standard practice. When an issue is detected, Lube Stop technicians bring those matters to your attention and make suggestions as to how to address them. It is important to have a fully functioning car, truck, or SUV, but it’s also important to have a safe drive for you and your family. So, when you come to Lube Stop, rest assured that we will be checking for both your vehicle’s health and your own personal safety while driving.
Why Do I Need a Tire Repairs & Replacements service?
The Tire Repairs & Replacements service needs to be done regularly to ensure full vehicle safety. If you drive on unpredictable roads like gravel or construction zones, keep your eye out for possible puncture and uneven tire pressure. By catching this damage early, you can avoid all kinds of expensive safety issues like bent rims, vehicle vibrations, overheating and blowouts.
We do these tire repairs and replacements so that our customers can avoid accidents from having punctures, flat or worn out tires. In other words, your car, truck or SUV will maneuver much better making your ride much safer. Additionally, they will make for a much smoother and comfortable ride.
So, it is fair to conclude that a damaged tire is NOT something you want to ignore.
That’s why we check your tire for damage at every visit. We need to make sure you are aware of the issues and potential safety concerns. We understand that it costs a bit up front, but could be a life saver in the long run.
How Often Do I Need It?
The tires should be checked each time you have service with Lube Stop. And, of course, we should check it anytime you have observed issues. Your owner’s manual will also advise you to do it at various intervals. Please check your manual.
Also, lean on us at Lube Stop for advice. We use a system of processes called Precision Based Recommendations to help investigate a vehicle’s overall condition. This system of inspection and trouble shooting helps us get a clearer picture of your car, truck, or SUV as it stands, today. That is because it removes the guess work. Learn more about this system below.
Can Lube Stop do the Trouble Shooting?
Lube Stop employs the best technicians and mechanics in this service area. These technicians are more than qualified to help inspect the issues and make recommendations to problem solve.
Which Towns and Cities are in our Fast Lube Service area?
Our lube shop & tire service area includes the following towns and cities listed below.
- Core, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Broders Annex, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Tuxedo Park, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Glenelm, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Glencairn, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Al Ritchie, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Gardner Park, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Gladmer Park, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Dominion Heights, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Boot Hill, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Gardiner Heights, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Arcola, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Douglas Place, Regina, Saskatchewan
- University Park, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Hillsdale, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Quappelle Village, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Whitmore Park, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Lakeview, Regina, Saskatchewan
- River Heights, Regina, Saskatchewan
Context for these Services
Your vehicle uses an internal combustion engine. This engine uses the combustion of fuel to power almost everything. This is done when fuel alongside an air oxidizer and spark plugs creates a working fluid flow circuit inside a combustion chamber.
In your internal combustion engine, the expansion of the high-temperature and high-pressure gases produced by combustion applies direct force to some component of the engine. The force is applied typically to pistons, turbine blades, rotors and nozzles. This force moves the component over a distance, transforming chemical energy into useful work.
Typically, your combustion engine is fed with fossil fuels like natural gas or petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel fuel or fuel oil. Your engine is the hub for many things, including those listed below.
- combustion chamber
- cylinder head
- set of spark plugs
- rocker arms
- fuel injectors
- connecting rods
- engine block
- timing system
- timing chain
All these work in unison to power all the other systems within your vehicle. Without a fully functioning engine, everything else suffers. So, let us at Lube Stop keep your engine functioning and everything else that relies on it.