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Tips for Correctly Determining Tire Size

If you've ever looked closely at the markings on the sidewalls of your vehicle's tires, you may think they are a series of meaningless letters and numbers. At our West Side Acura service department, those special codes actually give our technicians a great amount of information apart from the tire's brand and model. We're happy to help you decipher these code numbers as a helpful way to understand tire size.


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Illuminating The Parts Of A Modern Headlight

Vehicle headlights differ from the lights you use in your home in many different ways. Probably the biggest difference is that a 'headlight' is actually composed of many different parts besides the bulb. Here at West Side Acura, we strive to educate you on the make up of headlights to help inform you of your vehicle's repair needs.


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Regular Windshield Wiper Blades Won't Cut it for Winter

Your windshield wiper blades have suffered through the summer heat, stood up to the seasonal rains and probably have some visible wear and tear. If there are some spots that have missing rubber, or if it is cracked or torn off the metal wiper can scratch and damage your windshield.

When replacing damaged or worn wiper blades, be sure to buy the right ones. Regular wiper blades are made for summer and fall weather, whereas winter wiper blades are made for colder weather including freezing rain, sleet, and snow.

Winter wiper blades have:
1. A sturdy frame that bends and…
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