Keeping Your Car Safe When You Drive

It may seem too simple to make a statement about the importance of your car or truck’s ability to maintain contact with the road, but the truth is that that importance simply cannot be overstated. The team at St. Paul Automotive can help you stay safe on the road. So, what are the ways in which a car that is being operated in normal and safe ways can lose suitable contact with the road? One of the most common ways is the result of tires with too little tread remaining or tread that has somehow been damaged or compromised. The tread of your vehicle’s tires grips the road, using friction to ensure that it goes where you intend it to go. If your car’s tires no longer have deep enough tread to grip the road, it is more likely that you can find yourself skidding on slick roads or hydroplaning when there is a sheath of water on the road. When your car hydroplanes, it is effectively airborne, which means that steering and stopping become difficult or even impossible. Continue reading

Local Auto Repair Shop Located in St Paul

Are you planning a long road trip this summer? Or, have you put off car maintenance and repair over the last year because of financial concerns or perhaps because you were not driving as much due to the pandemic? Life is finally starting to return to some level of normalcy and the team at St. Paul Automotive is ready to help you get your car in good shape for the road. We offer all types of auto repair for those in and around St. Paul at an affordable price. Our team values relationships with our customers, so you can expect excellent customer service, detailed information about what we find and honest recommendations about what you may need to fix now, and what can safely wait until next time. Continue reading

Common Late Summer Car Trouble

As we look forward to cooler temperatures this fall, there are still plenty of issues that may arise with your vehicle from operating in the heat. Several common car problems tend to accompany the high heat of late summer. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to try and avoid these issues altogether and cruise into the next season without a sweat! Of course, part of the issue is increased mileage over the summer. After driving hundreds, or even thousands of extra miles for family vacations or other getaways, there is additional wear and tear on the vehicle. Continue reading