Tire Relacement

Should I Invest In Winter Tires?

As St. Paul Automotive, we often get asked by our regular clients about winter tires and whether or not the individual should invest in these. If you’ve lived in St. Paul, MN for at least one winter, you know just how tough the driving conditions can be in this region of the country. Winter tires, also known as snow tires, are a great investment for individuals that need to utilize their vehicles regularly even when heavy snow is on the ground. Continue reading

My Tires Are Wearing Uneven?

If you have noticed that your tires are wearing unevenly, it may be time to bring your vehicle in for service. The problem could be as simple as uneven air pressure, which is an easy fix. Or it could be a more serious alignment issue, which is also usually a simple fix, but more complicated than adding or letting out air from your tires. Uneven tire wear is not just a future financial concern. If left unchecked, uneven tire wear can lead to a blow-out, which can place you and your family in real danger. St. Paul Automotive does not want our customers getting into car accidents at any time, but especially one that we could have helped you avoid by checking your tires and fixing the problem. Continue reading

Alignment Shop St Paul

New and state of the art technology means that cars are more complicated than ever. And all that technology also means that cars are more reliable than ever. One aspect of a car that remains pretty simple is the alignment process. It is almost inevitable that if you drive your car long enough or hit a Minnesota pothole just right, your car will need an alignment. And we have the technology to realign your car to the millimeter. Given the complexity of modern cars, it is important for your mechanic to be exact when performing an alignment of your vehicle. Millimeters may seem tiny in most ways, but when it comes to auto alignment, you should expect your auto shop to take the necessary care to get your car in exact alignment. For some auto shops, “close enough” is good enough. But not for St. Paul Automotive, where “exact” is the only acceptable outcome of an alignment job. Continue reading

Car Maintenance Prior To Your Next Road Trip

This time of year many vehicle owners start planning their next road trip adventures. As the price of airlines tickets increase, many people are choosing to drive to their summer vacation destination. No matter what type of road trip you may be planning, the first thing on your checklist should be to get your vehicle seen at St. Paul Automotive for road trip car maintenance. No matter what type of vehicle you own or how many miles happen to be on it, getting it checked before a long trip is a crucial component to your safety and the longevity of your vehicle. Continue reading

Front End Alignment Shop St Paul

Have you noticed that your car veers off to either the left or right side of the road? You are not alone. It is pothole season in St Paul MN and many drivers are feeling a tug on the steering wheel. Having your tires out of alignment is a problematic for several reasons. Poor alignment can be hard to see and the symptoms can often mimic problems seen with other areas of the vehicle. The correct diagnosis is easy enough for the trusted auto repair technicians at St Paul Automotive. Continue reading

Tire Replacement Shop

Your vehicle can only go as far as your tires will take them. Have you pushed your tires to the end of their tread life? Did you recently run over a nail or sharp object on your way to work? Whatever the reason may be, it is important to have a plan when it comes to tire replacement. At St. Paul Automotive, we are a tire replacement shop that offers our customers a wide range of tires that will surely fit your budget. Continue reading