“7 convenient locations in central Ohio to serve you!”
877-614-BOYD (2693)
M-F 7:30 am to 7pm
SAT 8-5
Closed SUN

Winterizing Your Vehicle - Boyds Tire

December 13th, 2013

Winterizing Your VehicleAnother winter storm coming? Before you rush to the store for the last gallon of milk and loaf of bread, you’ll want to be sure your car is ready to battle the elements. Follow these tips before venturing out into the winter wonderland.

  • Check your Cooling System. Have your mechanic check your hoses, belts and anti-freeze. A weakened hose or belt can break and leave you stranded, or a weak solution of anti-freeze can ice up and damage your cooling system. Hoses shouldn’t have cracks or become softened. In extreme temperature drops, keep an eye on your hoses and belts, as low temperatures can cause additional breakage or weak spots.
  • Check Your Battery. Make sure your car's battery connection is clean, tight and corr ...[more]

Choosing the Right Tire - Boyds Tire

November 25th, 2013

Choosing the Right TireWe know you've heard it before, but it's critical enough to repeat: the tires you choose for your vehicle are important. It is critical to understand that the tires on your vehicle are the one single link to the road surface. To keep the rest of your vehicle performing at its peak, your tires are the very foundation of your vehicle.

Different quality tires will last for different periods of time, depending on wear and tear. Regular maintenance is key to longer tread life, but tread wears down over time and with use. Once you get to the point where you need to replace your tires, there are several choices that you can make. The easiest choice is get the exact size and make that originally came on the vehicle, when it was new. Beyond that, you might consider going to a better quality tire o ...[more]

  Posted in: Tire 101

Is Your Vehicle Ready For Holiday Travel? - Boyds Tire

November 14th, 2013

Is Your Vehicle Ready For Holiday TravelIs Your Vehicle Ready For Holiday Travel? Many people have concerns about taking their cars on long trips, especially if their cars are getting on in years or mileage. The truth is … long trips are actually easier on your car than day-to-day driving, but a breakdown far from home can really ruin your fun. A few simple checks will stave off many common problems. As with most things, it's best to start early. Here is a simple check list for preparing your car for Holiday travel.

Two to four weeks before you go

  • Get any major repairs done. If your car needs major repair or maintenance, do it at least one month, before you travel. That will allow plenty of time for any problems rela ...[more]
  Posted in: Tire 101

Winter Tire Decision Guide - Boyds Tire

January 5th, 2012

     It's obvious that winter tires make an automobile easier and safer to drive in harsh winter climates. It also can be a confusing and difficult decision, when deciding which winter tires to buy for your vehicle. Getting optimum winter performance from your vehicle is important and also requires a little knowledge as to which tires best fit your vehicle.

What makes a winter tire different from any other tire?

The traditional "all season" tire balances dry pavement grip with wet and mild winter performance. However, severe cold can make the rubber compound on the tread brittle and reduce grip. The "M&S" and "M+S" found on some tires stands for "mud and snow". This doesn't mean it is a winter tire. This label only determines the tread depth not the tread compound or col ...[more]

  Posted in: Tire 101

  Tags

winterize battery snow tires vs winter tires Autism tire alignment battery inspections mechanics tire balancing spark plug replacement boyds autism auto glass repair back to school spark plugs preventative maintenance service buy tires tune up flat tires recharge ac car truck repair winter tire decisions BFGoodrich car battery replacement goodyear comfortred touring tires safe tires Automotive Repair Services winter tire tips goodyear tires auto repair ohio brake lights car spare tire auto repair service windshield glass repair how to replace spark plugs car repair goodyear fuel max car air conditioning service engine maintenance ac repair comfortred tires auto service chip windshield repair winter tire information car battery auto repair columbus oh all seasons tires all season tires rotate tires brake repair wheel repair cooling system maintenance car heater repair recharge ac tripletred tires tire rotation service low rolling resistance windshield replacement local tune up buy wheels tire repair high mileage engine driver safety coolant flush spare tire tire pressure car ac service difference snow tires winter tires truck tire repair coolant fluids tire store oil change tires online brake flush winterize car battery tire maintenance flat tire repair wheel alignment auto services tire replacement how to replace serpentine belt Uniroyal heater repair what is a tune up repair engine boyds tire autism passenger tires spare tire replacement transmission flush safe winter driving michelin energy saver spare tires driving tips car maintenance spark plug repair safe vehicle auto air conditioning recharge tire care tips General automotive repair replace spark plugs tires snow tires tires columbus oh ac repair service fuel economy oil change service cooling system repair tire center snow and winter tires Central Ohio winter driving truck spare tire brake check, brake lines windshield crack power steering flush oil changes Mother's Day brake repair winter tire help auto repair engine diagnostics tire rotation automotive repair ohio vehicle energy saver mileage car alignment local oil change tire inflation new tires auto flush auto repair westerville oh tune up service brake service car tires tire rotation benefits goodyear rebate truck tires summer tires winter tires buy winter tires a goodyear comfortred tires air conditioning car service tire news winter repair tires auto repair mechanics mpg mechanic tire battery repair car tire repair boyds tire tire care truck tire spares gas mileage replace serpentine belt air conditioning service tires Columbus oh headlights engine repair serpentine belt replacement cold engine auto mechanics buy tires online auto mechanic heating repair glass windshield repair safe driving tips Car Energy Savers replace car battery serpentine belt repair winter tire benefits truck heater repair ac service michelin serpentine belt brakes car battery repair discount winter tires battery replacement preventative flush service check car heater air conditioning recharge Goodyear replacing tires air conditioning low rolling resistance tire winter tire guide auto repair shops ohio buy snow tires windshield repair energy saver tire vehicle lights auto repair services winter tires online tires for sale Continental preventative maintenance tread wear check engine light winter driving tips tread depth