Tires

  • A Tire For All Seasons Can Be Overwhelming

    Winter/Summer tires

    To some drivers, picking out the right tire is just as important – and just as much fun – as finding the right shoes is to a runner. For many people, they have found that shopping for tires is overwhelming because there are just so many choices. AT R & M Automotive IN Waynesboro, VA, our technicians are ready to help you make that decision.

  • Balancing, mounting, and what you need to know about both.

    Tire being serviced in a shop

    There are a few things that matter when mounting new tires on your vehicle. First, you want it done right. Second, you want it done fast. For both, R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA has you covered.

  • Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter

    car parts At R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA, we’re in the business of quality. Quality work, quality parts, and quality service keep a business going. Here is a quick rundown on why it’s important to install components that will perform reliably, and keep you taken care of in the event that they don’t.
  • Choosing the right tires for your fleet

    Tires on a fleet vehicle

    At R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA, we know managing a fleet or commercial truck is no small task. For that reason, we like to keep you informed on things to look out for, and what to do about them. Tires are an area worth paying attention to...tire condition determines ride quality and drivability, and provides useful insight into the condition of your vehicles.

  • Choosing Tires Takes Some Time

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    R & M Automotive is the leader in Waynesboro, VA for the selection and service in your tires. Our R & M Automotive auto shop staff will take the time to educate you on what tire to look for to suit your needs.

  • Diesel Tires - Which Ones are You Rolling With?

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    There are a wide variety of tires available for your diesel truck, no matter what sort of pickup you drive. The climate, the terrain you drive on, and how you drive will determine which tire is best for you. Here’s a short list of common truck tire types.

  • Do You Know How to Change a Tire?

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    Flat tires are a huge inconvenience. The only thing worse than having a flat on your way home from work is having to wait on a tow truck to come to get you. R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA wants to give you some tips on how to change your own tire so that you can keep money in your pocket and get your car back on the road.

  • Don't Fret Over That Flat Tire

    man changing a tire on side of roadIf you drive, you’re eventually going to have to deal with a flat tire. Flat tires often come at the most inconvenient times but knowing what to do and how to handle them will help you be comfortable when the need arises. So if you find yourself with a flat, here’s what to do next, from R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA.
  • Flat tire? Here’s what to do

    changing a tire

    If you spend much time on the road, you’ll eventually encounter a flat tire on your vehicle. At R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA we want to prepare you for what you should do next.

  • Get a Grip on Tire Conditions

    Tread of Tire

    What condition are your tires in? At R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA, we want to make sure you can tell. A simple visual inspection is all you need - it’s easy if you know what to look for.

  • Great Tires Will Keep You Rolling

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    Keeping our customers safe and on the road is our goal at R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA. When something goes wrong with your engine or your vehicle’s electrical system, your car will usually let you know immediately. However, when the rubber meets the road, you need to know that your tires are in great shape as well.

  • How Your Speed Impacts Your Vehicle

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    At R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA, we understand that driving style affects your vehicle’s performance and reliability. You probably know that frequent, hard acceleration is bad for your engine and transmission, but what about speed?

  • If it's hot, cool it down & avoid high repair costs! EASY!

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    Repairs are costly and we all want to avoid them including our team here at R & M Automotive!  It's our job and we take it seriously.  Here, it is all about keeping your car or truck serviced and looking for problems "before" they happen to avoid those high repair costs and ensuring you avoid any breakdowns when it's hot outside or cold outside as either is a problem for our Waynesboro drivers!  Nobody can forsee a flat tire or blowout due to running over a nail, but we can avoid some of the regular issues we see all the time such as....

  • Is Your Vehicle Pulling To One Side?

    car on alignment machineRoutine maintenance can lead us to discover all kinds of things you would think are obvious but as drivers with a routine, we simply get in and drive. We may think that if the lights come on and the car starts there are no issues, but at R & M Automotive in Waynesboro we know what to look for and when to ask questions.
  • Keeping Track of Maintenance - Why It’s So Important

    mechanic working on car Keeping track of maintenance done on your fleet vehicles and commercial trucks is one of the most important aspects of fleet management. At R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA, we track maintenance and repairs for a number of reasons. Here’s why:
  • Less Than Obvious Signs That You Need New Tires.

    It doesn't matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, your tires are important. You probably know it’s time for a new set when the tread gets low - but how do you know if something else is wrong? R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA explains.

  • Low Tires Spell Trouble For Your Vehicle

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    Most people ignore their tires, yet tires are undoubtedly a critical safety component on a vehicle. Here at R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA, we know where the rubber meets the road affects traction, handling, steering, stability, and braking. Because of this, sudden tire failure can have serious consequences, especially if it occurs when operating at high speeds. 

  • Make your tires go the distance and follow these tips

    Tire being balanced in auto shop

    Once your new tires are mounted and balanced, you’ll want to keep them in good shape. To get the most out of your tires, inspect them regularly and keep up with maintenance - the difference between a tire that lasts 100k miles, and one that lasts 10k, mostly comes down to how well it’s been taken care of.

  • New Rims - reading measurements and why they matter

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    At R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA, we’re focused on keeping your car, truck, or SUV running well - but we’re here to keep it looking good too. Here’s some information on wheel sizing, to help you make sure your new wheels will fit your vehicle.

  • Proper Tire Care is a Must for Commercial Vehicles

    mechanic balancing a tire in the auto shop

    Two things matter when mounting new tires on your truck or commercial vehicle. First, you want it done right. Second, you want it done fast. For both, R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA has you covered.

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