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Keeping Your Brakes Healthy

February 3rd, 2015

Brake Repair Bloomington, IL

“Never put off until tomorrow what can be done today.” This can truly be said of your vehicle’s braking system. Keep your family’s safety in mind and don’t put them the risk of faulty or worn out brakes. Don Owen Tire in Bloomington, IL has a few tips on how to tell if your vehicle needs brake repair.

An easy thing to check is your brake pads. Look for uneven wear, and see if there is enough “padding” left on the brake pad. Your brake pads are what makes contact and applies pressure and friction to the rotors. That pressure and friction is what stops the vehicle. So it goes without saying that if your brake pads are worn down to the rotors, your vehicle is likely not to come to a stop when your foot is pressing the pedal. Damaged brake pads should be repl ...[more]

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10 Ways to Get Better Gas Mileage

January 28th, 2015

Who doesn’t want better gas mileage these days? Maximizing your fuel efficiency will not only save you money, it is better for your vehicle and the environment! With some proper maintenance, and simple tips and tricks, you can make fewer trips to the pump, which will be friendlier on your car, and your wallet.

  • Tires - The right tires for your driving conditions are important. For the best gas mileage choose low rolling resistance tires. These are designed to maximize fuel efficiency and performance by increasing the tire’s grip on the road. Tires for racing and oversized off-roading tires are designed only for specific uses, and shouldn’t be used as your vehicle’s primary tires.

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Turn Back the Clock on Auto Repair

October 6th, 2014

auto repair bloomington ilConsult trusted technicians of Don Owen Tire in Bloomington, IL for outstanding auto repair and tire services to prepare for seasonal changes with harsher driving conditions. As Daylight Savings Time comes to an end, drivers are forced to commute in darker, less favorable travel conditions that present many dangerous obstructions not problematic during other seasons. Don Owen Tire looks forward to assisting customers in the Bloomington and Normal, IL areas with improving vehicle safety and dependability this winter.

Simple auto repair and tire services can quickly strengthen vehicle operations and ensure functionality is operating at peak performance. From oil changes to brake repair, Don Owen Tire’s expert staff can easily diagnose issues and prepare vehicles to sustain drivability through long winter mo ...[more]

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Beat the Heat with Air Conditioning Repair

July 7th, 2014

air conditioning repair bloomington ilEscape the blazing sun of summer with Don Owen Tire, Bloomington, IL’s one stop destination for all air conditioning and auto repair during these hot summer months. Working diligently to provide customers with the best selection of auto repair and current services, Don Owen Tire is prepared for summer with $89.95 auto air conditioning recharge at both locations. Together with Don Owen Tire, never allow a small problem to transform into a major repair. Maintaining air conditioning repairs routinely is typically quick and economical, while a larger auto repair may not be.

Consequently, as an air conditioning system begins to age, scheduling maintenance and resolving small issues will save both time and money for the future of any vehicle. If the air conditionin ...[more]

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It's Time for Spring Auto Maintenance

April 14th, 2014

auto repair Bloomington, IL

Online studies show that over 77% of Americans are planning to take spring and summer vacations this year. Before you set out for the open road in the family car, be sure to follow these tips from your local Don Owen Tire in Bloomington, IL for spring auto maintenance to make your vehicle is vacation ready!                   

1.       Check your windshield wipers: Springtime is commonly known as the rainy season in most parts of the U.S. Keep your family safe by inspecting your windshield wipers to make sure they are not leaving dangerous streaks across your windshield.

2.       Check your ...[more]

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DON OWEN TIRE PROVIDING ADDED SAVINGS - Save BIG with added discounts on automotive maintenance

November 9th, 2013
Don Owen Tire, a locally owned and operated automotive service center and one-stop tire shop, has announced bigger savings for a limited time on select automotive maintenance services.
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Don Owen Tire Offers Unbeatable Deals

October 31st, 2012

Locally owned and family operated Bloomington area Tire and Automotive Service Center Don Owen Tire has provided its communities with unbeatable service and great deals on quality tires since 1986. With two locations providing quality service by highly trained technicians, Don Owen Tire has fast, friendly, reliable car-care to keep their customers on the road.

Now through the end of December 2012, Don Owen Tire has exclusive deals on service and maintenance with coupons printable on their website. Save $15 on any brake service or $10 off of any alignment. Take advantage of the battery special and receive $10 off a new battery plus FREE installation. With savings on a Coolant Flush Service, customers can receive $10 off a comprehensive inspection, flush, and refill to the coolant system. For more savings, the current Rotate and Balance Special is only $24.95 for tire rotation, balance, and tire pressure check. Check out all these savings and more on Don Owen Tire’ ...[more]

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Don Owen Tire Celebrates 25 Years!

January 31st, 2011
Don Owen Tire Service Celebrates 25 years June 2011: Family Owned and Operated Don and his wife, Carole, opened Don Owen Tire Service, Inc. on June 2, 1986. For Don, selling tires was second nature with 23 years experience in the retail and wholesale tire business. Carole was new to the tire business but her organizational skills as a former teacher complimented Don and the business. Taking a chance as entrepreneurs on that second day of June 1986 25 years ago they founded their business on these simple standards: quality products, professional service at a reasonable price.
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Firestone Introduces The FS507+

January 27th, 2011
The Firestone FS507 PLUS is now available for sale in four sizes of varying load range. This new, premium fuel efficient steer/all position tire is SmartWay-verified, CARB compliant, and is suitable for long-haul and regional use. With this latest launch, our Firestone Smart-Way lineup for steer, drive and trailer wheel positions is now complete.
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Does your car have an annoying shake or vibration? We can help smooth out your ride with our Hunter Road Force Balancer

January 27th, 2011
Does your car have an annoying shake or vibration? We can help smooth out your ride with our Hunter Road Force Balancer The Hunter Road Force Balancer is very helpful in finding tire and wheel vibration issues as found on Hunter's website here is why it can help smooth out your ride:
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