Can Speed Bumps Damage Your Suspension?

Speed Bump or Speed Break? What Does the Suspension System Do? Let’s talk about your vehicle’s suspension system. You know it exists, but what does it do? This component group has two primary functions–to help you handle and control your car and to make your ride more comfortable. It includes all the parts that connect […]

When it Rains, Make Sure Your Tires Won’t Leave You All Wet

Are Your Tires Ready to Protect You in Wet Weather? Maintaining Traction when Roads are Wet Even though most drivers understand the importance of traction between their vehicles and the road, grip becomes an increasing concern when roads are wet. The consequences can be deadly if tires are too slick and/or the automobile hydroplanes. The […]

Pairing Wheel Alignment with Your New Tire Purchase — Auto Stop Elite

A Fresh Start Imagine purchasing a new set of shoes–only to wear them with a pair of dirty, unwashed socks! Chances are you wouldn’t do that, yet that’s the same concept some people apply when they purchase new tires and install them on misaligned wheels. While not every vehicle will need a complete alignment job […]

Explaining the Numbers on a Tire

What Do Tire Markings Mean? Tire repair can be a confusing process, but it’s one of the most critical components when it comes to auto repair. In this article, we will discuss what the tire’s letters and numbers mean. If you live in the Sterling, Virginia area and need professional tire repair, visit us at […]

Can My Tire Be Repaired?

Does Your Tire’s Damage Qualify? Dealing with tire damage and wondering if it can be repaired or if you need a replacement? It’s no surprise to the team at Auto Stop Elite in Sterling, Virginia that our customers want to save money on their car’s services wherever possible. Why replace a tire that can be […]