Heisley Tire & Brake Inc.
(440) 357-9797
5893 Heisley Road, Mentor Ohio 44060


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Services Provided


Services Provided

Road Force Tire Balancing 

Suspensions & Alignments 

ABS Brake Specialists

Oil Changes 

Life Time Warranty Muffler 

Exhaust & Converters 

Unbeatable Quality 

Featuring the Most Wanted Brands of Tires & Custom Wheels

Towing

On site Flat Repair

Lock Outs (get you in your car when you lock your keys in the car)

Out of Gas

Car Detailing

AND MUCH MUCH MORE!!!!


TIRE AND BRAKE TIPS

HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU NEED NEW TIRES?

You need to be aware of a couple things when deciding if you need new tires: tread wear, exposure to the elements and tire age.

TREAD WEAR

With this easy test, a penny can buy you peace of mind when it comes to your tires and safety.  Place a penny head first into several tread grooves across the tire.  If you always see the top of Lincoln's head, your treads are shallow and worn.  If this is the case, your tires need to be replaced.  If part of Lincoln's head is always covered by the tread, you have more than 2/32 of an inch of tread depth remaining.  This means you probably don't need new tires.

TIRE AGE

How old are your tires?  Regardless of tread wear, vehicle manufacturers generally recommend you replace your tires at six years.  Most tire manufacturers recommend you replace your tires at 10 years.  Check the manufacturer's recommendations on your specific tires.

I NEED NEW TIRES

When it's time to change your tires,  Heisley Tire & Brake wants to make purchasing a new set as simple as possible.  We have the best selection of quality tires to fit your vehicle, your budget and your driving style.  From economy to ultra high performance tires - in the size you need from brands you trust, including our well-known Bridgestone and Firestone brands - you can find what you need right here. 

TIME FOR BRAKE SERVICE?

There are several warning signs that your vehicle can give you before your brakes may reach the point of potential failure of extensive repair.  Simply using your sense of hearing, sight and touch may alert you to a potential problem.  Here are some of the common questions you should ask yourself concerning your vehicle's brake system:

 Does your brake warning light come on when you are driving

 Is your brake fluid low?  Does it appear very dirty?

 Do you hear a grinding sound or a squealing sound when you apply the brake pedal?

 Do you feel a pulsation or some sponginess in the brake pedal when it is depressed?

 Does your vehicle steer or pull to on side when braking?

These are the most common signs that can suggest a potential brake system problem that should be addressed.  Any other sights, sounds or sensations in the brake system that seem out of the ordinary should also be taken into consideration.  Most times, brake system problems will only escalate if disregarded.

 

OIL CHANGE TIPS

Changing your oil according to your vehicle manufacturer's recommendation is perhaps the single most important maintenance that you can perform to keep your vehicle running. As the parts in your engine work together, they create tremendous heat through friction.  Without oil, the heat would actually melt these parts together.  By having oil in your vehicle, it keeps the moving parts of your engine lubricated and reduces the heat.  Motor oil also contains special additives to help the engine work more efficiently.To Make sure your engine is protected at all times, your vehicle manufacturerrecommends changing the oil and oil filter regularly.  This will keep your engine working its best and may avoid costly repairs down the road. At Heisley Tire & Brake Inc., we have several oil change services to protect your engine.

TRANSMISSION SERVICE TIPS

Repairing or replacing your transmission can be one of the most expensive repairs you may have to make on your vehicle.  Maintaining your transmission according to your vehicle manufacturer's recommendations, not only prolongs its life but it can prevent a costly repair or breakdown in the future. To help maintain a safe and constant operating temperature, your vehicle uses transmission fluid to cool and lubricate the moving parts. The fluid reduces the amount of potentially damaging heat inside the transmission and helps increase the life of this important system. Traditional transmission service only drains and replaces about 40% of the total fluid in the transmission.  Partial fluid replacement may lead to increased heat build up and transmission failure in the future.