December, 2018

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AYRES Muffler Brake and Alignment Works on Fleet Trucks

2004 Ford Ranger XLT work truck

Robert A. Kelly Tree Service brought us this 2004 Ford Ranger XLT work truck. As the customer understands the importance of having his trucks up and running when he needs them, the customer brought this truck in during his slow season to have a complete inspection including the brakes and exhaust system.

No matter when your “off” season may be, take advantage and give us a call to inspect your work vehicles before you really need them!

You and your passenger’s safety and comfort are important to Ayres Muffler Brake and Alignment. We treat all your vehicles like they are our own. Give us a call or stop by anytime. We always offer free inspections on:

  • Tires
  • Brakes
  • Scans (error codes)
  • Front Ends

AYRES Muffler Brake and Alignment Wants to Remind Our Customers on the Importance of Regular Tire Rotations and Checks

Burnett Electric brought us this 2000 Chevy 3500 work / fleet truck

Burnett Electric brought us this 2000 Chevy 3500 work / fleet truck as a prime example of the importance of fully checking your tires on a regular basis. As you can see in this close up photo the left side of the tread looks fine the right side of the tire is completely bald.

Burnett Electric brought us this 2000 Chevy 3500 work / fleet truck

As the weather continues to worsen and the roads get wet and icy, this could have been an accident waiting to happen!

AYRES Muffler Brake and Alignment’s certified technicians took the front end apart to diagnose the cause of this unusual wear and found multiple loose parts in the front end. Our car care technicians also noted the front brakes were at 1/32 which is almost steel on steel. After, AYRES Muffler Brake and Alignment front end specialist explained all of his concerns to the customer, the customer decided to have us do an alignment, replace both front tires and the brakes.

If you have a fleet of vehicles or just your daily commuter and you don’t remember the last time your tires were rotated or just want to feel a little safer on the roads as the weather continues to get colder, call AYRES Muffler Brake and Alignment for an appointment today.

You and your passenger’s safety and comfort are important to Ayres Muffler Brake and Alignment. We treat all your vehicles like they are our own. Give us a call or stop by anytime. We always offer free inspections on:

  • Tires
  • Brakes
  • Scans (error codes)
  • Front Ends

The Perils of Hunting!

2011 Toyota Tacoma brake line

The owner of this 2011 Toyota Tacoma was out in the back-country elk hunting and had a nasty run in with a snow bank. The right rear brake line was ripped apart. Luckily the owner was able to come up with a temporary solution to complete his hunt and make it home safely.

The owner requested our certified car care technicians replace all of his flex hoses with steel braided hoses. They are stronger, but we do not guarantee they will survive the back-country. The photo above to the right shows the old flex hoses on the left side of the truck.

You and your passenger’s safety and comfort are important to Ayres Muffler Brake and Alignment. We treat all your vehicles like they are our own. Give us a call or stop by anytime. We always offer free inspections on:

  • Tires
  • Brakes
  • Scans (error codes)
  • Front Ends

AYRES Muffler Brake and Alignment Can Align Motorhomes

Motorhome Alignment

Motorhomes need their alignment checked on a regular basis just like your car does. Schedule it now so in the spring you won’t have to wait! As part of an alignment AYRES Muffler Brake and Alignment certified technicians check the condition of your tires, tire pressure, ball joints/king pins, tie rod ends, steering linkage, brakes and more to ensure you will be safe out on the road.

This 2006 Winnebago was brought in by A1 Body Shop and RV Repair. It had some minor front end damage and they brought it to us to align before returning to the customer.

You and your passenger’s safety and comfort are important to Ayres Muffler Brake and Alignment. We treat all your vehicles like they are our own. Give us a call or stop by anytime. We always offer free inspections on:

  • Tires
  • Brakes
  • Scans (error codes)
  • Front Ends