FAQ | Sims Automotive Repair


How often should I rotate my tires?

We recommend rotating your tires with every oil change on modern vehicles as most oil changes occur every 7,000 miles. This is an effective way to remember to rotate your tires.

How often should I balance my tires?

You should balance your tires with every other oil change.

How often should I have a wheel alignment?

Wheel alignments should be done every time you purchase tires, when your steering is not straight, and when you have a hard impact such as hitting a pothole.

How often should I service my front and rear differential under normal driving conditions?

You should have your front and rear differential serviced every 30,000 miles.

How often should I service my transmission under normal driving conditions?

Your transmission should be serviced every 50,000 to 80,000 miles depending on the type of transmission fluid your vehicle requires.

How often should I flush my engine's cooling systems?

We recommend flushing your engine cooling system every 40,000 miles.

How often should I check the air in my tires?

If your vehicle does not have a tire pressure light, you should check your tire pressure every 1,500 miles. If your vehicle has a tire pressure light, we recommend having your tire pressure checked when the light come on.

What is the 5% off discount applied to?

Our 5% off discount is applicable to labor only.