Two Important Things To Know About Your Vehicle's Brake Pads

Most Wilkes Barre drivers don't give their brake pads much thought until they're brakes become noisy or stop performing like they should. Although these components seem quite simple, they play a very active role in slowing and stopping your vehicle. At Ken Pollock Alfa Romeo, we're committed to sharing information that helps stress the importance of good brake maintenance. By ensuring that your brake pads are always in excellent condition, you can enjoy shorter stopping distances and higher levels of safety.

What Brake Pads Are

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How Does Winter Car Care Sound?

Does your car's heater and defroster work? Drivers won't know until they turn the system on, and they might not do so until the first day of winter. That would be a bad time to discover the system isn't working the way it should. Drivers who engage in winter care steps might check the system long before winter winds roll into Wilkes Barre. There are other steps a savvy driver might take.

Coolant used to be known as "antifreeze" for a reason, and the radiator needs it. Getting the levels checked and any old fluid replaced should…

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Help Others Stay Warm This Winter With Our Annual Coat Drive

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If you've been thinking of ways to help your community this winter, now is a great opportunity for you to do that with our coat drive. Wilkes-Barre drivers know that with the unrelenting grip of COVID-19, so many families are finding it tough to get new or slightly used warm jackets. We want to help by offering a way for those in need to get coats that protect them from the elements. If you want to help those in need, come to our coat drive and donate to help a neighbor in need.

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Vehicle Travel Tips for Your Pets

Whether you just need to take your pet to the vet in Wilkes-Barre, PA or you are going on a longer trip, it is important to know how to travel safely with pets in your vehicle. Here at Ken Pollock Alfa Romeo, we have some suggestions that will keep everyone safe and comfortable.

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Are There Benefits to Changing Your Tires for the Winter Season?

Winter isn't too far away, which means now is the time to come into Ken Pollock Alfa Romeo for some routine maintenance and service. One part of your vehicle that we pay close attention to is your tires. If you're looking for ultimate traction on a variety of different road surfaces, winter tires are a beneficial investment. You can also opt for an all-season variety if you'd like something that's a bit more affordable. You don't remove all-season tires at any point during the year.

Winter tires are designed with a chunkier and thicker tread…

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Winter Windshield Wiper Blades Offer Greater Visibility

There are many types of wiper blades available that fit all of the vehicles manufactured today. However, during the winter, the harsh ice and snow present a greater challenge that becomes easier when using wiper blades made especially for the climate.

Winter blades are known as beam wipers. They are specially created for temperatures that dip below freezing plus the precipitation that occurs during winter. The blades are curved to conform to the windshield and consist of a solid piece of durable rubber. The rubber is attached to a solid metal frame for easy installation. 

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Car Seat Safety Check at Ken Pollock Tire and Auto Center

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Join us Tuesday, September 22nd to have your car seat checked by the Pennsylvania State Police!
Did you know three out of four car seats are not used or installed correctly? And when correctly used child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71 percent!
Make sure your little ones are safe and sound for upcoming winter weather! 

88 Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 
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The New Alfa Romeo Tonale Concept Vehicle

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•  The Alfa Romeo plug-in hybrid premium compact SUV made its debut at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show
•  Distinctive features of Italian style are projected into the future, striking the perfect blend of valued heritage and anticipation of a new evolution for Alfa Romeo
•  In keeping with the Alfa Romeo Brand's DNA, every detail is designed according to the driver's needs
•  Tonale premium compact SUV concept is the Alfa Romeo Brand's take on electrification: state-of-the-art technology and enticing driving dynamics
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