Balance & Alignment
To avoid vibration or shaking of the vehicle when a tire rotates, the tire must be properly balanced. This balance is achieved by positioning weights on the wheel to counterbalance heavy spots on the wheel-and-tire assembly.
A wheel alignment adjusts the angles of the wheels so that they are positioned correctly relative to the vehicle's frame. This adjustment maximizes the life of your tires and prevents your car from veering to the right or left when driving on a straight, level road.
Let our qualified technicians here at Fussell Tire perform your balance & alignment maintenance.
A plug by itself is not an acceptable repair. The proper repair of a punctured tire requires a plug for the hole and a patch for the area inside the tire that surrounds the puncture hole. The repair material used - for example, a "combination patch and plug" repair - must seal the inner liner and fill the injury to be considered a permanent repair.
Punctures through the tread can be repaired if they are not too large, but punctures to the sidewall should not be repaired.
Tires must be removed from the rim to be properly inspected before being plugged and patched.
Let our qualified technicians hare at Fussell Tire inspect and repair your punctured tires.
Rotating tires from front to back and from side to side can reduce irregular wear (for vehicles that have tires that are all the same size). Visit Fussell Tire for information on how frequently the tires on your vehicle should be rotated and the best pattern for rotation.
To maintain tire safety, purchase new tires that are the same size as the vehicle's original tires or another size recommended by the manufacturer. Look at the tire information placard, the owner's manual, or the sidewall of the tire you are replacing to find this information. If you have any doubt about the correct size to choose, consult the professional technicians at Fussell Tire.
The tire tread provides the gripping action and traction that prevent your vehicle from slipping or sliding, especially when the road is wet or icy. In general, tires are not safe and should be replaced when the tread is worn down to 1/16 of an inch. Tires have built-in tread wear indicators that let you know when it is time to replace your tires.
These indicators are raised sections spaced intermittently in the bottom of the tread grooves. When they appear "even" with the outside of the tread, it is time to replace your tires.
Another method for checking tread depth is to place a penny in the tread with Lincoln's head upside down and facing you. If you can see the top of Lincoln's head, you are ready for new tires.
To learn more about the services we offer please contact Fussell Tire at 919-362-9094 Or visit our shop located at 416 Center St Apex, NC 27502.
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The staff is always friendly and knowedgeable. They provide excellent service at a reasonable cost. Best of all you can trust them to do honest work for you not like some big name tire dealers.
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Showed up for some same day service, in and out within 2 hours. Great customer service and technicians seemed very knowledgeable
I'm thrilled with the results of my recent alignment - thanks for making a 40 year old Corvette drive like new again. Only a family owned/local business can provide that kind of care, competence and customer service consistently. I look forward to doing business again soon.
Always a pleasure to find a local family business that meets my needs. Kent and Teresa are fine folks. All work done to my satisfaction.
I went in for an inspection. The lady at the front desk, Theresa was very kind and professional. She thoroughly answered all my questions which I had quite a few. The inspector Justin was very thoroughly and efficient. It was overall great customer service care and automotive service.
Love this place! Nice folks, can walk from my house and they always get me in and out quickly! Wouldn't trust my little truck "Tinkbell" to anyone else :-)
Service was so quick, my car was on jacks in less than a minute of me pulling in the lot. Everyone was friendly. Prices great. I will be back and tell friends.
Fussell Tire Sales & Service always has friendly, knowledgeable staff, and the service is fast and excellent. I always get my tires from them, and I have never had a bad experience there. I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for a great auto repair shop!
The service I received was courteous, professional, fast, and economical. No complaints at all!!!