Buckhead Tire & Auto Repair Blog

Why Are Tires Loud Sometimes?

Tires Atlanta, GATire noise, the monotonous drone of rubber on pavement, can be the most annoying sound you ever heard. Some tires are relatively quiet and unobtrusive, some make a hypnotic hum, and others create a din so loud that makes it hard to even carry on a conversation inside the vehicle. Why are some tires so darn noisy? At Goodyear of Buckhead in Atlanta, GA, we get that question rather often.

 Let’s analyze that, using a little bit of tire science and physics.

A big part of the noise level of tires is tied into “pattern noise.” The noise occurs because air is continually trapped and released in the grooves and voids of the tread itself as the tire rolls along the pavement. As a general rule, tires that have a lug or block tread pattern, as in light truck or mud-terrain tires, tend to have a noticeably higher noise l ...

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Is Your Car Ready for Summer?

Auto Repair in Atlanta, GASpring is a great time to schedule maintenance and auto repair for improved safety and vehicle performance! Prepare for summer heat and road trips with Goodyear of Buckhead in Atlanta, GA. Let’s go over a few ideas on getting your car ready for upcoming travel: 
Oil Changes: Of all the auto repair we do at Goodyear of Buckhead, oil changes are one of the most common, and for good reason. Oil changes at regular intervals are a great way to get the most miles out of your vehicle. When you’re headed out on vacation, the miles pile up much faster than you might think! Can’t remember when your last oil change was? Give us a call and let us do this routine auto repair in Atlanta, GA. 
Tire Rotation: Like oil changes, tire rotations are a very common mainte ...
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