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Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 12th, 2010 5:41pm

We all know that under inflated tires wear out more quickly. Under-inflation is also a major cause of tire failure. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of under-inflated tires. It's hard to tell when a radial tire is under-inflated. If your manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your tire is considered significantly under inflated at 26 pounds. The tire may not look low ...


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The Female Canadian Consumer Insight and AskPatty.Com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 2nd, 2010 4:00am

Recently AskPatty.com expanded into Canada and so, as the Director of Business Development for AskPatty.com, I have been interacting with many of the businesses in that country.  Having worked in Canada for many years, I am very familiar with the Canadians and with the Country. However, given the social and economic changes that women have experienced in the United States over the past decade, I thought it would be ...


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Tire Replacement

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 20th, 2010 10:13pm

You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter and the manager asks what size you need. Then your mind goes blank. Tire size can be confusing. There's so much on the side of the tire, and it's hard ...


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Join AskPatty's First-Ever Car Care Twitter Party For Tips And Fun Prizes!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 14th, 2010 11:35pm

Join AskPatty's first-ever Car Care Twitter Party for tips and fun prizes! We are so excited about our first-ever car care Twitter Party! Please come to @AskPatty  April 20, 2010 from 9pm to 10pm (EST)  to ask questions and get answers about car care, tips and maintenance, and car buying and selling.   Our event will be hosted by female automotive experts: * Debbie Van Schalkwyk, Global Pennzoil Brand Manager * ...


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Tire Reviews and Buying Tires

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 13th, 2010 9:00pm

American tire consumers can easily shop low prices when buying tires and auto care services. The Internet is a great place for consumers to get tire coupons, oil change coupons and automotive part rebates http://www.alltimeinfo.com/Art/4151/50/Tire-Reviews-and-Buying-Tires.html


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Winter Tires

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 1st, 2010 8:27pm

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of the public's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees. Twenty years ago, winter tires differed from highway tires only in their tread design. We called them snow tires back then and they had big, knobby lugs that were designed to give good traction in deep snow. ...


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Take Control of Your Car after College: Driving Tips for Women on the Move

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 10th, 2009 8:40am

Graduating from college brings on many new challenges. One thing young women don't take into consideration when moving away from home is car maintenance and driving conditions. Many of the women I know, including myself, relied on dads, brothers, boyfriends, or roommates to handle the maintenance of their cars or to drive during harsh conditions. But what happens after graduation when they are not there to help? Taking the time to ...


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Check your Tire Pressure Once a Month - BlogHer09 Swag

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 22nd, 2009 6:32pm

At BlogHer09 AskPatty will be giving away mini tire pressure gauge key rings to remind us all to "Check your Tire Pressure One a Month." Keeping your tires inflated properly helps retain the fuel economy, save money on rising gas prices and is a big safety issue during summer travel. Under-inflated tires can contribute to blow-outs while driving on hot summer roads! A tire is a pneumatic system, which supports a vehicle’s load. ...


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AskPatty Launches Enhanced Certified Female Friendly Training for Car Dealerships, Tire Dealers and Automotive Service and Repair Centers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 15th, 2009 7:55pm

AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly online interactive training design and functionality are another industry first for Tire Dealers and Automotive Service and Repair Centers   Business Week reports that women make over 80 percent of the buying decisions in US households today. In effect, they have become nearly every family's chief purchasing officer ...


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AskPatty Ranked in the Top Ten at Blogged.com!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 4th, 2008 9:46pm

Blogged.com editors recently reviewed AskPatty and gave it a 9.6 score out of 10, placing AskPatty blog in the top ten in the Shopping/Automotive category of Blogged.com! This is quite an achievement, especially considering that we are in fifth place behind Autoblog, Wired: Autopia, Jalopnik, and KickingTires! We're very proud to be ranked so highly and among such awesome automotive company! AskPatty.com was ...


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