Encino Tire & Service
Your Neighborhood Tire Store
Are your tires bald? Is your car pulling to one side? Encino Tire and Service in Encino, California (formerly known as Sherman Oaks Tire & Service), offers all the auto services and tires you need, right here under one roof. We stock tires for cars, trucks, SUVs, vans, and more. Don’t know what size tire your vehicle needs? Let us help call (818) 654-8830. In need of vehicle repair or maintenance? We offer mounting, balancing, repairs and rotations. For the list of repairs we offer, view our services page. To complement our large selection of tires, we also offer a vast collection of custom wheels to fit every vehicle you own, a luxury sedan, heavy-duty truck, comfy SUV, or performance vehicle we have the right aftermarket wheels to meet your needs. We have been serving customers from Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys and the entire San Fernando Valley since 2002. Stop in and see why we are the area’s leading auto service provider.
Bad roads can be your wheels’ worst enemy. If you drive down poorly maintained roads, drive through pot holes, or even hit a curb, your alignment can be greatly affected. This can cause even the slightest, tiniest alignment issue, which can accelerate uneven tire wear.
If your brakes squeal or grind, grab causing jerky stops or your warning light flashes it may be time for a free brake system inspection. We service brakes on both foreign and domestic cars and trucks, and we also specialize in repairing and diagnosing ABS(Anti-Lock) brake systems.
A car’s suspension system allows for a smooth ride over rough roads, while ensuring the tires remain in contact with the ground and that body roll is minimized. It allows the car to travel smoothly over bumps in the road by absorbing and dissipating kinetic energy from the point of contact.
Most manufactures recommend that you change your vehicle’s oil and oil filter every 3 months or every 3,000 miles, whichever comes first.
Checking fluid levels regularly and changing the fluids and filters periodically can minimize the risks of breakdowns and prolong the life of the engine, transmission, cooling system and brakes. So if you are driving a “maintenance challenged” vehicle, isn’t it about time to start paying closer attention to the fluids and filters?
A tune-up (also known as a major service) is regular maintenance performed on an automobile, or more generally, any internal combustion engine. Most automobile manufacturers recommend a tune-up be performed at an interval of 30,000 miles or two years, whichever comes first.Most manufactures recommend that you change your vehicle’s oil and oil filter every 3 months or every 3,000 miles, whichever comes first.
The timing belt is a rubber belt located in the engine compartment behind the drive belts. Its job is to keep the crankshaft in sync with the camshaft(s), ensuring the proper timing and operation of the engine valves and therein, the engine.
On-board diagnostics (OBD) is an automotive term referring to a vehicle’s self-diagnostic and reporting capability. OBD systems give the vehicle owner or repair technician access to the status of the various vehicle subsystems.