Checking each tire is important to help keep the vehicle operating efficiently. As long as the tires are inspected, and up to the best condition, you can have a reliable ride. Having the air pressure inspected for the tires will help you to have a comfortable drive. If the tires are over inflated or under inflated, it can cause issues overall. Tires that are over inflated may pick up sharp objects on the road. If they are under inflated then the tires may blow out when you least suspect it. You will also want to make sure to check the spare tire. This is important because you may need it if a regular tire has damage.
Checking the Tires
Remember to check the tread wear of each tire as well. Place a penny upside down in the groove of the tread. If you can see the top of Lincoln’s head, then the tread has worn down. When checking the tread, you will want to check each tire. Check various parts of each tire as well. If the tread is wearing unevenly, then if will be reflected when you use the penny. When you notice this, make sure to schedule an appointment so we can inspect each tire. We will check the alignment to ensure that the tires are positioned correctly.
Besides an alignment, also make sure to have the tires rotated regularly as well. By having them rotated, they can wear more evenly. Parts that might wear can be rotated to the opposite side. If you are not sure when the tires should be rotated, make sure to contact us. We can advise you on when the tires should be rotated and inspected. Doing so will help you to have a reliable and comfortable ride for your vehicle. It will also help prevent costly repairs in the long run.