The tires are the only thing between the vehicle and the road. When they are properly inflated and in good condition, the handling, stability and safety of the vehicle will be maximized. Conversely, when the tires are under inflated, worn out or damaged, all of the safety systems on the vehicle cannot overcome the loss […]
We know you’ve heard it before, but it’s critical enough to bear repeating. It’s also a bit daunting, too, that the tires on a vehicle are the one single link to the road surface. Think about that for a moment. You can have the most powerful engine, the most sophisticated transmission, the most elaborate super-trick […]
Tire Safety: Check Your Tires for Wear and Tear May 26, 2015 carcare.org It only takes a penny to see if your tires are worn or losing tread. Examining your tires for wear and tear, along with checking tire pressure and alignment, are essential to ensuring your vehicle’s safety on the road and helping to […]
June 2, 2014 BY: carcare.org Maintaining your vehicle’s tires is not only essential to getting better gas mileage, but it is also crucial to ensuring safety on the road. To maximize tire life, the Car Care Council recommends checking tire condition and pressure regularly, and there is no better time to start than National Tire […]
Tire rotations are typically done every 15,000 miles. During your tire rotation we also inspect the vehicle’s rotors, brake lines, brake pads, calipers, and wheel tread.
Tire Inflation: Tires are one of the most important and often overlooked components of our cars. Tires are the only things that attach our cars to the road, and tire problems affect your car’s ride comfort, handling and safety. Here are some simple tire safety tips to help keep you and your car’s occupants safe. […]
Low Tire Pressure Wastes Money and Energy, Causes Pollution and Accidents When tires are not inflated to the ponds per square inch (PSI) rating recommended by manufacturers, they are less “round” and require more energy to begin moving and to maintain speed. As such, under-inflated tires do indeed contribute to pollution and increase fuel costs. […]
There are two important ways to maximize the life of your tires. They are wheel balancing and tire rotation. Tire Rotation As your car drives through turns, the front tires wear down. Front tires wear down more than rear ones for that reason. When we rotate your tires we are moving them around so that […]