Auto Care Tire Tips in Reno

Auto Care Tire Tips in Reno

Vehicle performance and safety is the key to prolonging the life of your vehicle. So, let’s talk auto care when it comes to your tires. Have they been inspected lately?  

auto care 2According to an article at, “Need New Tires”

“The performance of your car tires is not only critical to the safety of your car, but also to the performance and efficiency as well. By knowing the telling signs of your tires wear and tear, it is easier to indicate whether they need replacing or not. One way to determine if your tires are going bad is to take a close look at the tread depth. By using a tread depth indicator, you are able to gage when the tread is worn. If your tire tread is down to 1/16th of an inch, then it is time to think about purchasing new tires. Additionally, you should check for cracks or cuts in your tires sidewall. The more miles your tires have driven the more likely there are to be cracks and blemishes. Noticing a bulge in your tire’s sidewall will also indicate that a weak spot has developed and should be fixed immediately. If you notice irregular or uneven tread wear, this could mean that your wheel alignment might need to be altered through a tire rotation. Having an improper alignment or worn suspension can dramatically shorten the life of your tires. By checking your tires on a regular basis, you are able to catch problems sooner, keeping more money in your pocket.

How to Take Care of Your Car Tires

Proper tire care is simple. By doing a monthly tire inspection, you can potentially save yourself a lot of money. By having your tire pressure checked by our technicians, we will be able to tell if there is a hole or leak, which could lead to flats and accidents. A modest jolt from hitting a curb or pothole can throw your tire out of alignment. By having us align and rotate your tires periodically you can ensure that there will be less wear and tear on your wheels, allowing for longer driving time. Also, by regularly checking your tire’s tread for any unusual wear, you can note and fix any problems you might see before things get worse and more dangerous. Tires for your car can be very expensive. However, by making an effort to do a routine checkup on your vehicle, you can help to prolong the life of your tires. This will help your car to run more smoothly.” To read the entire article click here.

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