After winter, checking each tire is important for the overall safety of you and your passengers. There are several things that will need to be inspected and looked over. Always remember that the best way to help prevent an issue is to bring the vehicle in for regular maintenance. If you are not sure when this schedule should be, you can contact us. We will be able to advise you on a proper schedule that the vehicle should be checked. Also, we can recommend when certain tire maintenance tasks should be done as well. This way your vehicle can have a safe and reliable drive.
Checking the Tires
You will want to check the air pressure for each tire on a regular basis. This is important because the tires should be at the correct air pressure so they last longer. It will also reduce damage to them in the long run. When the temperature is colder, the air in the tires will decrease. If you notice that the tires are doing this on a regular basis, then contact us. This way you can reduce the chance of a flat or the tire blowing when you are driving. Also remember to check the spare tire of your vehicle. Incase you need it when driving.
Having the tires properly aligned and rotated is also beneficial. This will help improve the longevity and life of them as you drive. If you notice that the tread is wearing unevenly, this can be caused by poor alignment. If you continue to drive like this, you can cause more damage to them. This will also result in a costly repair bill. You can also check the tread wear by placing 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. Make sure to contact us if you notice that the tread is not even.