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6 Tire Maintenance Tips

6 Tire Maintenance Tips

Whether you have plans for a weekend road trip or a drive to the mountains, your tires help get you there. So, tire maintenance is essential. A faulty tire can turn your dream trip into a dangerous nightmare. We’re sure you already know how to change a tire, but you may not need to with proper maintenance. Below are six tire maintenance tips to keep your tires in tip-top shape.  1. Check the Tire Pressure Maintaining tire pressure is the easiest way to extend the life of your tires. Tire pressure changes month to month due to seasonal weather changes. Having the wrong tire pressure leads to sluggish handling, increases wear, and can increase a tire blowout risk.  2. Get the Wheels Balanced Over time tires will become worn, and their weight distribution will change. A tire balance preserves vehicle suspension and maintains a smooth and comfortable ride. Most manufacturers recommend having the wheel balance every 3,000 to 6,000 miles. If the wheels aren’t balanced ... read more