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Tire Care and Safety: Replacing Old Tires

Replacing old tires can be a huge hassle. If you’re dealing with uneven front or rear tire wear, here are some things to keep in mind: Tire Care and Safety As the only point of contact between the road and your car, tires have a big impact on a vehicle’s overall health, handling, and safety. […]

How often do I need to get my tires rotated?

Tires are a critical part of your car’s safety and performance. Rotating your tires simply repositions them in specific patterns to prevent wear and, in some cases, it may even be required under your tire’s warranty agreement. In this article, we’ll talk about why it’s worth the cost. What does a tire rotation do? Tire […]

Here’s Why Bald Tires Are Dangerous

Recently, a customer came into the shop with a pretty serious problem– they were experiencing intense rattling at highway speeds of about 70-75 MPH. The culprit? Bald tires. What are “bald” tires? When tires go “bald,” it means that their tread has been worn to the point of being smooth– and it’s a big safety […]

Some Common Signs of Irregular Tire Wear

Irregular wear on tires can be indicative of a serious problem. There are several types of irregular wear. The most typical ones are heel and toe wear, one side wear, center wear, braking flat spots. Heel and Toe Wear Also called “saw-tooth” wear, this pattern is caused by normal usage with normal suspension settings. Cross-grooves […]

Bald Tires Are Dangerous!

Bald Tires caused a customer to experience a rattle coming from their car while at highway speeds (70-75 MPH). Upon completion of the technician’s inspection, we came to the conclusion that the customer’s vehicle needed all four tires! The tires were out of balance and bald; which was causing the vehicle to vibrate. Tires are a consistent […]