As with all the moving parts of your vehicle, the need for replacement of tires is inevitable with use.
Yes, the depth of the tread helps to evaluate how worn the tires are. However, other tire wear details can expose issues such as: neglected intervals of tire balancing and/or tire rotations, underinflation, overinflation, misalignment, and damage or underperformance of various suspension components.
- Excessive tread wear
- Uneven tread wear
- Bulges on the tire sidewalls
- Cracking in the tire sidewalls
- Foreign objects piercing any part of the tire
- Tires have not been rotated or balanced for over 6 months
- Additional air needed frequently
- Noticeable decrease in your fuel economy
- Rotate and balance tires every 4,000 – 6,000 miles
- Check tire pressure monthly instead of waiting for a tire sensor warning light to avoid unnecessary wear
- Opt for manufacturer recommended tires OR something better
Be on the lookout for signs of an underperforming suspension system such as:
- Vehicle is tilting
- Uneven tire wear
- Overly bouncy ride
- Short answer – YES!!
- Long answer – Absolutely; we offer a number of tire services including:
Mount and balance
Dismount and inspection
Plugging and patching if suitable
Rebalancing of tire and wheel assembly