Whether you own a car, truck, or SUV, regular maintenance and repair is essential to keep your car running as long as possible. The same goes for your vehicle’s tires, but there’s a lot more to tire repair than making sure each tire is full of air. With the amount of stress that your tires are subjected to on a daily basis, it’s critical that yours will be able to keep you safe at all times. By following up on regular tire maintenance, you can make sure your car can safely take you wherever you need to go. Here are a few ways you can examine your tires and maintain optimum performance today.
Whether you haven’t thought much about your vehicle’s tire repair or need to schedule an appointment for your tires to be inspected, come see us at AutoStream Car Care Center today. We will have your car looked at by one of our certified technicians and let you know what recommendations we can provide for your vehicle.
When your tires lack the proper amount of air pressure, it can cause excessive heat and stress which can, in turn, lead to failure. Regularly checking that they are properly inflated not only keeps you safe, but can also help you get the most out of your vehicle. While each car is different, your vehicle’s manufacturer will specify how much air your tires need and the information can typically be found on the interior of your driver’s side door. Alternatively, you can also read your vehicle owner’s manual for the proper amount.
Regular tire rotation is something that a lot of automobile owners can forget to do. However, it is very important to be done regularly. Tire rotation can prevent your tires from developing irregular tread wear and save you from having to spend more money on new tires than necessary. While the frequency in which your tires should be rotated depends on your driving habits, most experts recommend tire rotation every 5,000 to 8,000 miles, but you can also check your vehicle owner’s manual for the mileage recommendations for your vehicle.
Above all, it’s important that you make time to visually inspect your tires whenever possible. Routinely checking your tires can help you identify any objects that may have punctured the tire and can also help you identify any bulges, gouges, or irregularities. Visual inspection also includes checking for unusual tread wear patterns, as well as tread depth. Quality tires should last your vehicle between three and five years, but variables such as climate and driving patterns can affect their overall lifespan.
At AutoStream Car Care Center, we want your vehicle to be a safe form of transportation for you and your passengers at all times. If we believe your tires are too worn or unsafe to travel on, we will bring it to your attention and provide you with tire repair recommendations of how we can affordably help you. Our goal is to always be your number one trusted mechanic in Woodstock, Maryland. Give us a call today at (410) 740-2305 to make an appointment or come see us at 10781 Birmingham Way and let’s get you back on the road.