Mind these 5 things to better maintain your tires

05/24/2018

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Don’t take curves too fast and take the brakes with all force since doing these significantly contributes to your tire wear.

There is an agony every time we speak about repair or maintenance fees as the cost has augmented over time. This urges us, car users, to better deal with the fact. Some think about the cars which are cheapest and easiest to maintain while others acquire new driving skills to keep their cars more healthy.

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Today, with us, check out 5 things to better maintain your tires

Your tires are among the most susceptible parts in the car for they directly contact the road. Taking care of your car’s tires is important to help you elude regular and costly tire repair or maintenance fees. Today, with us, check out 5 things to better maintain your tires.

1. Regular tire rotation

To secure lasting smooth drives, it is essential to rotate your tire on a regular basis. How to schedule your tire rotations? It’s easy! Remember to rotate your tires whenever you change your oil (Read another article to learn When you should change the engine oil). A tire rotation means you swap the tires’ positions so that the tires wear more evenly as the front tires receive more pressure on the move.

Video: How to PROPERLY Rotate Your Tires

2. Regular wheel alignment

The proper wheel alignment guarantees your wheels are pointed in the correct direction. Make sure your wheel alignment is checked each time you rotate your tires for smooth drives and durable tires.

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The proper wheel alignment guarantees your wheels are pointed in the correct direction

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3. Make sure of proper tire pressure

A simple principle to remember is to check your tire pressure at least once a month. You should take milestone to better remember this, for example spending some minutes on every first Sunday of the month on checking tire pressure. With proper tire pressure, your tires can distribute even force from the car to the road. Everyone knows it is dismal to run with low tire pressure; overinflated tires also draw your car to problems, though, because they both make improper contact with the surface, then lead to uneven and premature tire wear. Consequently, the tire lifespan and gas mileage will suffers.

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With proper tire pressure, your vehicle runs balanced and smooth

4. Change your driving habits

While the others should be done in a routine, this one requires you to keep doing every day, so with time, it will become your instinct. Bear in mind to adopt the following driving habits which keep the mechanic away: Don’t take curves too fast and take the brakes with all force since doing these significantly contributes to  tire wear; Be aware of potholes which may make tire leaks and ruin wheel alignment as well; Stay clear of or speed down your car before puddles where deep potholes may lurk.

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Don’t take curves too fast and take the brakes with all force since doing these significantly contributes to your tire wear

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