Tire care plays an important role to keeping your car on the road. These may include: Looking for tread wear to its minimum depth Tire damages such as punctures, cuts, cracks, bulges, bubbles or abuse Suspension and engine problems such as rattling Tire air pressure (over-inflation or under-inflation) Tire balance Tire rotation and alignment Vehicle […]
Cupped tires are usually a sign of: Loose, worn, or bent shock absorbers/suspension parts. Unbalanced or runout tires. Misaligned wheels. Poor-quality tires.
Tire sidewalls turn brown mainly because of an element added to the rubber called antiozonant. It saves tires from premature drying and cracking due to the process of oxidation. Tire browning is usually called blooming. It’s a continuing process that can be prevented by thoroughly cleaning and protecting the tires.
You can hear a tire squeal when turning corners if: They are underinflated. They are worn out or wear unevenly. The wheels are misaligned. There’s an issue with the wheel, steering, and/or suspension elements.
All car tires lose air over time, and there are normal and abnormal causes for it.
If your car tires sound loud, there may be two kinds of causes: normal and abnormal. The normal causes include: Tire type, size, and tread peculiarities. Road conditions. Driving conditions and habits.
Front tires wear on outside edge due to wheel misalignment. It may be caused by the suspension moving out of its proper position, however, other car parts may be the reason.
Normally, used tires last 2-5 years if bought in adequate condition. A 2-year-old tire with no damage, patches, uneven wear, and with about 8/32” tread left, may last for good 5 years. A 4-year-old tire with 5/32” tread left, and without any significant plugs or cuts, may last a further 2 years. The lifespan of […]
Back tire cupping occurs due to one of the following reasons: Worn shock absorbers or suspension parts Wheel misalignment Tire imbalance or runout Poor quality of tires.
Tires need to be rotated regularly so they last longer and have even wear. However, many drivers tend to overlook the procedure, endangering themselves and their vehicles.