Tire Care – How to Maintain Your Tire and Perform Inspection

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 […]

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Why Tire Sidewalls Turn Brown and How to Prevent It

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.

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Why Do My Car Tires Sound Loud?

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.

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How Long Can Used Tires Last?

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 […]

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Why Are My Back Tires Cupping?

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.

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