One of the most important parts to inspect on the vehicle are the tires. The tires are the only part that connects the vehicle to the surface of the road. This is why it is necessary to keep the tires in the best condition possible. Having tires that are in ideal condition can help to provide you with a safe and reliable ride. It can also provide better fuel mileage when you travel. This can help to save you money at the pumps, as well as saving on repair bills. If the tires are in poor condition, it could result in other parts and components being worn down and damaged. There are some parts of the tires that will need to be inspected. This can help the vehicle to be as efficient and effective as possible when you drive.
The Air Pressure should be checked
One of the most important things to check on the tires is the air pressure. Having the right amount of air pressure can help you make sure the tires will rotate as efficiently as possible. It will also help the vehicle to travel smoothly down the road. If the tires are under inflated, they could blow out more easily. It will also result in poor fuel mileage when you travel. Uneven air pressure in the tires can also make for a bumpy and uncomfortable ride. If you notice any of these signs, make sure to bring the vehicle in as soon as possible. We can inspect the tires and see what the conditions of the tires are in. Over inflated tires are also more prone to pick up sharp objects or debris on the surface of the road. If a tire is over inflated, it will also have less contact to the surface of the road. This could result in bouncing when you travel at higher speeds. Also make sure to inspect the air pressure on the spare tire. This should be done when you inspect the other tires as well.
Make sure the Tread is at the proper amount
The tires should also be inspected for the amount of tread that is on each tire. The tread is important because it is what helps to grip the surface of the road. If the road is wet or slippery, having good tread can help prevent an issue. Having the best tread possible can help with the handling and control of the vehicle. If you are unsure if the tread is at the right amount, all you need is a penny. Place the penny upside down in the groove of the tread. If you can see the top of Lincoln’s head, then there is not enough tread on the tires. Make sure to bring the vehicle in and we can inspect the tires and tread for you. We can also help to advise you on if a new set of tires would be needed.
Check the overall condition of each Tire
The entire tire should be checked as well. Look for any signs of cracks or puncture marks. Over time and miles, the tires will start to wear down. The tires will also need to make sure they are balanced and aligned properly. If you are unsure if the tires need this, make sure to bring the vehicle in. We can inspect the tires and what condition they are in, for you. We can also help to recommend when an alignment or rotation might be needed as well.