Wheels and tires
Tire Repairs or Replacement
Your tires are the shoes of your car, and having the right shoes is important as your tires are one of the most important components of vehicle safety. Your tires are the first part of your car touching the road after-all. Let’s face it, tires don’t last forever.
With tires being the essential link between your car’s suspension and the road, quality tires will give you the responsiveness necessary for obstacle avoidance, grip under dry or wet conditions, as well as the ability to effectively stop in emergency braking situations.
Tires need to be replaced for two reasons, wear and damage. Visually checking your tires can determine if they need to be replaced, both by looking at the treads, or even by the “penny test”. Tires may last anywhere between 20,000 and 80,000 miles, but we recommend replacing them when either the wear bars are visible (2/32 of an inch or less) or if they are severely dry cracking from our harsh cold winters.
We can both protect your investment and your safety by replacing your tires with quality rubber at a competitive price, keep your tires wearing evenly with rotation intervals, as well as checking air pressures.
Tire losing air pressure frequently? You might have a punctured tire, or even a bead leak. We can advise you if you need any tire repairs.
All wheels and tires are different, and that difference can cause your car to vibrate. Wheel balancing ensures that your tires spin as vibration free as possible. Tires are made from rubber, and sometimes there are little irregularities and imperfections in the manufacturing process that can result in heavy spots on a tire or wheel. Balancing the wheels minimizes the potential vibration that these imperfections may cause, generally felt in the steering wheel, seat or floor of the car. We fix these vibrations by placing measured weights opposite the heavy spots.
We always balance tires when installed, but can advise you if your tires become unbalanced due to wear.
Rotating your tires is an easy and inexpensive way to minimize wear and extend the life of your tires. We do this by moving your tires one side to the other, front to back, or a combination of both. We recommend rotating the tires every oil service, or 5,000 miles.
• Tire Sales
• Tire Repairs and Replacement
• TPMS Services
• Tire Balancing and Rotating