How To Inspect Your Tires

May 23rd, 2017

It’s way too easy to just forget about your tires and take them for granted…right up to the point where something goes wrong. It’s important to keep up on their condition, though, and know what to look for! Here’s a quick rundown of the best ways to inspect your tires:Tires in NY

Regularly get a close look at the sidewalls and check for bulges, cracking (some cracking due to age is normal), gouges and scrapes. The sidewalls are pretty tough and can withstand curb scrapes, but use your own judgment as to what constitutes more serious damage. You’ll know.

Get a close look at the tread surface and run your hand over it to feel for irregularities. A “feathered” or “sawtooth” feel to the tread face can be an indicator of suspension problems, as ...[more]

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