Tires wear over time, and sudden tire failure can have serious consequences.
How often you must replace your tires depends on your driving habits, how well you maintain your tires and the type of tires you purchase.
Keep your vehicle safe on the roads by inspecting your tires monthly for warning signs.
Take a close look at the tread on your tires and measure the depth using a penny or by looking at the tread wear indicators built into most tires. If your tread is worn down to less than 2/32 of an inch, you need new tires.
If you can’t see the top of Lincoln’s head – if his head is "buried" between the tread blocks - then you still have more than 2/32 of an inch of tread remaining. If you can see the top of Lincoln’s head, it’s time to find new tires.
Check your tires for cracks on the sidewall, bulges or blisters. Sidewall cracks are a sign that your tire is developing a leak. When a tire begins to weaken, you will notice a bulge on the tire’s surface. These spots can cause the tire to suddenly blow out.
Have your vehicle’s alignment checked at least once per year. Misalignment can cause uneven treadwear patterns. Overinflation and underinflation can also cause your tires to wear unevenly.
Keeping your tires properly inflated and regularly rotated can help reduce your chances of uneven or premature wear.
If you notice unusual vibrations when driving, this can indicate a problem inside the tire. If the tire isn’t the cause of the vibration, the vibration could damage the tire. Have any unusual vibrations inspected by the experienced mechanics at Moore Tires. With an extensive selection of quality tires, Moore Tires has a wide selection of tires to keep your vehicle operating safely.
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