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Tyre care and maintenance

Tyre care and maintenance

How to take good care of your tyres

Do you care about the tyres on your vehicle? Like, really care about them? Responsible motorists must take an interest in the welfare of their tyres, not just to avoid a costly repair bill, but also for the safety of other road users.

We’ll discuss the importance of tyre pressure, proper storage of your summer and winter tyres, measuring tread depth, retorquing wheels, and balancing tyres. Implement this advice into your regular tyre care routine, and you’ll become a driving safety superstar in no time at all. In this section, you’ll learn some incredibly useful tips for long-term tyre maintenance.

Tyre pressure

Feel the pressure

Our guide to measuring tyre pressure.

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Storing tyres

Storing tyres correctly

Should you stand, stack, or hang?

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Tread depth

Measuring tire tread depth

Why you should check tread depth regularly.

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Retorquing wheels

All about retorquing wheels

The need for retorquing after a wheel change.

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Balancing tyres

Balancing tyres

Eliminate vibration and avoid premature wear.

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Mileage and tyre wear

Tire mileage

We outline the low-, medium-, and high-impact factors that affect the long-term mileage performance of your tyres.

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