You’re driving down the highway, the road noise is unbearable, and you’re being shaken out of your boots by the vibration. How did this happen? What caused this? These are some of the many effects not rotating your tires can produce. Tire rotations is an extremely important aspect of automotive care.
Tires will always wear down, but what tire rotations does is help avoid uneven wear. Uneven wear is when the tires of your vehicles all have different levels of damages.This is what causes the increased road noise and higher levels of vibration. To make things worse, a majority of the vibration can be felt in the steering wheel. This in itself can be dangerous.
Tire rotations can actually save you money on tire repairs. Repairs can add up and become expensive. Replacing tires can be even more expensive. To cut down on tire repairs, rotate your tires. It’s as simple as that.
There are other beneficial effects in addition to preventing uneven wear and unwanted vibration. For example, simply rotating your tires can INCREASE gas mileage. The more efficient the tires are when in contact with the road, the more efficient use of fuel there is. In addition, it also keeps your vehicle steady and easy to handle. Uneven tire wear can make sharp, sudden turns even more dangerous than they already are. On top of that, it also extends the life of your tires.
The best part? Rotating your tires is easy. It’s one of the simplest forms of vehicle maintenance there is.
Are you needing a tire rotations service? Contact our ASE Certified technicians at Dependable Car Care today for more information about tire repairs and to schedule an appointment. Our auto shop proudly serves residents in the community of Ventura, CA, and surrounding area.