It is time to rotate tires!

Before a long trip or at the time of checking the pressure, it is necessary to inspect the general condition of the tires and their level of wear. A worn tire does not fulfill its function, including the fact that it does not drain water well during rain. Because of this, the braking distance on wet road increases, as well as the risk of skidding and aquaplaning does. A worn tire does not fulfill its function, including the fact that it does not drain water well during rain. Because of this, the braking distance on wet road increases, as well as the risk of skidding and aquaplaning does.

How often to rotate tires mostly depends on the frequency of the car’s use. Regular inspection of your tires will let you know at what point they need to be replaced. If you find one of the following signs, do not hesitate and replace tires immediately.

SIGNS THAT IT IS TIME TO ROTATE TIRES          

  • The tire has reached the permitted wear limit (critical tread depth is less than 1.6 mm).
  • The depth difference of the main grooves on tires mounted on one axle exceeds 5 mm. Such a deviation of tires wear can affect the behavior of the car.
  • Abnormal wear is represented on the tire. It can be expressed in several forms: wear of the working faces of tires, asymmetric wear, wear of the central part or wear of the side of the tread.
  • Damaged tire. If the tire has some cuts, cracks or deformations that can lead to a slow puncture of the tire or its rupture.
  • The tire does not meet the recommendations of the automaker. It has wrong sizes, does not comply with the index of speed and load, and so on.

Check the condition of your car regularly to avoid unnecessary problems!

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