Tips For Inspecting Your Tires
May 29th, 2017
It’s way too easy to take your tires for granted and forget about them…right up to the point where you find yourself stranded someplace. It’s important to keep track of their condition, though, and know what trouble signs might be! Here’s a quick breakdown of the best ways to inspect your tires:
Closely examine the sidewalls and keep an eye out for bulges, cracking (some cracking due to age is normal), scrapes and gouges. The sidewalls' material is pretty tough and can stand up to curb scrapes, but use your own judgment as to what might be signs of more serious damage. You’ll know. Bulges, in particular, mean that tire failure is imminent.
Look closely at the tread surface and run your hand over the entire area to ...