Here are some tips that can Increase the useful life of your car’s tires to give comfort and safety to passengers.
1 – Follow the manufacturer’s instructions in the specification of wheels and tires. Parts of the car are designed to interact in a balanced way. The use of different tires and wheels changes this balance.
2 – Make the weekly calibration of the tires according to the indication of the vehicle manufacturer’s manual.
3 – Make the tire rotation. Radial tires every 8000 km and bias tires every 5000 km run. Use the spare tire in rotation.
4 – Perform a preventive maintenance of the entire vehicle. Shock absorbers, springs, brakes, bearings, axles and wheels act directly on the tires.
5 – Perform the alignment of the suspension and balance the tires when the vehicle suffers a strong impact in changing tires when the tires show uneven wear. The substitution of the suspension components, when the vehicle is “pulling ” to one side or the 10.000 km
6 – Each type of soil requires a recommended tire. Ignore this rule will cause losses in fuel consumption, vehicle stability and durability of the parts.
7 – Overweight committed to tire structure increases the risk of bursting or major structural changes. Avoid overloading the vehicle.
8 – Monitor (TWI) the tread wear indicator tells the right time to make the tire change.
9 – Drive with caution and avoid aggressive direction, with strong braking and sudden changes of direction. Never ignore the existence of bumps, holes and floor imperfections.
10 – Do not let your tire come in contact with petroleum products or solvents. These products attack the rubber causing it to lose its mechanical properties.