Monongahela & Bridgeville Auto Repair

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Monthly Archives: October 2021

What Do Your Tires' Wear Pattern Mean?

What Do Your Tires' Wear Pattern Mean?

You've probably heard mechanics stress the importance of even tire wear before and thought it was ridiculous. However, it's true. If you notice that your tires are wearing down in odd places such as the center, edges, or inner or outer sections, you should take your car to a trusted auto repair shop stat. By having regular tire inspections, you can detect and fix problems early on before they become severe and costly. To help you determine what's wrong with your tires, here's what you should know about these abnormal types of wear patterns. PATCHY If your tires are patchy, it most likely means that your wheels need to be balanced. You may need a wheel balance and tire rotation to fix the problem.  CENTER If your tires look sunken in the center, your tires may be overinflated. Overfilling your tires may seem a good idea at first, but it is highly frowned upon as it can cause you to overwear the center of your tires. Next time you fill up your tires, make sure yo ... read more