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Learn2 Understand Tire Care
(2 steps)


Oh baby, don't blow out on me!


Tires are, well...tires. It's tough to get as excited about them as, for instance, an all-expenses paid trip around the world. All the same, if you and your friends or loved ones will be driving around on them, there's some routine maintenance that you should do or have done. The tires will last longer, the vehicle will ride more smoothly and quietly, and the trip will be safer for your passengers and other vehicles on the road. Follow the guidelines and your tires will sing hymns of praise and gratitude to you.

Before you begin

You can do some tire maintenance yourself, but you'll need to take your auto to a decent shop for other work. You'll probably find that prices (and the services included in those prices) vary widely in your area. Shop around, but consider this: if a friend can recommendation a good shop, or you know of a well-established place with a good reputation, it's worth paying a little extra to have the job done properly.
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2TORIAL STEPS
Introduction
Step 1: Understand tire balancing, wheel alignment and tire rotation
Step 2: Do your own maintenance

 2TORIAL NECESSITIES
  • A good-quality tire gauge
  • A tire shop or service station that you can trust

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