Car Repair

Tips for maintaining your tyres

  • Check the air pressure - this should be carried out every 2 - 3 weeks
  • Checking the tyre pressure should be carried out when the tyre is cold
  • Are they the correct tyre for your car?
  • Avoid mixing tyres
  • Avoid hard breaking and acceleration
  • The tread must be greater than 1.6mm to be roadworthy
  • Check tyres regularly for signs of wear - tears, bruises, nails etc
  • Regular wheel balances to ensure your tyres run smoothly on the road
  • Wheel alignments and rotations maximise the life of your tyres by ensuring your tyres wear evenly