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Maximizing the Life of Tires

MAXIMIZING THE LIFE OF TIRES TIRE ||DBITS Proper care 6 YEARS can increase is the recommended 50% a tire's lifespan by 50% lifespan of a properly maintained tire • 40,000 - 80,000 miles TIPS FOR LONG-LASTING TIRES DRIVING HA BITS AVOID FAST TURNS 2 QUICK STARTS 3 ABRUPT STOPS 4 SPEEDING STOP 5 CURBS 6 POTHOLES 7 DEBRIS 8 HEAUY LOADS TIRE PRESS URE Tires lose 1-2 lbs. of pressure per month CALENDAR Check pressure 1–2 times per month • Use pressure gauge • Check in the morning or 4–5 hours after driving • Test spare tire Inflate tires to manufacturer's recommended pressure PSI listed in: • Owner's manual • Driver's door post • Glove box Proper pressure improves gas mileage by 3.3% WHEEL ALI NMENT Get tires aligned whenever needed AT-HOME CHECK: • Pulling or veering right or left • Irregular tread wear PROFESSIONAL CHECK: • Free alignment checks • Available during auto repair or oil change TYPES ROTATION AND BALANCE • Front-end Get tires rotated whenever needed • Thrust angle Every 5,000-8,000 miles • 4-wheel • Follow manufacturer's recommendation FIT Follow ´your vehicle manufacturer's recommendation for tire size • 10% shorter lifespan with smaller tires Infographic provided by DANIELS TIRE SERVICE www.danielstireserviceblog.com DANIELS TIRE SERVICE SINCE 1911 www.danielstireservice.com Sources http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/how-make-tires-last-longer http://auto.howstuffworks.com/under-the-hood/car-part-longevity/how-long-car-tires-last.htm http://auto.howstuffworks.com/how-can-i-make-my-tires-last-longer.htm http://www.chow.com/how_5241759_make-tires-last-longer.html http://www.deq.statc.mi.us/documents/deq-whm-stsw-Tire-Tips-Fact-Sheet.pdf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheel_alignment http://www.publishers-edge.com/Make%20Your%20Tires%20Last%20Longer%20Sample.pdf http://www.safcrcar.gov/Vchicle+Shoppers/Tires/Tires+Rating/Tire+Aging

Maximizing the Life of Tires

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Rotation prolongs tire lifespan. Tires should be rotated every 5,000-8,000 miles for the best balance. Get more tips to prolong the life of your tires on this infographic from an auto repair service.

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