How to Make Your Tires Last Longer

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If you’re anything like most of our neighbors near St. Charles, you’ve spent more than a little time wondering about how to make your tires last longer. Suntrup Automotive Group is here with the guide you’ve been searching for! Find out how to maximize the value of the tires you already own today.

Tips for Long Life Tires

There are a few things that every driver can do to maximize the lifespan of their vehicle’s tires. Even your tire numbers will give a clue as to what your tires are built to handle. We’ve collected a few of the best suggestions here:

  • Keep a close eye on your tire pressure. Reduced tread wear and improved fuel economy are just two of the benefits associated with properly inflated tires. Check your air pressure at least once a month to correct for major deviations.
  • Rotate your tires whenever you’re in the shop. For most drivers, it’s a good idea to have your tires rotated every time you go in for an oil change. If you often go off-road or engage in heavy towing, you should go even more often.
  • Balance your wheels with each rotation. Your vehicle might not be distributing its weight correctly, but the experts at your local St. Louis service center can set you right in no time. Uneven wear will force you to make more frequent trips to the tire shop.
  • Have your wheels aligned two times a year. If your wheels become misaligned, your tires will wear out more quickly on the roads near St. Peters and Fenton. Minimize unnecessary damage by getting an alignment at least twice a year.

You’ve seen how to make your tires last longer, but perhaps you’ve already reached the point where they need to be replaced. Find out how to check your tire tread depth at home.

Visit Suntrup Automotive Group for Tires and Tire Service!

Whether you’re in need of a simple tire rotation, or you’re looking for a new set of long life tires, the team at Suntrup Automotive Group can help! Find your local Suntrup service center and schedule your visit today! Interested in learning more of our favorite car care tips? Start by finding out how to check your oil levels, how to reset a check engine light, or how to remove a car battery safely. We can also show you how to keep your car in pristine condition. Learn how to properly clean floor mats as well.

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