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THE IMPORTANCE OF REGULAR TIRE ROTATION

Shocks and struts are an essential part of a vehicle’s ability to operate smoothly and safely.


Tire rotation is the process of changing the position of each of the four tires on a vehicle. For vehicle owners, regular tire rotation is an essential part of regular maintenance. It will extend tire lifespan and improve the safety of your vehicle overall. The following are benefits associated with including tire rotation in your ongoing maintenance routine.


INCREASED LONGEVITY

Tires at the front axle of your car wear differently than those at the rear axle. Proper rotation will extend the life of your tires by ensuring that they are all bearing an even amount of wear and tread over time.


IMPROVED GAS MILEAGE

Since tire rotation contributes to reducing uneven wear and tear on tires, it works to improve gas mileage. Uneven wear can increase tires’ rolling resistance, which is the force needed to get the tire rolling from a stopped position. The more resistance the car experiences, the more fuel it will burn.


LONG-TERM SAVINGS

Car owners know that tires can be expensive. That is why having your tires rotated regularly is a critical part of cost-efficient vehicle maintenance.


BETTER HANDLING

Vehicles that are operating on worn-down tires, whether at the back or front, are at increased accident risk. One set of tires with less tread than the other set can cause an imbalance that leads to reduced control over the vehicle.





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