When Is It Time To Replace a Tire?

Tires lined up on racks

At Kevin's Auto Repair in Huntsville, we change many tires that should’ve been replaced long ago. Your tires can go for miles and miles, but there always comes a time to replace them. So how can you tell when the right time is?

Blowouts are an inconvenience you can do without; besides the danger of losing control or damaging another vehicle, going through the hassle of getting your vehicle towed or replacing a tire on the side of the road is an experience best avoided. Inspect your tires before every trip for tread depth, uneven wear, and low tire pressure. Be sure to thoroughly inspect for uneven wear...sometimes a bad suspension component will wear out the inside of the tire very rapidly, over the course of just a few hundred miles, and at a glance from the outside of the tire the tread may look fine. If the tire is only wearing in one spot, it’ll go quick, no matter how good the rest of the tire looks. Watch for sidewall damage and dry-rot as well. Both severely weaken the structural integrity or the tire, increasing the potential for a blowout without warning.

If you need tires replaced on your vehicle, stop by Kevin's Auto Repair today. Our mechanics are fast and reliable and will have you on the road in no time. For all your other maintenance and repair needs, we’ve also got you covered. Let one of our professional technicians know what they can do for you.



_________________

Thank you for visiting Kevin's Auto Repair in Huntsville, AL. Count on our automotive repair technicians to keep your car, truck, suv, or van on the roads longer and safer.

Schedule your appointment today (256) 534-3772 or REQUEST APPOINTMENT HERE.

  • Jasper
  • 247towing
  • Acdelco
  • ASE
  • BF Goodrich
  • BG Products
  • Bosch Automotive
  • Bridgestone Firestone
  • Bumper to Bumber
  • Cooper Tires
  • Centramatic
  • Cummins Diesel
  • Dayton Parts
  • Draw-Tite Hitches
  • Duramax Diesel
  • Fleet Services
  • Goodyear
  • Ford Power Stroke Diesel
  • Hendrickson
  • Hunter
  • iATN
  • Magnaflow
  • Marathon Brakes
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Michelin
  • Motorcraft Parts
  • NFIB
  • Tires
  • Toyo
  • Uniroyal
  • Rvrepair

Kevin's Auto Repair

2315 Spring Branch Rd
Huntsville, AL 35801

location small (256) 534-3772
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SHOP HOURS

Weekdays:   7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Weekends: CLOSED

Make An Appointment