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You made it through the first storm. Do you feel safe to make it through the next one?
Here is how to check your tires.
Checking Your Tires is Easy
1- Check your air pressure
- It’s quick and can prevent many problems
- Do it once a month
2- Check the tread wear with one of these four methods:
- With a tread depth gauge
- With the tread wear indicators
- With the penny test
- Come into Ayres Muffle Brake and Alignment and for a free inspection
One easy way to check for wear is by using the penny test. All you have to do is grab your spare change and follow 3 easy steps.
- Take a penny and hold Abe’s body between your thumb and forefinger.
- Select a point on your tire where tread appears the lowest and place Lincoln’s head into one of the grooves.
- If any part of Abe Lincoln’s head is covered by the tread, you’re driving with the legal and safe amount of tread. If your tread gets below that (approximately 2/32 of an inch), your car’s ability to grip the road in adverse conditions is greatly reduced.
At Ayres Muffler Brake and Alignment we always offer free inspections on:
- Scans (error codes)
- Front Ends