Tyre Rotation Make them go round for longer.

Getting the most from your Investment Why you should rotate your tyres

Tire rotation should be part of your regular tire maintenance routine to achieve uniform wear and to maximise tread life. Rotating your tires helps equalise front-to-rear and side-to-side wear rates, while enhancing wear quality and pattern noise. This will save you money and can help prevent any future problems.

Tyre Rotation: What it is and why we recommend it

Tyre rotation: how often should it happen?

Unless otherwise specified by the vehicle manufacturer, rotate your tires every 10,000 -12,000 kilometres, or sooner if uneven tread wear begins to appear. If tyres start to show uneven tread wear, ask a local tyre dealer to check and/or correct any vehicle wheel misalignment or other mechanical problem that may be causing the uneven wear.

Rotate all four tyres

Each wheel position accomplishes different tasks.  This means each tyre will experience slightly different wear rates and types of tyre wear.  The way you drive and the roads you drive on will also have an impact on tyre wear.  

We recommend rotating all four tyres to try and balance out tyre wear.  This will prolong your overall tyre life and provide the best driving experience.  When all four tyres wear down together, replacing them at the same time might be more expensive but it produces optimal handling for your vehicle.  This is especially important for performance vehicles.  

As the tread depth decreases so does a tyres ability to channel water away.  This increases the potential for aquaplaning and makes wet surfaces hazardous.  With a reduced biting edge to the tyre, handling is compromised and the tyre may not have enough traction to safely navigate corners or deal with higher speeds.

Tyres generally wear faster on the front axle. Left unchecked, this will ultimately mean the front tyre is rotating faster than the back tyre.

Don't forget the spare

If your vehicle has a full-size spare of the same size and construction as those on the vehicle, then it should be included in the tyre rotation.  Remember to check and adjust the inflation pressure of the spare when doing this.  

Tyre rotation and TPMS

If your vehicle is equipped with a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) then please consult with the owners manual or ask a professional to make the proper adjustments and recalibration of the system.

A fast fix for better tyre life: Tyre rotations can normally be done while you wait.

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