- Shop Tires
- Auto Repair
- About Us
- Contact Us
If you’ve been searching, “tire installation near me”, “tire rotation and balance near me”, “tire rotation schedule”, or any similar query, Downtown Auto Specialist can help you out. We offer rotation and balance services for new tires we install as well as for tires you already have on your vehicle.
To maximize the tread life and overall efficacy of your tires, we at Downtown Auto Specialist recommend rotating your tires on a regular basis. Front and rear tires wear down differently. This is because of uneven mass distribution.
Typically, the front tires carry more than 60% of your car’s weight than the rears. This is largely due to the engine being at the front of most cars. As a result, front tires wear down faster than the rear ones. Tire rotations equalize these natural wear patterns by changing the positions of your tires.However, it’s not always as simple as just moving tires from the front to the back.
Here are some quick facts about tire rotations:
During a tire rotation our technician will also adjust the air pressure according to your manufacture’s specifications. By rotating your tires regularly, you’ll ensure yourself a smoother and safer ride. You will also save yourself some money over time because tire rotation helps extend the life of your tires.
Your vehicle’s owner’s manual should have a recommended tire rotation schedule. Most manufacturers recommend that you rotate your tires every 10,000km. If you own a vehicle that has aggressive tread tires and you use it for heavy-duty or off-road driving, it’s probably wise to have your tires rotatedevery 5,000km to avoid uneven wear.
At Downtown Auto Specialist, we can balance your tires when we perform a rotation, or we can balance them as a standalone service. Balancing your tires helps to minimize uneven wear by making the load each tire bears more equal. We use precision equipment to measure the weight of each tire and to grip the wheel carefully, avoiding damage to the rim.
If you’ve been searching for tire installation near you in the Smithville area, Downtown Auto Specialist has you covered. Our technicians offer the complete range of tire services, from installation, to balancing, to rotation, to pressure checks. To book an appointment for tire rotation or balance, please click here. To learn about our other services and products, please contact us via our website or call us at 905-529-2833.