The general rule of when to rotate tires is every 5,000 to 7,500 miles. However, this is just a good rule to follow, and your exact figures on your specific model should be in your vehicle’s owner’s manual. Learn how many miles to rotate tires and helpful tire and service care tips in this handy guide from the service experts at Mitch Smith Chevrolet, Inc., near Falkville.
Front-wheel and rear-wheel drive have to do with where the power from the engine goes. For a front-wheel drive vehicle, it goes to the front tires, and rear-wheel drive vehicles have the power sent to the rear tires. The set of tires that receives most of the engine power ends up wearing much faster than the others. Whether you drive a FWD or RWD vehicle, remember these tire rotation tips:
How many miles to rotate tires on an AWD vehicle? These vehicles work slightly differently as each tire wears differently and at different speeds. With that said, many Chevrolet experts set the standard tire rotation timeline at 3,000 to 5,000 miles. As mentioned before, always check your owner’s manual for the exact tire rotation interval for your specific vehicle.
Can’t remember when your last tire rotation was? That’s okay – schedule a service appointment with our service team for an inspection. We’ll let you know if your tires are due for a rotation.
Rotating your tires helps extend the life of your tires. There are lots of additional benefits, such as:
Make sure you’re ready for hazardous weather or unexpected road conditions around Decatur and keep tire rotations as part of your maintenance plan. Your tires won’t last forever, but we’ll make sure they’re taken care of properly.
For additional tire care tips, contact our service center today. Our certified technicians are here to help answer your questions and fix your service problems.
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