Common Tire Problems

Get in the habit of taking a daily walk around your car to check the tires. This can help you locate problems early on and prevent them from getting worse. Here are some of the more common tire problems and what to do about them.


The tread is worn on both sides, but not in the middle. This problem is caused by an underinflated tire. Check for leaks in the tire and valve stem, and add air pressure to the manufacturer’s recommendation.


The center of the tread is worn, but the sides are not. This is caused by overinflating ...

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