How to: Rotate Your Tires

Since the front tires move from side to side while the vehicle is running, they become scuffed more quickly than the rear tires. Rotating your tires helps them wear evenly and improves the performance balance of the car. Some tire manufacturers require regular rotation for their warranties to remain valid.

WHAT YOU NEED

Jack and jack stands

Wheel chocks

Lug wrench

Torque wrench

Socket for lug nuts

Locking lug nut key (if needed)

Tools to remove decorative covers (if needed)

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1. Prepare the vehicle and tire.

Place the car in park or in gear and place wheel chocks around a wheel that isn’t being ...

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