Every vehicle requires a routine set of maintenance to keep it running smoothly. Your tires are an important piece of safety equipment, and rotating your tires is crucial. Every 6,000 miles or roughly every six months you will need to perform this routine maintenance. If you’re not doing a rotation it can decrease the lifespan of your tires and cause unnecessary risk. Learn more with us at Sid Dillon Nissan, and then take the first step to many of your DIY projects from the comfort of your own home.
Rotating your tires shifts them from front to back and back to front. The goal is to spread the distribution of wear and tear as you cruise around Omaha. Properly rotating your tires on your own is actually quite simple, but it is important to note the pattern that is adequate for the kind of car you drive. What is the proper tire rotation pattern? Well, it’s dependent on if you have FWD, RWD, or even directional tires. Sid Dillon Nissan is here to explain the steps you need to take.
There are a few different patterns to choose from, some are suitable for cars with FWD and others for cars with RWD. It’s important to know which option is the best suited for your vehicle. These options are:
If your tires are directional that means the tread has a one-way pattern, and it is specifically designed for the right or left side of the vehicle. On the sidewall of your tire, there will be either an arrow or a triangle marking that will signal which side of the vehicle you are supposed to put that tire on and in which direction the wheel will be turning. What tire pattern should you use if you have directional tires? What if you have non-directional tires? Here are the directions to follow in either situation:
You can easily change the tires on your new or used vehicle and drive around Beatrice and Kearny knowing you are maintaining your vehicle and safety. However, if you’re still in need of assistance or you are looking to schedule an appointment for service, then you can contact our team to get any help that you need. If you have any questions feel free to stop by or give us a call to find out more about our service tips and tricks.