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Different Types of Tire Wear Patterns & What They Mean

Different Types of Tire Wear Patterns & What They Mean

Your tire tread is very telling on how your tires are holding up. If you notice that your tire wears in the center, edges, or on the outer, they need to be corrected somehow. By inspecting your tires frequently, you can catch any problems and determine whether you need service immediately. To help you interpret your tire tread, here is a short guide on the five most common types of wear patterns.   Patchy Wear Patchy wear usually suggests that your wheels may be out of balance. Regular tire rotations can also prevent a patchy tire. These maintenance services can prevent the wear from worsening in the future. As soon as you catch this on your tires, reach out to one of our mechanics for a consultation.   Center Wear If your tires look to be worn in the center, your wheels may be over-inflated. Overfilling your tires is strongly discouraged because it will make your tires wear faster. If you catch this, you should check the tire pressure. It would be best to match the pre ... read more

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