Tire Service in Oklahoma City, OK
Tire Service at Land Rover Oklahoma City
It is important to have regular maintenance on your tires. Other systems related to your tires, such as suspension and brakes, must be properly cared for to ensure you are safe on the road. If you live in Oklahoma City, Edmond, or Norman, you can have your tires professionally cared for at Land Rover Oklahoma City.
Monitoring Tire Pressure
Most of your newer vehicles have advanced tire pressure monitoring systems in place that tell you if you have an issue with tire pressure. Some warnings are just a tire pressure icon, while others are much more advanced, even to telling you through your instrument cluster screen exactly what the pressure is on every tire.
The Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) warns the driver when pressure is low on any of the tires. A sensor measures tire pressure and temperature and sends data to the monitoring system. If the pressure in one or more of your tires is 25% or more below the recommended manufacturer’s cold inflation pressure for tires, the system responds by activating an icon on your dashboard.
When you bring your vehicle in to Land Rover Oklahoma City, our technicians will check the TPMS to ensure that it is functioning properly along with checking for proper tire inflation, tread depth, and tire quality. They will then advise you if they feel there is a concern for your tires or the TPMS.
Wheel Alignment and Balance
Ensuring that your tires are properly aligned and balanced is another important maintenance step in keeping your vehicle operating safely. If your alignment is off, it can cause your tires to wear unevenly, and the handling of your vehicle may be affected.
At the factory, your tires and wheels are balanced and aligned to properly extend their life and performance. You may need to have them adjusted periodically, especially if you have an accident, hit a curb, a deep pothole, or debris on the road, or otherwise had to change a tire. If you notice a vibration while driving on a smooth road, the tires may need to be rebalanced, aligned, or both. Our technicians at Range Rover Oklahoma City will check your alignment and balance your wheels.
Regularly having your tires rotated will also extend their life and improve performance. It is recommended to rotate your tires every 7,500 miles. The tires must be rotated according to the correct rotation pattern for your vehicle. Your TPMS will need to be reset after each tire rotation. Our certified experts will perform this simple service at that time.
When to Replace Your Tires
When your tire tread depth is 2/32 inch or less, you need to replace your tires. Proper tire inflation, temperature and loading conditions all affect how quickly a tire ages. Other signs your tires need replacement include:
- The tire has a puncture, cut, or is otherwise damaged in such a way that repairs aren’t possible.
- Tires have a bulge or split.
- The tire tread or sidewall is cut, snagged, or cracked deep enough to show fabric or cord.
- Tire fabric or cord is showing through the rubber.
- Three or more tread wear indicators are visible around the tire.
If you have not had a tire service performed in a while, call or stop by Land Rover Oklahoma City for tire service today.