A smooth driving car could be a very sweet experience however there are important things that must be checked in a car before commencing a journey. Foremost among it is your car tyre. This articlw would highlight important things about your car tyre.
- TYRE PRESSURE: the tyre is a major component of your car for which your safety largely depends. It is the only link your car has with the ground and is subject to driving inputs like steering, speeding and obstacles on the road in the process of which you’re your tyre pressure reduces. Your tyre pressure reduces too because of a decreased temperature and ofcourse some small holes in your tyres and other natural escape through tyre components.
A well pressured tyre prevents against untimely wear and tear of tyres as well as untimely deterioration of some tyre components and Keeps you in full control of your car. The recommended pressure for individual cars are prescribed inside your car fuel flap, user manual, and on the door or door frames.
- TYRE DEPT: A standard car dept is recommended as it makes your tyre have full grip and traction. Check and change your tyre when the tread depts gets to 1.6mm and lower.
- TYRE VALVES: this are very important components of the tyre as it loss and keeps out dust and particles. This valves are made of rubber abd subject to wear and tears that comes over time thus it is recommended that this be changed from time to time to save the tyre and its components
- TYRE AND WHEEL BALANCING: Balancing prevents vibration and premature deterioration of your tyre. It keeps your car suspension, steering system and bearing components of your car In good form. Signs of an unbalanced wheel include; vibration, wear and tear of your tyre tread. One side of the car lighter than the other when steering.