Tire Maintenance Tips to Help You Roll Through Summer

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and summer is finally here. Although we all love warm and sunny days, our vehicles sure don’t. Below are a few tips about how to maintain proper care of your tires in these warmer days. After all, the last thing you want to do on a road trip is pull over to fix a flat tire.


First things first, check your vehicle’s tire pressure. Investing in quality tire equipment is a must if you want to ensure hassle-free summer trips. For example, it is recommended to keep a tire gauge in your vehicle. This ensures you always keep your tire pressure within the automaker’s PSI.


It’s simple science - the more you use your tires, the quicker they will wear. For this reason, it is necessary to monitor the deepness of your tires. Good tread depth provides traction between your tires and the ground, making driving on rainy summer days a breeze.


Maintain Regular Tire Checks 

Another good rule to follow is to maintain regular tire checks. Maintaining regular tire checks can find other problems that could cause damage to your vehicle in the future. For example, a mechanic could notice bad alignment in your vehicle if the tread on your tires seems off.


Click here for more information about tire maintenance and tire tips, or visit Ray CDJR, a local Fox Lake Jeep dealer. We are located at 23 N US-12, Fox Lake, IL and also have a wide selection of new and used vehicles on hand. While you are getting your tires check out at our service center, take a look around our dealership and meet the staff