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Tips on Tire Replacement

Knowing exactly when to get your tired replace can be confusing. The Leif Johnson Ford team wants to keep you safe and informed so we’ve made a quick video with tips of when and why you’ll need new tires. Enjoy!


How do I know if I need new tires?

You may notice when it’s raining or just in general when driving that you have less traction.

Tread wear indicators show up as flat rubber bars running perpendicular to the direction of the tread itself. If more than one or two of these are visible on a tire, the tread is getting low.

Serious cracks in the side wall of tire or bulges and blisters on the tire mean it’s time for a replacement.

If your car vibrating too often, one of the reasons for this could be that you need new tires.

Most people don’t know this one – Check the date on your tires. On the outside of a tire on a right end, you will find a set of numbers indicative of the manufacturing date. For example, “1916”, which means the 19th week of 2016. If this date was over five years ago, it’s time to replace your tires.

Need new tires or pricing and details on our tires? We have a Price Match Guarantee at Leif Johnson Ford! Call us at 512-454-3767 to schedule an appointment with Mr. Bobby Buhl today!

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