Check the condition of your tires and spare to spot problems early so you won’t be searching for a tire service center in Madison.
Spring has sprung. Officially. Today is the first official day of spring. Just in time for this weekend’s Nighttime Owl Prowl and Spring Equinox Walk at the Lakeshore Preserve. It’s also time, says the Rubber Manufacturers Association, to take a look at your tires (and your spare, if you have one) before you start thinking about hitting the road for long weekends. The RMA recommends you check your tires at least once a month and before every long trip.
Among the RMA’s tips:
“In a sudden downpour, driving fast or driving on worn tires can cause your tires to hydroplane – this means that your tires “surf” along on a film of water just like a water skier. Slow down in sudden downpours and make sure you check the tread on your tires once per month and before every long trip. Your tires should have at least 2/32 inch of tread depth.”
“Check the pressure of your tires once a month, and before every long trip, to ensure that when you do need to stop, your tires can do everything they’re supposed to do to help you.”
“Make sure you have the alignment and balance of your tires checked regularly so that if you do skid, your vehicle is properly equipped to help you stop safely.”
“Rotating your tires can sometimes help correct irregular tire wear.”
If you don’t want to do these checks yourself, or you do and find you need tire repair, come to Terry’s Car Care. We’ve been the Madison tire repair and tire service experts for more than 46 years. Whether you’re changing out your snow tires for all-seasons, need tire service or new tires in Madison, Terry’s is the place. We have all brands, sizes and styles of tires to fit any vehicle or any driving need. And while you’re here, ask about our specials, like a $75 prepaid VISA card with the purchase of two qualifying NAPA Quick-Strut Replacement Assemblies.