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When Should I Replace My Tires?

When Should I Replace My Tires?

Tires are put on your vehicle to get you from point a to point b, but they also play an essential role in the safety of your car. Unfortunately, they are most often neglected by car owners. Over time, tires wear out and need replacing. If you don't replace tires on time, then it can lead to catastrophic tire failure. To avoid dangerous mishaps, you should familiarize yourself with reading your tires' condition. As soon as you detect the first couple of signs, then you should have them replaced immediately. Here are the warning signs of old tires that need replacement:   Low Tread Depth The tread on your vehicle tires is legally required to not go below 1.6 millimeters or 2/32 of an inch in depth. But, you may face dangerous signs before approaching this number. If you don't have the right equipment to measure the tread depth like pros, you can try the penny test as it is a timeless method. All you need is a Lincoln penny. To do the test, place a penny between the tr ... read more