When it comes to driving, everything rides on your tires. From details about tire tread to the big picture of how to keep your tires in good working order, we’ll explain whatever you need to know. Learn how to install tire chains, what the numbers on your sidewall mean, and what your options are for new tire sizes.
How Do I Check My Tire Pressure?
Interested in saving money while staying safe on the road? Take a quick look at your tire pressure.
Tire Size Explained: Reading the Sidewall
Everything you need to know about tire sizes and how to read a tire sidewall. Learn why tire types and dimensions matter in our simple guide.
Guide to Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems
A guide to tire pressure monitoring systems, why they’re so useful, and what to do if your TPMS light is on.
Les Schwab Stores’ Generosity Makes Field Trip Possible
Lodi and Stockton Les Schwab stores make history by funding the field trip for the August Knodt Elementary fourth graders.
How to Change a Tire
There are important things to know about putting a spare on properly to stay safe. Here's a step-by-step video on how to do it.
Do I Really Need an Alignment?
Don’t assume that drift to the right means you need an alignment. Sometimes symptoms of bad alignment are about road conditions, suspension parts or other factors.
Tire Speed Rating and Why It Matters
Tire speed rating is the max speed tires can safely carry the weight of your vehicle and its load. Here's what to know, including why your safe speed will be lower.
What Is Rolling Resistance?
The more rolling resistance, the more power it takes to propel a vehicle. Tires contribute to between 15 and 25 percent of a vehicle’s overall rolling resistance and this has an impact on gas mileage. Here's an explainer.
Why Do My Tires Squeal?
Tires most often squeal when you speed up, brake or turn quickly. Those aren’t the only causes of tire squealing or similar noises, though.