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.
Want Quiet Tires? Look for These Features
Choosing quiet tires is simple when you know how tread blocks, rubber composition, tire size and other factors affect how loud a tire is on the road.
Three Easy Ways to Stay on Top of Tire Care
Regular tire care can head off bigger problems later. Here’s how to remember to do tire maintenance like air and treadwear checks on time.
When Does a Flat Tire Need to be Replaced?
Some flat tires can be fixed and others cannot. Here’s how to tell.
Can I Mix Run-flat Tires with Standard Ones?
Mixing run-flat and standard tires on your vehicle will compromise your handling and may create other problems. Here's why.
TPMS Light Coming On in Cold Weather? Here's Why.
If your TPMS (tire pressure monitoring system) warning light goes on when it’s cold out, it may not mean your tire has a leak. Here’s info on keeping tires properly inflated during the cold months.
Does Hitting a Pothole Damage My Tires?
Yep. Hitting a pothole can puncture your tire, bend or crack your wheel or cause other damage. Here’s what to check after a hard impact with a pothole.
Are Nitrogen-filled Tires Worth the Cost?
Wondering whether nitrogen-filled tires are worth the money? Here's your answer.
How Do I Know if My Tires Need to be Balanced?
Tire balancing makes sure that weight is properly distributed around the entire circumference of the wheel-tire assembly. Here’s how to know if you need rebalancing.
What are Directional Tires?
Directional tires have a specialized tread design. To be sure you don't put them on the wrong way, and you're rotating them properly, here's an explainer.