Get Smart About Tires
Maintenance, Repair, Replacement: Ideas to Keep You Rolling.
The Technology Behind Our Tires
On most tires, there are overlapped joints where the ends of the bead meet. O-Bead helps eliminate tiny gaps between the tire and rim.
Time for New Tires? Know the Signs
You need to be aware of three things when deciding if you need new tires: tread wear, exposure to the elements and tire age.
Proper Care to Make Your Tires Last
Proper tire care starts with… you. Getting the most out of your tire investment includes the care and maintenance that you can do.
Everything You Need to Know About Tires
Learn about Air Pressure, Load Index, Speed Rating, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS), and more, from the tire experts.
What is a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)?
To help you make informed decisions about TPMS, it’s important to know how each system—Direct and Indirect—works.
Find Your Vehicle’s Recommended Tire Pressure
Keeping the correct air pressure in your tires helps your tires last longer, helps your car handle better and safer, and helps you save money on fuel.
Buying New Tires? Tire Mounting Tips
Replacing two tires? Remember: new tires go on the rear. Generally, new tires provide increased resistance to hydroplaning.
FAQs About Tires
What is the proper inflation for your tires? This information is normally located on the inside driver’s door jamb.
Learn About Tire Load Index
The load index indicates the load-carrying capacity of a tire. In other words, it tells you how much weight your tire can support.
Tire Speed Rating Explained
The speed rating of a tire indicates the speed category at which the tire can carry a load under specified service conditions.
Pothole Damage to Tires and Vehicles
Pothole damage is an every day road hazard and a tricky one at that, since potholes’ presence may not be obvious.
Nitrogen in Tires
A tire filled with compressed air will lose 1 PSI in less than a month; with nitrogen this could take three months or longer.
Learn more about tires, and pick up tips to keep your car running newer, longer.