tire tips & tire education

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For the most enjoyable driving experience it's important to replace worn tires. Optimum traction helps provide responsive handling for a smooth, reliable ride.

To determine when you should start shopping, follow these simple steps:

1. GRAB A PENNY:  First, test the tread. Pinch a penny between your thumb and forefinger, so that the top of Lincoln's head is showing.

2. TEST TIRE TREAD:  Place the top of Lincoln's head into one of the tire tread grooves - try to measure in the deepest point within the tread.

3. WHAT DOES LINCOLN'S HEAD SHOW?:  If any part of Lincoln's head is obscured by the tread, your tires have enough tread. However, if you can see above the head, you're ready for a new tire.

4. ADDITIONAL TESTS:  You should always check your tires in several tread locations. Be sure to check the inner, outer, and middle grooves of each tire, as tires can wear differently on each side, due to improper wheel alignment and/or low inflation.

For professional help, visit a  Goodyear store  for a free inspection by our tire professionals.



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