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More tire talk on how to change a tire
This is to help you change a tire safely and have the proper equipment to do so. Things you need to check for. Make sure you spare tire. A car Jack or vehicle Jack for the make and model of your vehicle. Tire air gauge to make sure your tires properly inflated before you try to install it on your vehicle. The proper Lug nut wrench for the model of your vehicle. If you check hey make sure you have the things it can save you a lot of time and money. The guys that change your oil check your tire pressure have them check your spare.
Whenever you feel do you have a tire problem for a blowout always pull your vehicle is far off the road as possible for your own safety and those around you that might not see you on the side the highway. Make sure you pull off the road you are keeping your vehicle as level as possible. Always turn on your hazard lights and shut off your engine. This next step is extremely important that you always make sure you applied the parking brake prevent your vehicle from rolling when you are changing the tire. Look around for a rock stick if you don't have a wheel chock and front and rear have one Of the tires you will not be changing. This can keep the vehicle from rolling. If you're not sure about anything check with your owners manual. Forgive us a call we also have a mobile service.
What size it tired you need
How to read your tire sidewall and once you find the series of numbers on your tires sidewall this is what the tire mechanic Will need it should look something like this.
M+S P215,60R16 94 V
The M+S means mud and snow.
The P is the designation meaning it is for a passenger car.AN LT would mean it was for a light truck.
The 215 stands for the tire width and is measured in mm from sidewall to sidewall. So this tire is a215mm
The 60 is aspect ratio. The ratio of the height of the tire cross-section. Sean this example 16 meansAt that the height is equal to 60% of tire width.
The R stands for radial tire. This tells us how the construction layers of the tire or put together. If it would've been a B that would stand for bias in the layers of construction run diagonally across the tire.
The 16 this is the rim diameter in inches. So the tire has the 16 it needs to be put on a rim / wheel which is a 16.
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George's Tire Shop Phoenix Arizona 5946 N. Black Canyon Hwy. Phoenix Arizona 85017 602 313 0200