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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

TOP FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO PUT NEW TIRES ON A CAR?

It should take around 45 minutes to mount four tires on an average vehicle.

WITH 4 NEW TIRES, DO ALL 4 WHEELS NEED WHEEL WEIGHTS?

All newly fitted tires should be balanced on the rim for maximum performance and comfort.

DO I NEED AN ALIGNMENT IF I REPLACE 4 TIRES?

No, but it is recommended to have your vehicle checked for alignment.

HOW LONG CAN A TYPICAL CAR DRIVE AFTER GETTING A FLAT TIRE?

It’s possible to “drive several hundred yards before you irreparably destroying the tire.

DOES FIX A FLAT RUIN YOUR TIRE?

Fix-a-Flat will not ruin your tires but keep in mind that it’s only a temporary fix and you should have a technician take a look at it as soon as possible.

CAN A POTHOLE RUIN A CAR’S TIRES OR WHEELS?

Hitting a pothole can cause bent wheel rims, internal tire damage, alignment problems, and shock and strut issues depending on the severity of the impact.

WHAT EXACTLY DOES IT MEAN TO ‘BALANCE’ A TIRE?

Balancing requires putting a mounted wheel and tire on a balancer, which centers the wheel and spins it to determine where the weights should go.

DO I REALLY NEED TO BUY TIRES IN PAIRS?

Yes, Tires should be replaced in pairs, both in the front, or both in the back.

DO I NEED A WHEEL ALIGNMENT WHEN REPLACING ONE TIRE?

No you do not need a wheel alignment when changing one tire, depending on the reason for replacing that tire.

CAN YOU FIX A BENT RIM?

Yes, our mechanics can return the rim to a like new condition.

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