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What Is Tire Balancing?

What Is Tire Balancing?

Tire balancing is a maintenance task that you should never skip. As you can guess, this service ensures vehicle tires are properly balanced for optimal performance and safety. Otherwise, unbalanced tires can cause vibrations and uneven wear, affecting your vehicle's handling and safety. What is Tire Balancing? Tire balancing is the process of equalizing the weight distribution of a tire and wheel assembly. It is performed by adding small weights to the rim of the wheel to counterbalance any inconsistencies with the weight of the wheel. Why is Tire Balancing Important? Tire balancing is important because unbalanced tires can cause several issues, including: Vibration: When a tire is unbalanced, it can cause a vibration that can be felt through the steering wheel or the entire vehicle. Not only can it make the driving experience uncomfortable, but it can impact your vehicle's handling. Uneven Wear: Unbalanced tires can wear unevenly, which can lead to premature wear and te ... read more

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