How to Rotate Your Honda Tires
Everyone wants their vehicle to last them a lifetime, and the best way to do that is to follow the recommended maintenance schedule. Rotating your tires is one of the many important necessities, so here’s what you need to know about getting what your Honda needs.
It’s a simple way of saying that you move your tires around. You might move your left tire over to where your right tire used to be, or your front tires to where your back tires are. That’s the general idea, but there’s a lot more that goes into it.
When should you rotate your tires?
The straightforward answer is: it will vary. There are a plethora of different factors that will impact how you rotate your tires, some of which might include the type of vehicle it is, how worn out your tires are, what normal road conditions are in your area, the type of tires you have, and more.
To keep it simple, in terms of rotating your tires there’s a general rule of thumb to rotate your tires every 7,500 miles or every 6 months. As usual, it’s based on which comes first, the mileage or the months passed. If you aren’t sure when last it was serviced, bring it to your local Honda. We’ll test it to see if you need the service.
Why should you rotate your tires?
The number one reason to get your tires rotated is safety. The front and rear tires wear out differently. If your vehicle is a front-wheel drive, the front tires will wear out faster than the rear tires, and vice versa.
By having this service performed, you’re making sure that your tires wear out evenly. You don’t want to brake on uneven tires, it will wear your brake pads and make it take longer to stop.
How do you rotate your tires?
Below are some images to show you how to rotate your tires. The first two images are based on unidirectional tires. If you’re not sure what type of tires you have but you still have your original tires, please contact your local Honda dealer to verify before doing any work yourself.
Want to learn more about tire rotations? Ready to get your tires rotated? Contact our staff at Boch Honda for more information, or to schedule an appointment!
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