It's that time of year...time to start thinking of vacations and summer road trips! This news means that it's also time to do a visual inspection of your tires. Winter driving and rough roads can have a huge impact on the condition of your tires. A good practice is to do a walk around every few weeks and perform a visual inspection of your tires. You should look for any uneven edge wear, sidewall cuts and bruises, and protrusions from the side wall, which is usually caused by hitting a nasty pothole--we've all done that!
Along with a visual inspection, take notice if your BMW shakes or if the steering favors left or right while driving at highway speeds. These are signs of a car that needs a wheel balancing or a 4 Wheel Alignment.
Lastly, proper inflation is extremely important. An overinflated or under inflated tire can lead to accelerated tire wear, poor handling and reduced fuel economy. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to come by or give us a call ( 978.538.9900). We are more than happy to assist you.