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Toyota Tire and Wheel Balancing in Milford, CT

For what it’s worth, we think that the wheels and tires on which your vehicle rides are among the most important components on any car, truck or SUV. Your tires are the first line of defense for steering, braking and fuel economy. Those tires aren’t going to be worth anything, if they aren’t mounted on properly sized wheels. In order to make sure your vehicle is in tip-top conditions, vehicle owners should come to the Colonial Toyota Service Department for Toyota tire and wheel balancing in Milford, CT. If a vehicle’s tires and wheels aren’t properly mounted and balanced, it could behave erratically in an emergency situation. Customers can schedule an appointment with the Colonial Toyota Service Department today by calling, 203-403-2640.

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Why do I need my wheels and tires balanced?

There are a few reasons why it’s important to ensure your wheels and tires are properly balanced. The most important of those reasons is that it will help extend the life of the tires. Your tires are constantly in contact with the road surface and the tread is constantly being worn down. Balanced tires will make sure the tread erosion is spread across a wider area. Additionally, well-balanced tires and wheels will help provide a smoother ride and help the vehicle handle as crisply as possible. Every vehicle will have a different interval for when new tires will need to be purchased, but all new tires should come with balancing as part of the appointment.

How do I know if I need my wheels balanced?

Unlike a lot of automotive issues, wheels and tires that are out of balance won’t be a secret. Your vehicle will definitely let you know that something is wrong. The most telling sign that tires and wheels may need a little professional attention is noticeable vibration. Out-of-balance tires will cause a feeling of vibration through the steering wheel at highway speeds. More shaking might also be noticed through the seats or floorboards. Today’s most popular tire manufacturers suggest that wheels and tires be rebalanced ever 3,000 to 6,000 miles, though your vehicle may have different service intervals. A Colonial Toyota service advisor will be able to provide your best course of action.

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