Everything You Need to Know about Tires at St. Cloud Toyota

Have you ever asked yourself, "Which car dealerships near me offer all of the services my car needs?" If you have, we hope our name came to mind immediately because everyone at St. Cloud Toyota has the same goal. We strive to satisfy all of your automotive needs while providing the best customer service possible every time you visit our Toyota dealership.

Whether you need a genuine Toyota part for a do-it-yourself project, your vehicle needs a repair or routine maintenance, or you're shopping for a 2016 Toyota Camry or one of our pre-owned cars, we're here for you. We're here for you when it comes to maintaining your tires as well.

It doesn't matter if you drive one of our new Toyota cars or an older vehicle produced by another manufacturer, maintaining your tires is important. One of the most effective things you can do to prolong the life of your tires is to bring your car into our Toyota service center to have your tires rotated regularly. Rotating your tires every 3,000 - 6,000 miles will help them wear evenly and prevent premature tire wear. If your tires wear unevenly, it affects your vehicle's performance and can reduce the number of miles you get per gallon.

As Toyota dealers in Waite Park, MN, we'll do more than just rotate your tires when you bring your automobile in for a tire rotation. We'll reset your tire pressure and inspect the wear patterns on your tires as well. The manner in which your tires wear can be a signal of trouble in certain cases. By identifying the cause of a worrisome wear pattern, we can help you save money by fixing the problem now and preventing the need for a major, more expensive repair down the line.

Sometimes, a certain wear pattern is a sign of a minor problem. Center wear, for instance, is generally caused by tires that are overinflated, something that's easy to remedy. Shoulder wear typically means that your tires are underinflated, which is also something that's simple to fix. Camber wear, on the other hand, may be an indication that something is wrong with your suspension.

Whether you own one of our pre-owned cars or you're leasing one of our new Toyota cars, you're eventually going to have to replace your tires because the tread on them will wear down too much to keep you safe on the road. As a general rule, you should replace your tires when their tread is equal to or less than 2/32nd of an inch. When you bring your car to our Waite Park, MN car dealership, we'll check the depth of your tread to ensure your tires have enough tread on them for your vehicle to maintain contact with the road in good and bad weather.

If your vehicle needs a repair or routine maintenance like a tire rotation, bring it to St. Cloud Toyota today. If you're looking for a genuine Toyota part or a new or pre-owned Toyota vehicle, we invite you to visit our Toyota dealership as well. Being Toyota dealers, we're here for all of your automotive needs.