Here Are the top ten most Common Questions we get asked:
Q. My steering wheel vibrates/shakes at certain speeds normally between 50 and 70mph.
A. Try to get your front wheels balanced first this would be the cheapest option.
Q. My seat vibrates at certain speeds normally between 50 and 70mph.
A. Try to get your rear wheels balanced first this would be the cheapest option.
Q. When driving in a straight line my car drifts/pulls to one side.
A. If you live in the uk your car will drift very slighly to the left but any more than this can be a number of reasons first check your tyre pressures then check the condition of your tyres Tracking would be the next step these are all the most common issues.
Q. My rear Tyres have cracks in them but have excellent tread are these ok.
A. When Tyres have cracks in them this is called perishing due to old age and when this happens it is very dangerous the tyres can become very unstable at high temperatures and explode get them changed straight away
Q. My Tyres are wearing more on the center of the breath.
A. This is commonly due to over inflation please consult your vehicle handbook if not available tyre pressure charts can be found on most petrol stations.
Q. My Tyres are wearing on the edges of the breath.
A. This is commonly due to under inflation please consult your vehicle handbook if not available tyre pressure charts can be found on most petrol stations.
Q. One of my Tyres needs replacing due to damage do i need to change both tyres ie on tha same axle.
A. In an ideal world yes but unfortunately it is not ideal so you only have to change the one if you go to a tyre shop and they tell you you need two tyres or even four in some cases get a second opinion.
Q. I check my tyres all the time and they constantly lose pressure why.
A. All Tyres lose about 3PSI per month but after a few years alloy wheels especially start to corode around the bead of the wheel causing tyres to lose pressure this can be solved by either a wheel refurb or the cheaper option of a Beadseal.
Q. I have a nail or screw in my tyre can it be fixed and is it safe.
A. Yes the tyre can be fixed and it is perfectly safe if A: The screw or nail is 1 inch away from the shoulder of the tyre. B: Is no bigger than 8mm in diameter. C: The tyre has not been driven on flat for zero distance. D: The tyre is legal and in good condition.
Q. So many Tyre brands to choose from what ones would you recommend.
A. Customers ask us this question the most and we seriously do not know different tyres behave differently on each vehicle and driving style so we always recommend the Tyre that was fitted on the Vehicle from new.