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We have exciting news! River City Tire & Automotive is now part of the GreatWater 360 Auto Care family! This means we can offer our customers even more than before; with upgrades in training, technology, and equipment that allows us to service your vehicle better, and a new 3 Year/36k Mile Nationwide Warranty. Most importantly, you’ll find the same friendly faces and top-notch service you’ve come to know and trust!

How to Take Better Care of Your Car Tires

Proper and regular car maintenance is the key to a smooth-running car that will rarely, if ever, give you trouble. One of the most important parts of car maintenance is car tire care. With good care and maintenance, a new set of tires can last you longer, saving you cash. Here are a few things you can do to help keep your tires in good shape.

Check Tire Pressure

Take a closer look at your tires every day before you hope inside. Make sure that all tires are properly inflated. It is important to note that each unique tire has unique air pressure specifications based on the vehicle's weight, suspension, and steering design. If you're unsure about how much tire pressure your tires need, check out the car manual.

Rotate Your Tires Regularly

Typically, the tires at the front of the vehicle wear out faster than the rear tires. This is usually because the front tires keep rotating while you take turns while the rear tires remain stationary. Because of this effect, it is important to rotate your tires every 6,000 miles so they wear out evenly.

Don't Drive Too Fast

Tires on a vehicle that speed wear off faster than those on a slowly driven car. Moderating your driving speeds slightly can slow wear and tear, lengthening your tire lifespan.

Use Your Spare Tire

If you notice your tire is even damaged, you need to pull over and replace it with your spare tire. Driving on a damaged or deflated tire can damage it irreparably. Let a professional inspect the damaged tire later to get it promptly fixed.

Our auto repair shop specializes in tire replacement and maintenance, among other auto repair services. We invite you to bring your vehicle to River City Tire & Automotive for all your tire needs.


312 E 35th St Davenport, IA 52806 (563) 386-2700
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