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Tires For Sale In Chantilly

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Tires are one of the most important parts of your vehicle, and Pohanka Chevrolet in Chantilly sells tires at prices you can afford. Stop in and see our wide selection of tires for sale, including BF Goodrich, Bridgestone, Cooper, Firestone, Goodyear, and Michelin. At Pohanka Chevrolet in Chantilly, we will not be undersold on tires. 

Basic maintenance and upkeep to your tires can save you time and money in the long run. Here are a couple tips on how to get the most out of your tires.

How To Check Tire Pressure

Believe it or not, simply knowing how much air is in your tire is very important. Proper inflation allows you to get the most performance out of your tire, including a smoother ride and better fuel economy. Over-inflation can lead to stiffer tires and a rougher ride, while under-inflation can warp the tire and even reduce tread life by 25%. To know your tire pressure, use a simple tire pressure gauge (found at any auto parts store for less than five bucks). First, consult your owner's manual, or look inside the driver's side door to find the correct PSI (Pounds per Square Inch). Secondly, make sure the tires are cold; check them either before you drive or at least three hours after you've driven. Finally, unscrew the cap on the valve stem of the tire, and push the pressure gauge onto the stem. Smaller vehicles usually have a PSI of 30 or 40, while larger vehicles with larger tires can be around 45 PSI. Again, check your manual or inside the driver's side door! If you need to add air to your tires, most gas and service stations have an air pump, either for free or with a small fee. Now, simply fill your tires. Be sure to keep checking the PSI with your tire pressure gauge as you are filling them, and be sure to check the PSI weekly.

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How To Inspect Your Tires

One of the most tried and true ways to see if you need new tires is the penny test. Take a penny and turn it so that honest Abe's profile is facing you. Now, flip it upside down. Next, find a spot of tread that looks low and insert the penny. If any part of Lincoln's head is covered by the tread, you are good to go. If any part of his head is covered, your tires are wearing out and their ability to maintain grip is reduced. Another way to inspect your tires is to simply look at them. Do you see wear on both sides of your tire (nearest you and nearest the engine)? This means your tires are under-inflated and you should add more air! Is there wear just in the center of your tire? This means they are over-inflated and air should be taken out of them! Is the wear strangely uneven? This can mean poor alignment and should be inspected as soon as possible! If you're looking at your tire and see an indentation, do not be alarmed; this is normal. However, if you notice a bulge, DO NOT drive on this tire, even to get it replaced! This shows a weakness in the tire and may result in a blowout while driving! Be safe, put on the spare, and then get it replaced.


Take Advantage of Our Tire Offers and Coupons

Now that you know how to properly check the air pressure and inspect your tires, comein to Pohanka Chevrolet in Chantilly and see our large and affordable tire selection! View the current GM tire offers and rebates  and learn more about Pohanka Chevrolet tire specials and tire coupons. At the Pohanka Chevrolet Service Department, we will not be undersold on tires and guarantee you the best value in brand name tires.

 

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-          Always seek the professional advice of your Pohanka Chevrolet Service Advisor before inspecting or attempting repairs to your vehicle on your own. This content is for informational purposes and not specific instructions for maintaining or repairing your vehicles tires. You can reach Pohanka Chevrolet Service at 855-976-6238 during our extended service hours. Or, you can visit http://www.pohankachevrolet.com/ask-a-tech/.  And, at Pohanka Chevrolet, an appointment is not necessary. Just bring it in!