What is a Tire Balance?

What is a Tire Balance?

A Tire balance is to tune up your wheel setup. It is done to make sure weight is evenly distributed.

How to tell if a Tire Balance is correct?

If your tires are not appropriately balanced, there will be some obvious signs such as faster tread wear and poor fuel economy. You will also feel a vibration in the steering wheel, the floorboard or the seat at higher speeds.

Why is a Tire Balance important?

A tire balance is done so the tires will roll smoothly and tires will last longer. You will also experience a smoother ride for having a well-balanced tire.

When to get a Tire Balance done?

  • It is recommended to have the a tire balance done every 8000km or every two years at the very least.
  • If you feel a vibration in the steering wheel, the floorboard or your seat.
  • You get a flat tire and need to repair the tire.
  • Buying a new set of tires.
  • You notice uneven tire wear
  • A weight that is used to be on the rim, such as a rim cover, falls off.