Maintain Proper Tire Care at BMW of Crystal Lake

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Your tires are a very important part of your BMW, and maintaining them properly is necessary for for both performance and safety. Learn how maintaining a proper tire care schedule helps extend the life of your car on the road.

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When should tires be rotated?

Your BMW's tires only need to be rotated approximately every 10,000 miles. Your technician will check them during your scheduled maintenance appointments, as well as will advise you at the time. Please be aware, some models have staggered width tires, meaning the rear tires are wider than the ones on the front. These should never be rotated.

When do tires need to be replaced?

Proper tire care ensures a longer life for your tires, but everything wears out eventually. The average lifespan for a tire is five years, although frequent driving in adverse conditions can affect this number.

How do tires influence gas mileage?

Yes, over or under inflated tires can reduce mileage. Keeping your tires at the pressure recommended in your owner's manual saves gas.

Why is my tire maintenance warning light on?

Your TPM (Tire Pressure Monitor) warning light could be alerting you to any of the following problems:

  • You have exceeded the recommended mileage setting between maintenance schedules
  • Your tires are over or underinflated
  • An abrupt change in weather has caused an incorrect reading

What wears out car tires?

Improper alignment or not keeping the tires inflated correctly can cause your tires to wear out prematurely. Your technician can let you know if you are experiencing any of these problems.

The technicians in BMW of Crystal Lake service department are highly trained and know BMW vehicles inside and out. Whether it's a simple tire rotation or a major repair, we are here to get you back on the road safely, and as soon as possible. We are located at 360 N IL Route 31 in Crystal Lake, Illinois.

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