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How to Inspect Truck Tires During Summer

Today, we’ll review everything you should do when inspecting your truck tires this summer.

Much like how walking on hot pavement can be rough on one’s feet, the same can be said for truck tires when you’re driving on the road. The weather can have an effect on how well your vehicle operates. As such, when the weather gets especially hot this summer, you’ll need to check on your tires more frequently to make sure they stay in good condition throughout the season. So, how does one inspect them? Today, we’ll review everything you should do when inspecting your truck tires this summer.

Monitor Your Tire Pressure

Your truck tires need to be at the right amount of pressure. When they’re underinflated, the temperature of your tires will rise while you’re driving your truck. This makes it more likely for your tires to fail you.

Also, overinflation can be a problem. It results in your tires experiencing wear and tear, and you may even experience a tire blowout if you come across a pothole or some other disruptive object. Speak with a tire service professional to determine what the optimal pressure level should be for your tires.

Note When There are Incorrect Wear Patterns

Your truck tires should get worn down at the same rate. If some tires are more worn down than others, this is worth monitoring. Incorrect wear patterns can be attributed to various problems with your vehicle. It could be due to your truck tires not being inflated properly. Other times, road conditions can impact some tires more than others. Perhaps there’s wear and tear on your steering component. Given the varied number of causes for uneven wear on your tires, it’s important to have a professional truck service company diagnose the issue for you.

Check Your Truck Tires for Damage

It’s possible for your tires to get cracked and bent while you’re using them, which is why it’s crucial that you check on the wear and tear of your tires from time to time. One notable area that can be damaged is the mounting holes, and this happens due to over tightening of the tightening surface, which can wear it down more quickly.

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Baltimore Freightliner-Western Star is an award-winning, authorized dealer for new and used medium-duty and heavy-duty Freightliner and Western Star trucks and Sprinter Vans. We also provide expert service repair for Detroit Diesel, Cummins, Caterpillar, and Mercedes-Benz engines.
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