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Our certified technicians at Bert’s Auto & Tire in Elora are able to provide superior service for all your tire and automotive needs. Specifically our team can provide tire services for clients such as wheel alignments, installing new tires, tire balancing, tire rotations and tire inspections.
Having a wheel alignment service allows you the best driving experience. It helps your vehicle drive smoother, helps your tires last longer and keeps your vehicle in peak working order. Just like the shoes you wear on your feet, tires on your vehicle can wear as you drive. If your wheels aren’t aligned properly, they can wear unevenly. The smallest alignment issue can cause problems with your tires. Save time, fuel and money by getting regular wheel alignments on your vehicle.
Regular tire maintenance is important for safety but also to ensure the longest lifespan possible of your vehicle. It is always best to check with your owner’s manual when it comes to finding the proper tire size for your specific vehicle. Recommended sizes can vary depending on year, make and model of your ride.
When you purchase new tires, it is always recommended that you purchase them in sets of 4, or at least matching 2 per axel. This will help extend the life of your new tires, be ensuring they wear evenly on each axel. You can shop for new tires online with our tire finder tool by vehicle or tire size. You can then filter by price, brand and season. Take some time to browse our extensive line up of new tires and compare tire specification and pricing before you buy. Not sure what you are looking for online? Give the shop a call for knowledgeable advice for any tire.
Tire balancing is important to increase the basic safety of your vehicle and extend the life of your tires. Our technicians are ready to help each and every client with their tire balancing needs! Every time your replace your tires, your technicians should be balancing your tires. Having your tires balanced helps with preventing uneven wear, it is important to check your tires for balance every 4,000 to 6,000 kilometers. Book an appointment today and our technicians can advise if your tires need to be balanced and/or rotated based on mileage and wear.
Your vehicle’s weight is not distributed evenly to all four corners. If you leave all 4 tires just the way they are, some tires would eventually wear out faster than others. We know that tire rotation is an essential part of making your tires last longer. The tire rotation process consists of moving your tires from front to back, moving them from one side of your vehicle to the other or a combination of both, depending on what was done before and your vehicle.
Uneven tire wear can decrease gas efficiency, offer poor driving performance and reduce the life span of new tires. Regular rotations help eliminate these problems.
Tires need to be checked on regular basis for damage, such as stones, nails or other sharp objects that may have penetrated the tire. They also need to be checked for bulges, tears or cuts that might be the result of contact with road hazards. If you have doubts about the condition of your tires, it’s best to have them inspected by our certified mechanics. Our auto repair shop is known for performing top-not tire inspection service.
For more information or to book a tire service appointment, give our shop a call!