Above all else, healthy tires are the key to tackling the roads of New City, Nanuet, and Pearl River with ease. That's why it's essential to visit a service center that's not only armed with quality tires but also the necessary expertise to keep them in perfect condition for the long haul.

Fortunately, the skilled tire technicians at Rockland CDJR are here to offer up some helpful advice on improving your tires' longevity. Plus, we'll fill you in on some of the most requested tire services we provide to drivers at our state-of-the-art facility. Ready to learn more? Let's get started!

When Should I Replace My Tires?

Great question! For the most part, there are three ways to determine if your car needs a tire replacement:

  • Tread depth
  • Your car's mileage
  • The tire's manufacture date

Let's start with tread depth that we'll discuss more in depth later. The tread depth of your tires should have no less than 4/32-inch of tread depth left to operate safely. If the tread depth is at 4/32-inch or less, it's time to replace your tires.

In addition, your car's mileage can be a solid indicator that you need a tire replacement. While the recommended mileage to have your tires replaced can vary depending on the make and model of your vehicle, it's best to switch out your old tires once you reach between 25,000 to 50,000 miles. Check your owner's manual for more specific information on this!

 

     

Finally, the manufacture date of your automobile can give you a general idea of how long your tires have been on the road. Most service technicians suggest changing your tires every six years or so. So, if you've been driving your vehicle for close to-or more than-six years, call our tire center team to schedule a tire replacement!

What Are the Benefits of Tire Rotations?

We're glad you asked! First, by routinely rotating your tires, the amount of wear each tire endures-especially for front-wheel drive vehicles-will be minimized.

As a result, you'll maximize the tread depth and lifespan of your tires. Of course, this is only one of the many benefits associated with regular tire rotations. The other positives of having this service done are:

  • Better handling: Due to the fact that regularly rotated tires wear more evenly, you'll likely experience smoother handling and less shaking while on the road.
  • Enhanced safety: With the right amount of tire tread, your vehicle can quickly come to stops and effectively handle slippery conditions. That way, you'll keep both yourself and other drivers safe.
  • Improved gas mileage: Without the additional friction and pull caused by worn-down tire tread, your car can operate at its highest level of performance. That way, you can potentially conserve more fuel as you drive.
 

How Do I Check Tire Tread?

There are several ways to check your tire tread. The most common method is the Penny Test. There are just a few simple steps you can take to complete this quick test at home:

  • Locate a penny-don't forget to check underneath your couch!
  • Insert the penny into your tire's tread groove with Lincoln's head facing down.
  • If the top of Lincoln's head is blocked by your tire tread, you have sufficient tire tread.
  • If all of Lincoln's head is visible, you'll need to contact our service center for a tire replacement.

It's that simple! If you have any trouble performing the Penny Test, the tire professionals at our dealership are more than happy to tell you if your vehicle needs a new set of tires.

Our Tire Services: Which One Is Right for You?

No matter what type of tire repair or service you're looking for, the team at our tire shop has your back. Our certified service experts undergo rigorous training to ensure every aspect of your vehicle is addressed with care and attention to detail.

In addition to that, you'll find a vast selection of tire services available at our service facility, including:

  • Tire replacement
  • Flat tire repair
  • Tire inspection
  • Wheel alignment
  • Tire rotation

Furthermore, we make it easy to purchase your next tires before visiting our service center to have them replaced. All you have to do is complete our online request form and hit Submit. Then, our team will contact you when your tires have arrived at our shop.

Now that you know more about all the tire services offered at Rockland CDJR, you're ready to head on over to our center for a visit. We'll happily advise all drivers near New City, Nanuet, and Pearl River on the tire options best for your vehicle. Schedule your appointment online or stop by today!

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Rockland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

60 Route 304
Directions Nanuet, NY 10954-2924

  • SALES: (845) 608-8115
  • Service: (845) 367-9389
  • Parts: (845) 367-9213

Hours

  • Monday 09:00AM - 07:00PM
  • Tuesday 09:00AM - 07:00PM
  • Wednesday 09:00AM - 07:00PM
  • Thursday 09:00AM - 07:00PM
  • Friday 09:00AM - 07:00PM
  • Saturday 09:00AM - 06:00PM
  • Sunday 11:30AM - 05:00PM