Tires MA: Why Are My Tires Wearing Unevenly?

Tires MA: Why Are My Tires Wearing Unevenly?

No matter how good your tires are, they can’t last forever. They are going to wear out eventually. But you expect your tires to wear out evenly so that you end up replacing them all at once or in pairs, front and rear. If you notice that your tires are wearing out unevenly, that’s a sign that there is another problem with your vehicle. The way the tires wear out can give you an idea of what the problem is. At Framingham Tire, tires in MA are what we do, so bring your car to us, and we’ll get you back on the road in no time.

Here are three common problems that cause tires in MA to wear unevenly.


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The car needs an alignment.

If your tires are wearing out on the inner or outer edges first, that’s a sign that your alignment is off. This happens because when your car is out of alignment, the wheels lean too far on one side. If one side of your tires wears quicker than the other, that can cause problems with your suspension and steering later on.


The tires are over or underinflated.

Tires can have too much air as well as too little. If the tires are overinflated, you will notice that they wear out in the middle. There is too much pressure in the tire, and the center of the tire is making contact with the road more than the outer edges. On the other hand, if the perimeter of your tires wears faster than the middle, that is a sign of underinflation. In that case, the edges are making more contact with the road.


The suspension is worn out.

Wear to your tires that look like dips in the tread is called cupping. This happens when your suspension is damaged and the car is bouncing up and down and taking bumps harder than it should. If you hit a pothole or a curb recently, that can damage your suspension. Components of your suspension can also just wear out over time, causing cupping to your tires.


Get New Tires in MA at Framingham Tire

No matter what kind of wear you see, Framingham Tire is the place to go for new tires in MA. We carry all the top brands and will help you choose the best tires for your car and your budget. We’ll also figure out what caused the uneven wear in the first place and make the necessary repairs.


Contact us at 508-872-5600 to get a quote or schedule an appointment today!

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