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1850 Capital Circle NE, Tallahassee, FL, 32308

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  • Mon - Fri8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sat8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sun11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Sat8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires?

Do you want to know how often should you rotate your tires when driving around Tallahassee? Most tire and automobile makers recommend rotating your tires about every 3,000 to 7,500 miles, but it also depends on whether your car has an AWD, FWD, or RWD drivetrain. Of course, you should always review your owner’s manual for the specific guidelines for your Buick or GMC. If you live near Thomasville, GA and are still not sure how many miles to rotate tires or when to rotate tires, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Buick GMC is at your service, so give us a call at 850-304-0538!

Tire Rotation for RWD

If your vehicle is rear-wheel drive, the rear wheels receive power and therefore generally wear out faster than the front tires. Try to keep the following key tips in mind if you drive a RWD car:

  • RWD vehicles need their tires rotated about every 5,000 to 7,500 miles, or as recommended in the owner’s manual.
  • For a RWD auto, rotate the front tires directly back, then rotate the back tires forward, and be sure to switch sides.

When to Rotate Tires on FWD

If your new Buick or GMC is a front-wheel-drive vehicle, it sends its power from the engine to the front wheels, which causes the front tires to wear out faster than the rear tires. Keep the following important tire rotation tips in mind if you own a FWD vehicle in the Thomasville, GA area.

  • A front-wheel-drive car usually needs the tires rotated approximately every 5,000 to 7,500 miles, or as suggested in your owner’s manual.
  • When you move the rear tires to the front, make sure you flip sides. For example, the rear left tire should be placed on the front right, but, when you move the front tires back, keep them on the same side.
  • If you often drive on rough Crawfordville roads, you may want to rotate your tires more often or sooner. Call or visit Dale Earnhardt Jr. Buick GMC to develop a customized maintenance plan for your unique car care needs.

AWD Tire Rotation Tips

If you live in Panama City and are curious when to rotate tires on your AWD vehicle, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Buick GMC has the answer. Tires on all-wheel-drive vehicles typically wear out differently, and because of that many auto specialists recommend rotating them every 3,000 to 5,000 miles.

What to Do if You’re Not Sure When Your Tires Were Last Rotated

If you don’t know when your tires were last rotated, you should probably call the service department at Dale Earnhardt Jr. Buick GMC to schedule service. Our friendly service team will check the tread wear on all of your tires to see if it’s time for tire rotation. Normally, tires require rotation when the tread gets below 2/32 of an inch.

Bring Your Car to Dale Earnhardt Jr. Buick GMC for Tire Service

Now that you no longer have to wonder how often should you rotate tires, bring your vehicle to Dale Earnhardt Jr. Buick GMC for needed tire service. Find out why our customers keep coming back year after year and recommending us to their friends in Tallahassee. From oil changes to collision repair, and much more, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Buick GMC is your Buick and GMC headquarters. Check out our service specials and then contact us today!

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1850 Capital Circle NE • Tallahassee, FL 32308

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