An automobile expert talked about seasonal tire installation rules 10:26

Drivers should not rush to switch from winter tires to summer tires because temperature changes at night can cause ice to form on the roads in the morning. About This Life said automobile expert “” Valery Arutin.

“As a rule, mass tire changes begin after the average daily temperature begins to remain consistently above +7°C. But in order to carry out the operation without fuss and queues, you should sign up for tire fitting in advance,” the expert advised.

At the same time, he noted that using winter tires in hot weather will increase wear, worsen the vehicle’s braking performance and increase fuel consumption. When installing seasonal tires, Arutin recommends that the tires be checked for possible defects, damage and cuts before being installed on the vehicle.

“Summer tires should have a tread depth of at least 1.6 mm, or better yet, at least 3 mm. You should check the year of manufacture of the tyres; The optimum shelf life of summer tires without use is no more than ten years. “As a precaution during regular driving, it is recommended to replace tires if their service life exceeds 5 years,” he said.

Previously, Nikita Rodionov, technical director of the international network of car service centers Fit Service said Failure to maintain the required level of tire pressure can lead to premature wear, as well as an accident, says “”.

It has been explained before how it will happen save money When buying summer tires.

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Source: Gazeta


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