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Balancing your tyres is something you can’t do yourself, you will need to take your tyres for tyre service, where they will take your tyres off and put them in a rotating machine that measures the side forces on the tyre, the machine calculates what weight should be added to counteract these forces and balance the wheel. When the weights, which should be environmentally friendly and not contain lead, have been added the wheel should rotate smoothly. When you change between summer and winter tyres, or just rotate your tyres at a tyre service station, they will check if the tyres are balanced. If you drive with wheels that are not balanced, the tyres can wear unevenly, and the steering wheel can rattle and decrease the driving comfort. Uneven wear can cause your tyre lifetime to decrease. In addition to that the tyres need to be balanced, they also need…

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It is very important to equip our car with good quality tyres after all tyres are the most important part of the vehicle. It is constantly in contact with the road surface, and it is the tyres that create traction. The car is only as good as its tyres. To take an example, when a race car makes a pitstop, it’s the tyres that are checked and changed. It is also important to maintain your tyres, keeping an eye on tread depth and tyre pressure. The tread depth has importance in hydroplaning in that not enough tread depth can increase the risk. This is because the grooves on the tyres work to siphon water away from the surface between the tyres when the road is covered in water. If the grooves are not adequate because the tread depth on the tyres it too low, it can cause aquaplaning. The same…

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