How to Do a Tire Rotation

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Tire rotation is something you can do at home, in most cases. A lot of Riverside drivers have learned how to do a tire rotation. If you’d like to learn how to rotate tires at home, read our handy guide below. Of course, if you would rather leave this task to the professionals, our helpfulservice center would be happy to assist you. 

How to Rotate Tires at Home

Learning how to do a tire rotation is well within reach of just about any Corona driver. It’s important to note that tire rotation on an all-wheel drive vehicle should only be done by trained professionals. You should also see a professional if you need an alignment or balance. Otherwise, tire rotation is something you can likely handle yourself. Follow these steps on how to rotate tires at home:

4-Wheel Drive, Front-Wheel Drive, and Rear-Wheel Drive

  • When to rotate tires: 6,000 to 8,000 miles
  • Switch the front left tire with the rear right tire
  • Switch the front right tire with the rear left tire

All-Wheel Drive Vehicles (popular with Fontana drivers)

  • When to rotate tires: 5,000 to 7,500 miles
  • Do not attempt! Schedule an appointment with experts who know how to do a tire rotation for all-wheel drive vehicles!

Dually pickup trucks (with two rear wheels on each side)

  • When to rotate tires: 6,000 to 8,000 miles or every six months
  • Rear inside tire on the right side: switch to front right side
  • Rear outside tire on the right side: switch to the inside
  • Rear inside tire on the left side: switch to front left side
  • Rear outside tire on the left side: switch to the inside
  • Front left tire: switch to rear left outside
  • Front right tire: switch to rear right outside

Let the Tire Experts at Riverside Kia Do the Work

Are you ready to tackle rotating your tires? If you’d rather avoid the hassle, why not let our trained tire experts take care of it? Ourservice specials make it so affordable, there’s no reason not to let us do it. Our dealership is conveniently located near San Bernardino, so drop by orcontact us today.

 

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