Tire prices rising. Top 5 tips to make your tires last.

2. Rotate and balance tires every other oil change

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    A car mechanic removes a tire from a car in Heidelberg, Germany, in this 2010 file photo. Rotating your tires every other oil change can extend their life.
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AutoMD.com recommends that you rotate and balance your tires every other oil change (7,000 – 10,000 miles). Most tire shops offer this service free-of-charge if the tires were purchased from them. Rotating your tires increases their lifespan because the front tires wear faster than the rear. Also, keeping the tires balanced reduces vibration, which increases tire and component wear.

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