Q: How do I check the health of my tires?

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How do I check the health of my tires?

Periodically checking the health of your tires is important. Tires that are in bad shape are an extreme safety liability. To check the health of your tires, visually inspect them. You should look for excessive wear and tear, uneven balding patterns, and any damage, such as cuts, gashes, and screws that are lodged into the rubber.

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