An alignment sensor attached to the front wheel of a car. Concept image of wheel alignment and tire services in Longmont, CO.

Wheel Alignment and Tire Services in Longmont, CO

Worn, separated, misaligned, and unbalanced tires could all contribute to poor handling and may lead to an accident. Fortunately, Bowen Street Garage can help. We offer a wheel alignment and a range of tire services in Longmont, CO.

We check your tires every time you bring your vehicle for maintenance. We encourage you to check them, too, like the tire pressure and tread. Depending on how much you drive, you should check them every couple of weeks.

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Wheel Alignment and Tire Services in Longmont, CO

Worn, separated, misaligned, and unbalanced tires could all contribute to poor handling and may lead to an accident. Fortunately, Bowen Street Garage can help. We offer a wheel alignment and a range of tire services in Longmont, CO.

We check your tires every time you bring your vehicle for maintenance. We encourage you to check them, too, like the tire pressure and tread. Depending on how much you drive, you should check them every couple of weeks.

Wheel Alignment and Tire Services in Longmont, CO

Worn, separated, misaligned, and unbalanced tires could all contribute to poor handling and may lead to an accident. Fortunately, Bowen Street Garage can help. We offer a wheel alignment and a range of tire services in Longmont, CO.

We check your tires every time you bring your vehicle for maintenance. We encourage you to check them, too, like the tire pressure and tread. Depending on how much you drive, you should check them every couple of weeks.

An alignment sensor attached to the front wheel of a car. Concept image of wheel alignment and tire services in Longmont, CO.

Tires and Tread Wear

Learning to inspect tire tread can help you make the tires last longer.

Tires Wearing Only in the Center

Tires have too much air pressure. Check the markings on the tire’s sidewall for the PSI and reduce the air pressure.

If the tires are cold (you haven’t driven on them), the correct pressure is 2 PSI, below the noted pressure. If the tires are warm because you just stopped, the pressure should be right at the noted pressure.

For example, most car tires need 34 PSI. However, that is when the air expands from the heat. If they are cold, adjust the pressure to 32 PSI.

Tires Wearing Evenly On Both Sides

The tire pressure is too low. Adjust the tire pressure to the appropriate pressure indicated on the sidewall and compensate for cold or warm tires.

Scalloping or Wearing in a Weird Pattern Across the Tire

The tires need an alignment, or you may have a problem with the suspension. A tire mechanic at Bowen Street Garage can put your vehicle on the alignment rack to locate the problem. In many cases, the vehicle just needs an alignment.

Wheel Alignments

Bowen Street Garage has a Hunter alignment rack and a Snap-On alignment rack. If you see abnormal wear on the tires, contact the shop for an appointment to check the alignment. If you continue to drive the vehicle while it is not aligned, the tires will continue wearing, and the risk of a blowout is much higher.

Tire Rotation and Balancing

Most people do not think about balancing and rotating the tires.

However, the tires all wear differently. Rotating them—like putting a front tire into a rear position—means that one tire won’t wear before the others.

We also balance the tires. Each tire has weights on the rims. If you lose it, the tire will be out of balance. You usually feel this at about 55 to 60 mph as a shimmy in the steering wheel.

Tires and Tread Wear

Learning to inspect tire tread can help you make the tires last longer.

Tires Wearing Only in the Center

Tires have too much air pressure. Check the markings on the tire’s sidewall for the PSI and reduce the air pressure.

If the tires are cold (you haven’t driven on them), the correct pressure is 2 PSI, below the noted pressure. If the tires are warm because you just stopped, the pressure should be right at the noted pressure.

For example, most car tires need 34 PSI. However, that is when the air expands from the heat. If they are cold, adjust the pressure to 32 PSI.

Tires Wearing Evenly On Both Sides

The tire pressure is too low. Adjust the tire pressure to the appropriate pressure indicated on the sidewall and compensate for cold or warm tires.

Scalloping or Wearing in a Weird Pattern Across the Tire

The tires need an alignment, or you may have a problem with the suspension. A tire mechanic at Bowen Street Garage can put your vehicle on the alignment rack to locate the problem. In many cases, the vehicle just needs an alignment.

Wheel Alignments

Bowen Street Garage has a Hunter alignment rack and a Snap-On alignment rack. If you see abnormal wear on the tires, contact the shop for an appointment to check the alignment. If you continue to drive the vehicle while it is not aligned, the tires will continue wearing, and the risk of a blowout is much higher.

Tire Rotation and Balancing

Most people do not think about balancing and rotating the tires.

However, the tires all wear differently. Rotating them—like putting a front tire into a rear position—means that one tire won’t wear before the others.

We also balance the tires. Each tire has weights on the rims. If you lose it, the tire will be out of balance. You usually feel this at about 55 to 60 mph as a shimmy in the steering wheel.

Tires and Tread Wear

Learning to inspect tire tread can help you make the tires last longer.

Tires Wearing Only in the Center

Tires have too much air pressure. Check the markings on the tire’s sidewall for the PSI and reduce the air pressure.

If the tires are cold (you haven’t driven on them), the correct pressure is 2 PSI, below the noted pressure. If the tires are warm because you just stopped, the pressure should be right at the noted pressure.

For example, most car tires need 34 PSI. However, that is when the air expands from the heat. If they are cold, adjust the pressure to 32 PSI.

Tires Wearing Evenly On Both Sides

The tire pressure is too low. Adjust the tire pressure to the appropriate pressure indicated on the sidewall and compensate for cold or warm tires.

Scalloping or Wearing in a Weird Pattern Across the Tire

The tires need an alignment, or you may have a problem with the suspension. A tire mechanic at Bowen Street Garage can put your vehicle on the alignment rack to locate the problem. In many cases, the vehicle just needs an alignment.

Wheel Alignments

Bowen Street Garage has a Hunter alignment rack and a Snap-On alignment rack. If you see abnormal wear on the tires, contact the shop for an appointment to check the alignment. If you continue to drive the vehicle while it is not aligned, the tires will continue wearing, and the risk of a blowout is much higher.

Tire Rotation and Balancing

Most people do not think about balancing and rotating the tires.

However, the tires all wear differently. Rotating them—like putting a front tire into a rear position—means that one tire won’t wear before the others.

We also balance the tires. Each tire has weights on the rims. If you lose it, the tire will be out of balance. You usually feel this at about 55 to 60 mph as a shimmy in the steering wheel.

Separated Tires

A tire’s tread can become separated from the central part of the tire. If this happens, you might see a bubble on the sidewall or the tread.

If you can feel the steering wheel shake at slow speeds (generally less than 20 mph), you may also have a separated tire.

Unfortunately, you cannot repair separated tires. We recommend having them replaced immediately. If you think you need your tires replaced, call us today! We are happy to help keep you and your vehicle safe!

Separated Tires

A tire’s tread can become separated from the central part of the tire. If this happens, you might see a bubble on the sidewall or the tread.

If you can feel the steering wheel shake at slow speeds (generally less than 20 mph), you may also have a separated tire.

Unfortunately, you cannot repair separated tires. We recommend having them replaced immediately. If you think you need your tires replaced, call us today! We are happy to help keep you and your vehicle safe!

Separated Tires

A tire’s tread can become separated from the central part of the tire. If this happens, you might see a bubble on the sidewall or the tread.

If you can feel the steering wheel shake at slow speeds (generally less than 20 mph), you may also have a separated tire.

Unfortunately, you cannot repair separated tires. We recommend having them replaced immediately. If you think you need your tires replaced, call us today! We are happy to help keep you and your vehicle safe!

Contact Bowen Street Garage for Tires and Alignment in Longmont, CO

If you notice problems with your tires, need new tires, or require an alignment, contact us for an appointment. Call us at (303) 651-2220 or visit our shop at 51 Bowen St., Longmont, CO 80501.

Contact Bowen Street Garage for Tires and Alignment in Longmont, CO

If you notice problems with your tires, need new tires, or require an alignment, contact us for an appointment. Call us at (303) 651-2220 or visit our shop at 51 Bowen St., Longmont, CO 80501.

Contact Bowen Street Garage for Tires and Alignment in Longmont, CO

If you notice problems with your tires, need new tires, or require an alignment, contact us for an appointment. Call us at (303) 651-2220 or visit our shop at 51 Bowen St., Longmont, CO 80501.