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    Can I drive with unbalanced tires?

    Unbalanced car tires can cause damage to different parts of your vehicle. For example, driving with tires that aren't properly balanced puts undue stress on your shocks, bearings, and wheel assembly. Increased fuel costs. Driving on tires out of balance may cause your fuel costs to rise.


    When tires have little or no tread left, they canít grip the road properly, especially in wet conditions. This makes a car more susceptible to hydroplaning and skidding if you need to suddenly hit the brakes.

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    Re: Can I drive with unbalanced tires?

    Most car owners know that driving on bald tires is unsafe. However, drivers may unknowingly put themselves and others by continuing to drive on bald tires for extended periods of time.

    Safe driving requires motorists to consider themselves and others. Thus, if you believe your car tires are wearing down, you should get them inspected. If you are unsure if your tires need to be balanced, rotated, or replaced, you should keep an eye out for the signs of unbalanced tires. And if you notice any of these signs, you should get your tires checked out.

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    Re: Can I drive with unbalanced tires?

    Quote Originally Posted by carnachpace View Post
    Unbalanced car tires can cause damage to different parts of your vehicle. For example, driving with tires that aren't properly balanced puts undue stress on your shocks, bearings, and wheel assembly. Increased fuel costs. Driving on tires out of balance may cause your fuel costs to rise.


    When tires have little or no tread left, they canít grip the road properly, especially in wet conditions. This makes a car more susceptible to hydroplaning and skidding if you need to suddenly hit the brakes.
    Too much vibration. When all four car tires are properly balanced, there is minimal risk of vibration. But, when your tires are unbalanced, vibration increases throughout your vehicle.
    Uneven tread wear.One advantage of having balanced car tires is the tread wears down evenly (as long as you keep them properly inflated), so all four tires are in the same condition. Conversely, when your tires are unbalanced, certain areas of a tire can wear down quicker than they should.
    Long-term car damage.Unbalanced car tires can cause damage to different parts of your vehicle. For example, driving with tires that arenít properly balanced puts undue stress on your shocks, bearings, and wheel assembly.

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    Re: Can I drive with unbalanced tires?

    Increased fuel costs.Driving on tires out of balance may cause your fuel costs to rise. The faster you drive, the more out-of-balance tires will affect driving performance, further decreasing your fuel efficiency.
    If your car tires are unbalanced, there is no need to stress. In fact, a fast, easy process is available that ensures you can balance your tires without delay.

    Initially, car technicians look for damage and foreign materials in car tire and wheel assemblies. They then properly seat the wheels on the hubs and tighten the lug nuts. Once the technicians are done, they assess the tires and ensure they are properly installed, so you can get back on the road and drive safely once again.

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    Re: Can I drive with unbalanced tires?

    Quote Originally Posted by carnachpace View Post
    Unbalanced car tires can cause damage to different parts of your vehicle. For example, driving with tires that aren't properly balanced puts undue stress on your shocks, bearings, and wheel assembly. Increased fuel costs. Driving on tires out of balance may cause your fuel costs to rise.


    When tires have little or no tread left, they canít grip the road properly, especially in wet conditions. This makes a car more susceptible to hydroplaning and skidding if you need to suddenly hit the brakes.
    The process of tires going from balanced to unbalanced tends to happen gradually over time, and it can difficult to identify unbalanced tires exclusively with a visual inspection. In addition, the symptoms of unbalanced tires are sometimes related to other factors. For example, uneven tread wear often results from failure to keep your tires properly inflated.

    If you notice one or more of the following problems while driving, itís time to have your tires checked:

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    Re: Can I drive with unbalanced tires?

    Dynamic Balancing is a method of adding weight on the rim (wheel) to distribute the wheelís importance during the revolution evenly, or dynamic tire balancing by adding the corresponding mass to the opposite side. It can be that continuing to move with unbalanced tires is not too dangerous. Yet, you need to be aware of the problems if you drive on unbalanced wheels.

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