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Tesla Tire Rotation in San Carlos CA

Toole’s Garage in San Carlos is the premier auto repair shop in the area, and provides broad range of automotive services, including Tesla tire rotation. Tire rotation, like the oil change – which you don’t have to worry about if you drive a Tesla - is one of these services we don’t think much about, even though they have huge impact on our wallets. Tire rotation evens out tire wear thus extending tire life. Regular tire rotation is especially important for electric vehicles, since their weight, torque, and in the case of Tesla, the sheer fun of driving it, result in accelerated tire wear. Tire rotation improves handling as well, and it can be done while you wait. At our San Carlos auto care facility we recommend following Tesla guidelines to perform tire rotation every 6250 miles. While we rotate the tires, we will also check tire tread, and adjust tire pressure to Tesla specifications. For conventional cars, 6250 miles roughly coincides with oil changes, so a ... read more

Tire Check Before the Winter Rains

Tire Check Before the Winter Rains

With the Fall upon us, the rains are coming soon. At Toole’s Garage in San Carlos and Valley Springs we recommend tire inspection before the wet weather arrives. Tires are vital to your driving safety. With wet roads and less daylight, you want to make sure your vehicle’s tires are in good condition. At a minimum, we recommend following checks:  • Tire air pressure check (if your vehicle has tire pressure monitoring system – most vehicles do – it will alert you with this icon     if tire air pressure drops) • Inspect all tires for irregular wear patterns which could mean alignment problems • Check for any visible tire problems – if your vehicle has bald tires, tire rot, cords/wire showing - it’s time for new tires • Check tires for punctures, nails, or cuts • Check tread depth  You can do these checks at home, but if you prefer to have professionals do the inspection, call our San Carlos o ... read more


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