So you’re driving along Interstate 81 on your way to work, and you hear a loud thumping sound coming from the rear of your car. You find it difficult to control your car and that’s when you realize what’s happening. Either you’ve blown out a tire, or your tire is flat. Once you safely make your way to the side of the highway you can get out and assess the tire damage. Don’t risk changing the tire yourself, contact American Towing, the best flat tire change service in Scranton and Lackawanna county and we’ll help you get back on the road.
There are a number of reasons why your tire may go flat. For example, you’re driving along the highway and you run over shattered glass, nails, or other sharp objects in the road. Your tires may be under-inflated, or the tread is bad, leaving you vulnerable to popping tires. No matter what the cause, there are dependable and experienced services that know how to handle a flat tire change safely and properly.
In the occasion that you’re stranded on the side of the road because of an unfortunate flat tire or blow out, there is no reason to panic. Once we’ve made it to your location, we’ll change your flat tire, then we will examine the rest of your tires to ensure that they’re not going to go flat once you’re back on the road. We’ll do all the hard work for you. That includes taking off your existing damaged tire, examining your spare to ensure it’s safe. We don’t want to put a bad spare tire on your vehicle that could end up going flat once you’re back on the road again. If you’ve experienced any type of car problem, contact the best flat tire change service in Northeast Pennsylvania. You’ll be back on the road safely, on your way to your destination quickly, and safely.
Do not drive on a flat tire. A fully inflated tire is necessary to support the weight of your vehicle. If there is not enough air in the tire, it can cause internal and external damage. Also, the material inside the tire can be damaged beyond repair.
One tried and true method is to try the Penny Test. This involves placing Lincoln’s face upside down into the tire tread. If the tire covers his head, there is more than 2/32 of an inch of depth, and thus more tread life to your tires. But if his head is visible, its time to replace your tires.
Yes, especially when compared to driving on a flat tire. A patched tire repair is better and safer. There are no safety concerns with a well-patched tire, and it’s actually the best way to handle flat tires. It’s safe to drive on a patched tire regardless of how rugged or rocky the roads get.