Top Tips for Changing a Tyre

To eradicate complicated instructions on how to change a flat car tyre, Auto Trader has created a simple step-by-step guide that every kind of motorist can follow.

This instructographic outlines how to change a tyre in five main steps, with top tips throughout to make sure that you do it in the safest way possible. It is one of those things that every driver should know but some drivers are afraid to think about, but with these simple instructions, it is now one of those things that every driver can practice before it actually happens out on the road.

Why not bookmark this instructographic on your smart phone, just in case you do suffer a flat tyre on your travels.

How to change a tyre

As part of your overall vehicle check, you should always make sure that you check the health of your tyres on a regular basis. This includes everything from testing the tread depth on every tyre, which should be a minimum of 1.6mm across the central three quarters of each tyre, the correct tyre pressures, which are displayed on the side of the tyres themselves and looking out for cuts, bulges and foreign objects in any part of the tyres.

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