How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires?

service technician performing a tire rotation



Most of our Farmington Hills customers know that it’s important to rotate their tires. What they’re not sure about is when to rotate tires. Our service department wants to help you keep your tires and your car in top shape. That’s why we’ve put together the guidelines below on how many miles to rotate tires. So, how often should you rotate your tires? Let’s find out!

When to Rotate Tires

Rotating your tires extends their life and ensures they wear evenly. How often should you rotate your tires? It’s done differently for every type of drivetrain. Also, dually pickups have their own set of guidelines regarding how and when to rotate tires. Rotate your tires according to the guidelines below so you can keep safe while driving along our Rochester Hills roads:

FWD Car or Truck

  • How many miles to rotate tires: 6,000 to 8,000
  • Front left tire: rotate to rear right
  • Front right tire: rotate to rear left
  • Rear left tire: rotate to front left
  • Rear right tire: rotate to front right

RWD Car or Truck

  • How many miles to rotate tires: 6,000 to 8,000
  • Front left tire: rotate to rear left
  • Front right tire: rotate to rear right
  • Rear left tire: rotate to front right
  • Rear right tire: rotate to front left

4WD Car or Truck

  • How many miles to rotate tires: 6,000 to 8,000
  • Front left tire: rotate to rear right
  • Front right tire: rotate to rear left
  • Rear left tire: rotate to front right
  • Rear right tire: rotate to front left

AWD Vehicle

  • How many miles to rotate tires: 5,000 to 7,500 miles
  • How to do it: Don’t! Have a professional do this

How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires on a Dually Pickup?

Follow these guidelines for how and when to rotate tires on a dually pickup truck:

How many miles to rotate tires: 6,000 to 8,000 miles or every six months

Front left tire: rotate to rear left (outside)

Front right tire: rotate to rear right (outside)

Rear left tire (inside): rotate to front left

Rear left tire (outside): rotate to rear left (inside)

Rear right tire (inside): rotate to front right

Rear right tire (outside): rotate to rear right (inside)

Trust the Tire Experts at Fred Lavery Porsche Company

Why rotate your tires yourself? Let the experts at Fred Lavery Porsche Company of Birmingham do it. You can even schedule an appointment online. We’re just a short drive away from Bloomfield Hills, so contact us today! Also be sure to learn more about the cost of an oil change.

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