Tyre safety is one of the most important aspects of owning any performance vehicle from the BMW range, and if not taken seriously could be one of the most costly errors you will ever make. Here at MB Liverpool, your local independent BMW Liverpool specialist garage we see and hear about these errors every day. Under inflation, over inflation, warn walls from constant kerbing, tyres not checked from the day the car was bought or tyres that have treads that are well below what the law requires as an absolute minimum (which is 1.6mm). If you are unsure about any or the above, MB Liverpool trained technicians well be only too happy to help and advise you about BMW tyres.
BMW Tyres Pressures
MB Liverpool recommends that tyre pressures should be checked weekly, as your BMW tyres pressure can be affected very quickly if you hit a pot hole knock a kerb or have to brake suddenly. If you are planning a long trip or using your car more than normal then you should also check the pressure of your BMW tyres. The correct pressure for your BMW tyres can be found on a drivers’ door when opened and may be different for different models. Under and over inflation of your BMW tyres will cause adverse wear of the tyre, shortening its live and overall safety.
BMW Tyres Tread depth
If you are using a normal road tyre then the tread will start at 8mm, over time and depending how you drive or in what conditions you drive this depth will reduce.
You need to make sure that you BMW tyres do not get to the point where they are illegal as there is a 3 point penalty and a £2500 fine for each tyre. MB Liverpool, your local independent BMW Liverpool specialist garage will normally advice you of tyre ware when you have your BMW Inspection 1 service or BMW Inspection 2 service, but intermittent check-ups are always a good idea. It pays it stay on the safe side.
It pays to get all the facts first. MB Liverpool Independent specialist Liverpool Garage for prestige BMW Liverpool servicing, maintenance and repairs. They are also Liverpool Mercedes and Liverpool Mini servicing and repair experts.
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