Skip to Main Content

Tire Services & Wheel Repair in Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Tires & Wheels

What Do Tires and Wheels Do?

A wheel is composed of three main parts: the spokes, the rim and the tire. The tire is the outermost surface of the wheel that comes into contact with the road. It connects to the rim of the tire, which is simply the outside edge of the wheel. A tire covers the rim of the wheel to both protect the rim and help your vehicle absorb shock and increase performance. Without all three parts, the safety and performance of your tires would be greatly reduced. To learn about tire repair service, contact Meineke #558 in Mount Prospect, IL.

Know the Importance of Your Tires

Tires are arguably one of the most important parts of any vehicle. This is because they are what helps your car or truck cling to the road and have enough traction to safely operate. Your car only accelerates, turns and stops because your tires allow it to. Tires also play an important role in gas mileage. When they are improperly inflated they lose fuel efficiency and you end up paying more at the pump. At Meineke #558 in Mount Prospect, IL, we service cars while and act as a tire repair shop. Contact us for tire change service for all your vehicles.

Signs of Potential Issues

If you have older or damaged tires, you may be wondering about potential warning signs. Fortunately for drivers, many of these signs are easily observable to the naked eye. If you notice that your tires are punctured or cracked, it may be time to consider taking your vehicle to a tire change service provider. If your pressure sensor constantly gives low readings, even after you fill your tires with air or change them, your car may need to undergo tire pressure sensor replacement. Many of these issues are signs of severe damage, so call our Mount Prospect, IL, Meineke #558 location if you notice any of them.

Why Proper Maintenance of Tires and Wheels Is Important

Tires are vital to the function and safety of your car or truck. The ridges and patterns that make up the tread of your tire are what help it grip the road and shed water to increase traction. When a tire's tread wears down, your vehicle no longer has the same traction and can become more unpredictable or more difficult to handle safely. Underinflated or overinflated tires often cause sidewall damage that can be dangerous, which can lead to sudden tire explosions on the road. Your tires should always be kept properly inflated. Learn about tire pressure sensor replacement when you stop by Meineke #558 in Mount Prospect, IL.

Do Your Tires Need to Be Replaced?

If the tire pressure sensor light illuminates on your vehicle's dashboard, should that be an automatic sign that your tires need to be replaced? Not necessarily. Depending upon the current condition of your tires, a simple repair may be all that needs to extend their life and save you money. How are you to know? Finding out for yourself literally only takes a penny. Insert a penny into the tread of your tires, with President Lincoln's head facing downward. If any part of his head is hidden by the tread, your tires can still be used. If the dashboard light continues to go off, you may want to consider a tire pressure sensor replacement. Any tire-related questions you may have can be answered by our friendly staff at Meineke #558 in Mount Prospect, IL.

How Can You Save On Tire Repair and Replacement Costs?

If you're in need of new tires, you probably have concerns about the actual cost of tire replacement. While worn tires increase your risk of performance and stability issues on the road, that doesn't make affording new tires any easier. Fortunately, we at Meineke in Mount Prospect, IL can. Once you have your new tires, be sure to make frequent visit to our Meineke #558 web page. We frequently post repair and tire rotation coupons there. This is our way of rewarding the trust you place in us.

Schedule a Tires & Wheels service today!

Schedule Tires & Wheels Appointment

Meineke Mount Prospect

2094 South Elmhurst Road

Mount Prospect, IL 60056-5713

(847) 979-0379

Center Hours

M-F 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Sat 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Sun Closed

Get Directions > View Shop Details >

Offers at This Location

Free Tire & Air Pressure Inspection Coupon

Selected Offers: {[vm.couponListForPrint.length]}0

  • Email
  • Text

Sign Up For Offers!

Receive an email alert when offers are available at this shop.