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How to Prevent Tire Blowouts On Your RV

RV’s can be particularly prone to tire blowouts for a number of reasons. RVs typically carry more additional weight than other types of vehicles. This weight puts additional strain on tires.

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Tire checks when buying an RV

There are a few specific things that you are looking out for with these tests. 1. The age of the tire 2. The tread of the tire

The main contributing factors to a blowout that you can control when on the road are:  1. The weight of your vehicle 2. The heat and pressure in your tires

Preventing blowouts when driving

If you are travelling with a trailer, then the trailer and the vehicle and trailer combined must not exceed a certain weight.

Ensuring your vehicle is not overweight

Low tire pressure can be easily remedied by keeping your tires inflated to the pressure recommended in your owner’s manual. 

Keeping your tires at the correct pressure

When driving on gravel or off road, you need thicker tires to prevent punctures. Thinner tires are required to prevent overheating and shredding.

Using the right tires for the right terrain

If you are parking your RV for an extended period of time then you need to watch out for two types of damage (dry rotting and flat spots).

Protecting your tires when your RV is parked 

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