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Receive Up To 30% Off Your Online Purchase Of Select Parts And Accessories
Use promotional code MMJ30 at checkout to receive 30% off the following categories: Select Brake Parts, Select Hi-Performance and Truck Accessories, Batteries, Paint, Splash Guards, Select Ventvisors & Bug Shields, Springs & Spacers, Water Pumps, Belts, A/C Parts, Starters, Alternators, Fuel Pumps, Radiators, Radiator Fans, Thermostats, Caps & Clamps, Clutches, Spark Plugs, Plug Wires, CV Axles, Battery Chargers & Booster Cables, OE Locks, Rack & Pinons, Window Motors, RainX Wipers, Appearance Chemicals, Floor Mats, Lift Equipment, Hand Tools, Travel Accessories, Car Covers, Seat Covers, Wheel Covers, Body Repair, Collectibles and Apparel.

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Offers not valid in combination with any other discounts, promotions or items already on sale. Not valid on gift cards, special orders, installed merchandise, commercial or fleet purchases. Those products that are included in these offers will be displayed in product search results and product detail pages. Excludes the following brands: WeatherTech, Champion, Powerstop, Razor, Traxxas, Superchips, Hypertech, Edge, Bully Dog, Diablo, Edelbrock, Holley, NOS, Proform, Specialty Auto, Autometer, Accel, K&N, Kenwood, Pioneer, Sony, Thule, Thule Karrite, JVC, Flowmaster, Hurst, B&M, MSD, Moog, Wagner, Philips and BBK Performance. Valid online until 11:59 PM EST on 11/22/17.

Receive 10% Off Wagner branded brake parts with your online purchase. Use promotional code: WAGNER10.

Receive 20% Off Select Champion branded products with your online purchase. Use promotional code: CHAMP20.

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Your tires are one of the most important parts on your car. So it’s crucial to check your tires at least once a month to make sure they’re in good driving condition, to avoid any potential scares on the road.

Quick Tire Inspection Steps
Here are a few simple ways to scope out potential problems with your tires to avoid any issues that could become costly or dangerous down the road.

Take a walk around your car

Make sure you complete this step in good lighting so that you can see everything as easily as possible. Any dark shadows could shield you from seeing the real problem.

Check for uneven treadwear

If you notice uneven tread wear you may need to have your tires rotated. Visit our Types of Treadwear Patterns page to learn more. Uneven tread could be caused by:
  1. Too much or too little air pressure
  2. Alignment or balancing issues
  3. Steering or suspension problems

Look for cracking or bulging treads or sidewalls

This could mean there is a weakness in your tire. Cracking or bulging is typically casued by hitting a pothole or a curb.

Check for anything poking into the tire

Depending on where you live or regularly park, there is a chance that unwanted prickly items could be digging into your car.

Look out for worn tire treads

Stick a penny in the tread, top edge. If the tire tread does not touch Lincoln’s head, your tires are worn and you need new ones as soon as possible. Click here to learn more about the Penny Test.
These problems could cause a tire blowout, – and to a loss of control that can be very dangerous. If you happen to find any of these problems, just schedule an appointment below or pull into a Pep Boys store near you for a professional tire check. To learn more about tires, visit our TreadSmart page.