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  • Four Common Winter / Snow Tire Myths and Facts

  • …more aggressive tread patterns and siping still provided better snow traction than all-season tires. Regardless, the more recent generations of Bridgestone Blizzak tires have a winter compound in both layers of their dual layer tread compound. Myth #3: Snow tires "burn up" or wear out very quickly on dry…

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  • Winter / Snow Tire Break-In

  • …sticking to the hot tire mold as the tire cures. For break-in, we suggest a few hundred miles of gentle acceleration, cornering and braking in order to wear off this compound and get a feel for how your winter / snow tires handle compared to your non-winter tires. For more information on how to properly…

  • Tire Tech Information - Alignment

  • …regardless of age. Incorrect alignment settings will usually result in more rapid tire wear. Therefore, alignment should be checked whenever new tires or suspension components are installed, and any time unusual tire wear patterns appear. Alignment should also be checked after the vehicle has encountered a major…


  • …Was this answer helpful to you? Yes | No Thank you for submitting feedback on this answer. Why are my brakes wearing unevenly? It's not uncommon for the front brake pads and rotors to wear out faster than the rears. This is because the front brakes do most of the work stopping the vehicle. As the brakes…


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