Ultimately, the goal for tire dealers working with fleets is to lower cents-per-mile.
Inform customers that if they want to get the best mileage out of their tires, only you will do this for them, so they should get in the habit of coming back for this service.
Michael Alusick dedicated his working life to Bear Automotive, Sun Electric, Forward Lift and Snap-on Equipment.
An effective way to increase your sales is to increase consumer awareness of the sub-services included in the installation packages.
A shop owner has many choices when it comes to assessing which wheel balancer is right for them. Let this checklist help you out.
In Part II of this article, we move to tire/wheel RFV in terms of tire vibration problem-solving in the tire shop.
A radial force variation issue may prove to be the cause of a vibration that won’t reveal itself while performing only a wheel balance.
Contrary to popular belief, all wheel balancers are not the same. When tires and wheels were of similar size and mass, it didn’t matter as much, but now, like everything else, things change.
No matter if you’re working on a light truck, high-performance vehicle or commercial truck, centering is the foundation of each wheel balance that is performed on the vehicle. However, there’s more that goes into the process than many think.
Understanding radial force vectors will help you avoid tire vibration and other comebacks.
Unbalanced tires can lead to problems throughout a vehicle, and increased comebacks in the shop.