Video: Proper Wheel Balancing Can Prevent Tire Vibration

Video: Proper Wheel Balancing Can Prevent Tire Vibration

Tire Review's David Sickels has some tips to prevent or fix most vibrations, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

According to Coats, around 60% of vibration-related comebacks are due to improper wheel mounting or balancing. But you can minimize vibration comebacks with the proper balancing of your customers’ tires.

Tire Review’s David Sickels has some tips to prevent or fix most vibrations, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

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