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  • How Old Are My Tyres? Identifying Tyre Age | Kwik Fit
    significantly slow down the rate of ageing this wax like substance is only released when the tyre is in motion Therefore if the tyre is not used frequently or is stored away ineffectively they will age more quickly rendering them unroadworthy when returned to use Low mileage older cars tend to be most at risk from premature ageing as drivers assume the tyres are still in good condition if they have plenty of tread Premature tyre ageing can affect safety and increase the risk of tyre failure For this reason Kwik Fit urges drivers with tyres that are six years old or more to have them checked professionally to ensure they are still safe for use Remember to check additional tyres such as spare wheels or those fitted to caravans and trailers as these tyres typically see less use and will be more susceptible to tyre ageing Services Search for Tyres MOT and Servicing with your vehicle registration Select Your Service Tyre Search MOT Service Brakes Exhaust Batteries Air Con Search Tyre Search By Size Unsure where to find your tyre size Click here Width 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 205 215 225 235 245 255 265 275 285 295 305 315 750 Ratio Rim Speed Search Exclusive Online Tyre Pricing We are committed to offering customers our most competitive tyre prices Read about our exclusive online tyre pricing TrustPilot We have a rating of from our customer review on TrustPilot You can view what others are saying about us and rate your own experience FAQs We offer a series of FAQs to help you learn more about our services or your vehicle Customer Services 0800 75 76 77 Our team are available Monday to Friday between 08 30 and 18 00 and Saturday between 09

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  • EU Tyre Labels – Tyre Performance Ratings | Kwik Fit
    a tyre rolls along the road it creates friction the higher the friction the more energy will be needed to keep the tyre rolling making the engine work harder and using more fuel Tyres with low rolling resistance place lower demands on fuel since less energy is being used as the tyres roll along the road The difference in fuel consumption between a car fitted with A and G class tyres is around 0 5 litres per 100km that s a saving of around 80 litres and more than 110 per year Other factors affect fuel consumption such as aerodynamics vehicle weight type of engine auxiliary systems like air conditioning slope of the road personal driving style tyre pressure level accelerations or general traffic conditions Savings based on a petrol engine car travelling 10 000 miles per year with 1 40 per litre fuel cost Wet Grip Tyres with excellent wet grip have shorter braking distances on slippery roads and increased aquaplaning resistance essential for keeping you safe in the rain These ratings are measured from the distance travelled by a car after braking at 50mph in the wet Tyres with the best EU tyre label rating for wet grip will exhibit a 30 shorter braking distance than those with the worst rating for a full set of tyres fitted to an average car A tyre s EU tyre label wet grip rating reflects the capacity of the tyre to brake on a wet road However there are other parameters which are relevant for safety e g road holding ability directional control deceleration ability on wet and dry surfaces at higher speed and aquaplaning behaviour but wet grip was chosen by the EU as the most representative situation of reduced adherence in Europe Testing according to regulation EC 1222 2009 Exterior Noise Exterior noise levels are measured in decibels dB and shown as one two or three sound waves on the EU tyre label One wave is the best performance three is the worst In fact three bars is the current limit while two meets future laws and one is a further 3dBs below The EU tyre label only measures the external rolling noise of the tyre which is not related to the in cabin noise that the driver will experience Services Search for Tyres MOT and Servicing with your vehicle registration Select Your Service Tyre Search MOT Service Brakes Exhaust Batteries Air Con Search Tyre Search By Size Unsure where to find your tyre size Click here Width 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 205 215 225 235 245 255 265 275 285 295 305 315 750 Ratio Rim Speed Search Exclusive Online Tyre Pricing We are committed to offering customers our most competitive tyre prices Read about our exclusive online tyre pricing TrustPilot We have a rating of from our customer review on TrustPilot You can view what others are saying about us and rate your own experience FAQs We offer a series of FAQs

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  • Tyre Pressure – Benefits Of Correct Tyre Inflation | Kwik Fit
    not always apparent that air is being lost from your tyres but it generally escapes at the rate of up to two PSI of air every month More air is usually lost during warm weather so more regular checks are needed when temperatures rise You can find the recommended tyre pressure for your vehicle in your vehicle handbook or printed either in the sill of the driver s door or on the inside of the fuel tank flap Your vehicle manufacturer may suggest different tyre pressures for your front and rear tyres so make sure you aware of these guidelines Alternatively use our tyre pressure finder Always check the tyre pressure with a tyre pressure gauge when your tyres are cold Finally if you are using your vehicle to carry additional load or weight always consult your vehicle handbook for the correct loaded tyre pressure Find Your Tyre Pressure Tyre Pressure Measurement Converter Convert a bar pressure measurement into a psi pressure measurement and vice versa using our tyre pressure converter BAR PSI BAR PSI BAR PSI BAR PSI BAR PSI 1 30 bar 17 psi 1 90 bar 27 psi 2 60 bar 37 psi 3 25 bar 47 psi 3 95 bar 57 psi 1 35 bar 18 psi 1 95 bar 28 psi 2 65 bar 38 psi 3 30 bar 48 psi 4 00 bar 58 psi 1 40 bar 19 psi 2 00 bar 29 psi 2 70 bar 39 psi 3 40 bar 49 psi 4 10 bar 59 psi 1 45 bar 20 psi 2 10 bar 30 psi 2 75 bar 40 psi 3 50 bar 50 psi 4 15 bar 60 psi 1 50 bar 21 psi 2 15 bar 31 psi 2 80 bar 41 psi 3 55 bar 51 psi 4 50 bar 65 psi 1 55 bar 22 psi 2 20 bar 32 psi 2 90 bar 42 psi 3 60 bar 52 psi 4 80 bar 70 psi 1 60 bar 23 psi 2 25 bar 33 psi 3 00 bar 43 psi 3 70 bar 53 psi 5 20 bar 75 psi 1 70 bar 24 psi 2 30 bar 34 psi 3 05 bar 44 psi 3 75 bar 54 psi 5 50 bar 80 psi 1 75 bar 25 psi 2 40 bar 35 psi 3 10 bar 45 psi 3 80 bar 55 psi 5 85 bar 85 psi 1 80 bar 26 psi 2 50 bar 36 psi 3 20 bar 46 psi 3 90 bar 56 psi 6 20 bar 90 psi Services Search for Tyres MOT and Servicing with your vehicle registration Select Your Service Tyre Search MOT Service Brakes Exhaust Batteries Air Con Search Tyre Search By Size Unsure where to find your tyre size Click here Width 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 205 215 225 235 245 255 265 275 285 295 305 315 750 Ratio Rim Speed Search Exclusive Online Tyre Pricing We

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  • Tyre Pressure Search – find my correct tyre pressure | Kwik Fit
    your VEHICLE YEAR VEHICLE MAKE VEHICLE MODEL VEHICLE REGNUM Size Position PSI BAR LI Tyre Size Position Pressure PSI Pressure BAR Load Index Tyre Pressure information is shown in both PSI and BAR measurement If you are unsure about the tyre pressure quoted for your vehicle please consult your handbook or manufacturer Sorry we could not find tyre pressure information for your vehicle TYRESIZE POSITION Tyre PRESSUREPSI PRESSUREBAR LOADINDEX Services Search for Tyres MOT and Servicing with your vehicle registration Select Your Service Tyre Search MOT Service Brakes Exhaust Batteries Air Con Search Tyre Search By Size Unsure where to find your tyre size Click here Width 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 205 215 225 235 245 255 265 275 285 295 305 315 750 Ratio Rim Speed Search Exclusive Online Tyre Pricing We are committed to offering customers our most competitive tyre prices Read about our exclusive online tyre pricing TrustPilot We have a rating of from our customer review on TrustPilot You can view what others are saying about us and rate your own experience FAQs We offer a series of FAQs to help you learn more about our services or your vehicle Customer Services 0800 75 76 77 Our team are available Monday to Friday between 08 30 and 18 00 and Saturday between 09 00 and 13 00 Book Online Tyre Search Mobile Tyre Fitting Book an MOT Book a Service Air Con Recharge Batteries Exhausts Brakes Information Fleet Services Kwik Fit Drive Careers Promotions Winter Tyres Kwik Fit Netherlands European Franchising Fit Kwik Customer Services Contact Us Feedback Frequently Asked Questions Locate a Centre My Account Terms and Conditions Cookies Site Map Secure Online Payments We use the latest technology to keep you safe and secure online Freephone Your Local Centre

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  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems – TPMS Sensor Valves | Kwik Fit
    You Know A faulty TPMS sensor can now result in an immediate MOT failure As of 1st January 2015 any car manufactured from 2012 onwards that is displaying a TPMS warning light on the dashboard will automatically fail its MOT test Should you require a new TPMS sensor at Kwik Fit we can supply a cost effective replacement sensor which clones your existing settings for a fraction of the price of a dealership replacement We can also service your existing TPMS sensors to ensure they continue to work correctly Contact your local centre Services Search for Tyres MOT and Servicing with your vehicle registration Select Your Service Tyre Search MOT Service Brakes Exhaust Batteries Air Con Search Tyre Search By Size Unsure where to find your tyre size Click here Width 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 205 215 225 235 245 255 265 275 285 295 305 315 750 Ratio Rim Speed Search Exclusive Online Tyre Pricing We are committed to offering customers our most competitive tyre prices Read about our exclusive online tyre pricing TrustPilot We have a rating of from our customer review on TrustPilot You can view what others are saying about us and rate your own experience FAQs We offer a series of FAQs to help you learn more about our services or your vehicle Customer Services 0800 75 76 77 Our team are available Monday to Friday between 08 30 and 18 00 and Saturday between 09 00 and 13 00 Book Online Tyre Search Mobile Tyre Fitting Book an MOT Book a Service Air Con Recharge Batteries Exhausts Brakes Information Fleet Services Kwik Fit Drive Careers Promotions Winter Tyres Kwik Fit Netherlands European Franchising Fit Kwik Customer Services Contact Us Feedback Frequently Asked Questions Locate a Centre My Account Terms

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  • Tyre Repair – Repairs Carried Out To British Standards | Kwik Fit
    repair area If the puncture is situated outside of this area it is deemed too close to the sidewall to guarantee a safe and lasting minor repair Runflat tyres Unfortunately we are unable to repair runflat tyres Runflat tyres have reinforced sidewalls which means they can be driven on for a short time after picking up a puncture allowing you to travel to safety or to your nearest tyre fitter Unfortunately when a runflat tyre picks up a puncture it s hard to tell if the structure of the tyre wall has been compromised because the punctured tyre could have been driven on for an excessive amount of time or at unsuitable speeds over 30mph but the added strength of the runflat tyre can mask this damage For this reason we cannot carry out minor repairs to runflat tyres as the tyre may no longer be safe to use Services Search for Tyres MOT and Servicing with your vehicle registration Select Your Service Tyre Search MOT Service Brakes Exhaust Batteries Air Con Search Tyre Search By Size Unsure where to find your tyre size Click here Width 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 205 215 225 235 245 255 265 275 285 295 305 315 750 Ratio Rim Speed Search Exclusive Online Tyre Pricing We are committed to offering customers our most competitive tyre prices Read about our exclusive online tyre pricing TrustPilot We have a rating of from our customer review on TrustPilot You can view what others are saying about us and rate your own experience FAQs We offer a series of FAQs to help you learn more about our services or your vehicle Customer Services 0800 75 76 77 Our team are available Monday to Friday between 08 30 and 18 00 and Saturday

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  • Tyre Rotation - Current Recommendations | Kwik Fit
    the car is front or rear wheel drive Because of this at Kwik Fit we do not recommend tyre rotation and we do recommend fitting your best tyres at the rear of the vehicle If you are replacing a single tyre then this should be paired at the rear with the tyre having the most tread depth There are some circumstances when this advice does not apply such as Where front and rear tyre sizes are designed to be different Where a vehicle is designed to have directional tyres at the front and asymmetric at the rear If you are not sure about the tyre fitment on your vehicle contact your local Kwik Fit centre for advice Services Search for Tyres MOT and Servicing with your vehicle registration Select Your Service Tyre Search MOT Service Brakes Exhaust Batteries Air Con Search Tyre Search By Size Unsure where to find your tyre size Click here Width 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 205 215 225 235 245 255 265 275 285 295 305 315 750 Ratio Rim Speed Search Exclusive Online Tyre Pricing We are committed to offering customers our most competitive tyre prices Read about our exclusive online tyre pricing TrustPilot We have a rating of from our customer review on TrustPilot You can view what others are saying about us and rate your own experience FAQs We offer a series of FAQs to help you learn more about our services or your vehicle Customer Services 0800 75 76 77 Our team are available Monday to Friday between 08 30 and 18 00 and Saturday between 09 00 and 13 00 Book Online Tyre Search Mobile Tyre Fitting Book an MOT Book a Service Air Con Recharge Batteries Exhausts Brakes Information Fleet Services Kwik Fit Drive Careers

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  • Nitrogen Inflation – Benefits Over Compressed Air | Kwik Fit
    the tyre is filled with nitrogen Nitrogen is the only inflation medium developed solely for the use of pneumatic tyre inflation and maintains the correct tyre pressure for longer Key Oxygen Water and water vapour Nitrogen The facts about nitrogen filled tyres Nitrogen is used in Formula 1 racing aviation tyres military vehicles NASCAR and heavy construction vehicles Nitrogen maintains tyre pressure 3 to 4 times longer than air filled tyres and disperses heat more effectively resulting in better fuel economy Nitrogen delivers longer tread life due to less heat generation Nitrogen inflated tyres deliver optimum handling characteristics for longer as pressure is more likely to be maintained at the correct level Nitrogen also slows the chemical ageing of the tyre s rubber components resulting in fewer tyre failures Nitrogen results in improved performance increased safety and lower maintenance Services Search for Tyres MOT and Servicing with your vehicle registration Select Your Service Tyre Search MOT Service Brakes Exhaust Batteries Air Con Search Tyre Search By Size Unsure where to find your tyre size Click here Width 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 205 215 225 235 245 255 265 275 285 295 305 315 750 Ratio Rim Speed Search Exclusive Online Tyre Pricing We are committed to offering customers our most competitive tyre prices Read about our exclusive online tyre pricing TrustPilot We have a rating of from our customer review on TrustPilot You can view what others are saying about us and rate your own experience FAQs We offer a series of FAQs to help you learn more about our services or your vehicle Customer Services 0800 75 76 77 Our team are available Monday to Friday between 08 30 and 18 00 and Saturday between 09 00 and 13 00 Book Online Tyre Search

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