Tire Mounting & Wheel Balancing

Tire Service in Sterling, VA

When buying new tires, it’s always best to have your tire installation performed by the professionals at your local Virginia Tire & Auto of Cascades. Tire services like mounting and balancing require experience and advanced equipment to guarantee your tires and your vehicle are not damaged during the process.

When mounting and balancing new tires, your vehicle’s axles, steering and suspension all play an important role, and the slightest imbalance in one could damage another. If tires are mounted incorrectly or left out of balance for an extended period of time, it can damage your tires, struts and shocks and lead to unnecessary repairs.

Why Choose Virginia Tire & Auto of Cascades for Your Tire Service?

Tire services involve heavy parts and intricate systems, so it’s a service best left to the pros. Our Tire Industry Association Certified Technicians use state-of-the-art technology to make sure your tire installation goes off without a hitch.

A typical tire service at Virginia Tire & Auto of Cascades includes:

  • Removing old tires from the wheels and recycling them
  • Inspecting the vehicle’s lug nuts
  • Installing new Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) or valve stems
  • Mounting new tires to their wheels
  • Inflating and balancing tires
  • Mounting the wheel to the axle of the vehicle with the new tire

What is a Tire Mounting Service?

Put plain and simple, tire mounting is the process of mounting a tire onto a wheel and then reinstalling the wheel onto the axle of your vehicle. To guarantee that your tire installation provides the smoothest and most secure ride possible, our technicians will check the tires’ air pressure and install new TPMS or valve stems before your tires are mounted back onto the axle.

Watch Our Work in Action

We use state-of-the-art Hunter technology to mount your new tires in just 2-3 minutes per tire. It keeps your wheels scratch-free and makes tire installations quick, safe and easy.

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What is a Tire Balancing Service?

Tire balancing is often confused with wheel alignment since both services are related to the positioning of your tires. The difference is that wheel alignments correct the angle of a wheel in relation to your vehicle, while tire balancing fixes the height and level of your tires in relation to each other and your vehicle.

Tires can become imbalanced when the weight of your vehicle is not evenly distributed, something tire rotations also work to address. An out-of-balance tire causes a shaky, uneven ride. If left untreated, this uneven distribution of pressure and weight can make your steering wheel uneven and increase the wear and tear on your tires, forcing you to replace them more often than necessary.

Balancing Services

  • Standard Wheel Balance

    $16 per tire

    • Addresses up-and-down imbalance
    • Recommended every 15,000 miles
    • 6-month/6,000-mile standard warranty
    • Free as part of your tires& package
  • Premium Road Force Balance

    $32 per tire

    • Ideal for tires experiencing vibration or shaking due to high speed that standard balancing cannot fix
    • If recommended, Road Force Balance is only required once during the life of the tire as long as the wheel assembly is not damaged

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Tire Service, Tire Installation and More With Tires&

Every tire purchase at Virginia Tire & Auto of Cascades comes with our tires& bundle, making your tire installation and ownership easy and worry-free. Tire services like mounting, balancing, old tire disposal and a 60-day ride guarantee are all included to give you peace of mind at the register and on the road.

Take a look at some of the other benefits of Virginia Tire & Auto’s tires& bundle:

  • Anytime Roadside Assistance
  • Alignment Check
  • Lifetime Pressure Checks & Nitrogen Inflation
  • Lifetime Tire Rotations
  • Lifetime Wheel Balances
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System Reset (*New TPMS Kit Not Included)
  • Valve Stem Replacement

Schedule Your Tire Service in Sterling, VA

With our state-of-the-art tire service equipment, we can mount and balance tires on all makes and models of vehicles from Mazdas to Maseratis. Visit Virginia Tire & Auto of Cascades or call 855.425.3677 to schedule your tire mounting and balancing service today.

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