Car Repair Services

Tire Mounting

When purchasing one or more new tires, it is necessary to have them professionally mounted to your vehicle so they do not damage your vehicle’s axles, steering, or suspension. Virginia Tire & Auto’s expert technicians use state-of-the-art technology to remove your old tires and mount your new ones, so you can get back on the road quickly and safely.

What is Tire Mounting?

Tire Mounting is the process of removing the old tires from your vehicle’s wheels, putting new tires on your vehicle’s wheels, and then bolting the wheels back onto your vehicle. With our state-of-the-art equipment and Tire Industry Association certified professionals, we avoid common mounting mistakes like:

  • Failure to recognize the tire pressure monitoring system, run-flat tires, or other tire and wheel technologies.
    • Damaging tire and wheel technology like the TPMS could give you inaccurate pressure readings that could affect driving safely.
  • The improper handling of reverse mount wheels.
    • Some vehicles have wheels that mount differently from others – our technicians know how to correctly mount wheels of all types without risking damage to your vehicle.
  • Inserting the bead breaker incorrectly.
    • Doing so could damage the tire as it separates from the rim, which is a costly error.
  • Not using the proper amount of lubrication, if at all.
    • Using too much of a lubricant can cause the tire and wheel to slip on each other.
    • Using too little or none at all could cause the bead of the tire to tear, compromising the tire’s integrity.
  • Using handheld bars to mount tire beads.
    • Any slip of the hand could damage the tire or cause injury.
    • For some tires, hand pressure is simply not enough to fit the tire onto the rim.


Check out our best-in-class tire mounting technology:

Virginia Tire & Auto uses the virtually hands-free Hunter Revolution tire changer. This keeps your wheels scratch-free as we replace your tires and ensures that they will be mounted properly. For each tire, it only takes 2-3 minutes to mount the tire to the wheel, so we can get you on your way again.

Tire Mounting Services

All 13 Virginia Tire & Auto locations perform professional tire mounting services, which include:

  • Removing old tires from the wheels
  • Inspecting the vehicle’s lug nuts
  • Installing new 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

With our state-of-the-art equipment, Virginia Tire & Auto can mount tires on all makes and models of vehicles from Mazdas to Maseratis. Search our tire inventory.

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