Auto Repair Services

Tire Rotation

Regular tire rotation and service is an essential step in long-term tire maintenance. The tire industry recommends rotating your tires every 5,000 miles. Most tire manufacturers require routine tire rotations to maintain the tread wear warranty. By rotating your tires regularly, you can ensure the wear on your tire treads is even on all four tires. This extends the life of your tires and improves their performance and safety. You’ll get more mileage out of your tires and save money in the long run.

Why is tire rotation service important?

The roads you drive every day in Northern Virginia can be filled with hazards that can wreak havoc on your tires, like potholes, nails and broken glass. Even in the best of road conditions, your car’s normal weight is not distributed evenly on all four tires—the front tires bear more weight because of engine and steering pressure—and this heavier load will wear down your tires prematurely without proper tire rotations. Occasionally, drivers will try to DIY their tire rotation. However, given the complexity of the tire patterns and the dangers involved if done incorrectly, it’s best to bring your vehicle into the professionals at Virginia Tire & Auto.

What happens during a tire rotation at Virginia Tire & Auto?

At Virginia Tire & Auto, a tire rotation service includes:

  • Removing the tires
  • Inspecting the wear patterns
  • Completing a tire rotation in accordance with the correct rotation pattern
  • Resetting the Tire Pressure Monitors (TPMS), as applicable
  • Visual brake inspection

How often should I rotate my tires?

The industry rule of thumb is to have a tire rotation service performed every 5,000 miles. If your tires develop irregular wear—like damage from hitting a pothole or curb—you should have them rotated even sooner.

Why choose Virginia Tire & Auto?

There is a reason why customers continue to come back to Virginia Tire & Auto over their dealers. We provide unmatched service to customers at all of our 15 locations. At each location, you will find comfortable lounges, free coffee and tea, and options like loaner cars so your life does not have to stop for car care. We are committed to making sure you’re 100% satisfied with our service.

Our Difference.

We’re different from other repair shops. We invest heavily in our employees, tools, and facilities to ensure that experts with the right equipment service your vehicle in a clean, friendly environment. Our technicians work hard to stay on top of repair technology and tire services. We have 15 shops conveniently located throughout Virginia and we believe in being friendly, helpful and honest with every customer who comes through our doors.

We service all major automotive brands.

We service all major automotive brands including Acura, Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen.

Our Guarantee

We’re 100% committed to making sure you’re 100% satisfied. It’s been 40 years of doing things the right way and that’s why it’s part of our culture to make sure you’re in the most friendly, comfortable, and honest environment possible. And it’s also why our warranty not only covers all our services, but will be honored at all our locations, too.

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