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1557 Auto Park Way, Escondido, CA, 92029

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Dealership Info

Phone Numbers:Sales Hours:
  • Mon - Fri9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Sat9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sun10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    (Call 760-745-3000, Option 2 to set an appointment)
Service Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    (Call 760-745-3000, Option 1 to set an appointment)
  • Sat - SunClosed
Parts Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat - SunClosed
Collision Center Hours:
  • Mon - Fri8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sat - SunClosed

What is Tire Rotation?

Tire rotation is a word that you have heard numerous times while visiting the MINI of Escondido service center in Escondido for routine maintenance, but you may not know exactly what it means. In short, a tire rotation helps prevent blowouts, maintain traction, and even improve your vehicle’s fuel economy.

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What Does Rotating Tires Mean?

MINI of Escondido has excellent news for you! While many automotive services can get confusing and sometimes difficult to understand, tire rotation is pretty simple for San Marcos car drivers to understand: tires are moved from one position to another on a car. Most of the time, the front tires will move to the rear, and the rear tires will move to the front. They may also change sides, so whatever was the rear left tire will end up as the front right tire.

Because most cars carry more weight at the front, your front tires will typically wear out faster. Tire rotation is performed by our team of factory-trained technicians to prevent uneven wear, which is essential for their longevity, whether you are sticking to short commutes between San Diego and Carlsbad or making an exciting cross-country drive with friends.

What Does Tire Rotation Do?

  • Maintains Traction: When tires wear down, they start to lose tread depth. A loss of tread depth reduces traction, which interferes with your capability of confidently controlling the vehicle in certain situations. Preventing uneven tire wear helps ensure that all tires have the same amount of tread.
  • Prevents Blowouts: Tires become more likely to fail as they get worn down. If you’ve ever had one blow out as you drive, you understand how unpleasant and potentially dangerous it can be.
  • Improves Performance: Tires working together that have uneven wear often produce vibration, which you’ll eventually feel through the steering wheel.
  • Maximizes Efficiency: Worn tires create drag, strain the engine, and increase your fuel consumption.

Have All Your Tire Rotation Needs Addressed at MINI of Escondido

Our Tire Center can provide additional services to determine the condition of your tires, as well as help you pick out the best tires for your MINI Cooper. For more advice or assistance, including information on timing belts, how to reset a MINI Cooper oil service light, how to clean car mats, why your car is overheating, and more, be sure to give us a call today! Don’t forget to browse our available specials to help you save on your next visit!

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