Tyres Assist are specialists in Caravan Tyres and we offer an "on the drive" mobile fitting service and FREE Caravan tyre health check*.
Checking your Caravan Tyres
Whilst Caravan tyres are essentially no different to the 6ply and 8ply tyres found on light commercial vehicles, it is important to note that tyre ageing is often a much greater issue than the legality of the remaining tread depth.
Caravan tyres are neither steering nor driving and as such are unlikely to wear the tread suffiently for this to become a problem over the life of the tyre. However, it is critical to check the age and sidewall condition of caravan tyres, being stood for long periods of time exposes the tyres to excessive deterioration due to weathering. This can be identified by the cracking or crazing of the sidewall and within the tread grooves.
This cracking not only significantly weakens the structure of the tyre but can also be responsible for allowing air to slowly seep from from tyre, reducing tyre pressure, increasing heat and in extreme cases causing 'blow-outs'
The Caravan Club recommend that tyres should be replaced every 5 years to ensure safety regardless of remaining tread depth.
In order to extend the life of your tyres, Tyres Assist will always inflate caravan tyres with Nitrogen which is more thermodynamically stable than air and will ensure your tyre pressures remain constant despite changing weather conditions and ambient temperatures. For more information on the benefits of Nitrogen inflation please click here.
We recommend that you speak to one of our advisors directly when ordering Caravan Tyres in order to ensure the tyres we supply have the correct Load Index for the weight of your caravan, please call Tyres Assist on 0161 764 55 11 for further information.
*Free Caravan Tyre Health Checks are available within a 5 mile radius of our fitting centre
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