How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires?

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You should already know that tire rotation is important, but just how often should you rotate your tires? Our service center can take care of that task, and we recommend scheduling tire rotation every 5,000 to 7,000 miles. Read on to find out about:

  • Performing FWD Tire Rotation
  • Performing RWD Tire Rotation
  • All-Wheel Drive Tire Rotation

How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires? FWD Vehicles vs. RWD Vehicles

Tire rotation should be performed every 5,000 to 7,500 miles for both front-wheel drive (FWD) and rear-wheel drive (RWD) vehicles, but exactly how you should rotate your tires depends on your drivetrain. FWD models only send power to the front tires, while rear-wheel drive (RWD) models send it to the back. This influences how tires wear down, so make sure you follow the correct guide.

  • Performing FWD Tire Rotation: Flip sides when moving the rear tires to the front. Keep them on the same side when moving front tires to the back.
  • Performing RWD Tire Rotation: Invert the process above. Change sides when you bring the front tires to the back and keep the rear tires on the same side as you move them forward.
  • All-Wheel Drive Tire Rotation: AWD vehicles see tires wear differently at different speeds, so schedule a tire rotation every 3,000 to 5,000 miles if you drive one.

All types of tire rotation can be performed quickly without sacrificing reliability when you arrange express service with Honda of Kirkland.


Why are Tire Rotations Important?

Now you know how many miles to rotate tires and when to rotate tires, you should really understand why it’s so important. Benefits of following your recommended tire rotation intervals include:

  • Reliable traction across slippery surfaces and on steep inclines
  • Less road noise
  • Reduction of stress on the drivetrain
  • Improved efficiency and performance
  • Less chance of unexpected blowouts

Get Your Tires Rotated at Honda of Kirkland

The team here at Honda of Kirkland is always happy to help whether you need tires from our tire center or want further service tips and tricks. We even offer rotating service specials to help you make the most of your money. For any further advice or assistance near Redmond or Woodinville, contact us today.


Our Service Specials

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Coupon Price:  $12.00

  • Disinfect your Honda, With EPA Registered Broad Spectrum Disinfectant
  • Pleasant Lemongrass, Grapefruit sent.
  • Biodegradable
  • We will apply to interior touch points in your vehicle

 

Valid only at Honda of Kirkland. Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2021
Cabin Air Filter Replacement
$10 Off

Your vehicle’s cabin air filter helps remove allergens, particulates, and odors from the interior of your vehicle, keeping things nice and fresh. The cabin air filter also helps keep your interior clean, by removing dust from the air. Like all filters, your Honda’s cabin air filter will become clogged over time. As the filter becomes clogged, it will work less efficiently…you’ll get less airflow, more dust, more odors, etc.

If you suffer from allergies, asthma, or a great sense of smell, you NEED to replace your Honda’s Cabin Air Filter on a regular basis. And an OEM replacement is best, as Honda specifies the amount of filtration for each specific system. Some after-market filters are too light, meaning they won’t filter enough air. Other filters are too heavy, which will strain your vehicle’s HVAC system.

Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts. Offer Expires 09/30/20

EXPIRES: 01/31/2021
"B" Service Special - Winter Savings
$15 Off

“B” Service Special:
oil and filter change, inspect front/rear brakes, check parking brake adjustment, inspect driveshaft boots, tie-rod ends, steering gearbox, gearbox parts, suspension components, brake hoses and lines, all fluid levels, exhaust system and fuel lines.

0W-20: $116.89 With Coupon – Regular Price: $131.89
5W-20: $102.63 With Coupon – Regular Price: $117.63

Valid only at Honda of Kirkland. Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Up to 4.5 qts. $8.89 extra for 5.7 qt. systems. Coupon must be presented at time of write-up. One coupon per customer, per visit. Not valid with any other offer, promotion or special. Not to be used to reduce outstanding debt. No cash value. Not retroactive. See dealership for details. Void where prohibited by law.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2021
"A" Service Special - Oil Change with Multi-Point Inspection
$10 Off

“A” Service Special – Oil Change with Multi-Point Inspection
In addition to providing top-quality Honda Genuine oil and a Honda Genuine oil filter, we’ll perform a free multi-point inspection. Competitive prices, Honda-trained technicians and Honda Genuine Parts. Why take your Honda anywhere else? Includes replacing engine oil per specifications, assessing and adjusting fluid levels and complimentary multi-point inspection.

0w20 $53.40 with Coupon – Regular Price: $63.40
5w20 $39.95 with Coupon – Regular Price: $49.95

Valid only at Honda of Kirkland. Up to 4.5 qts. $8.89 extra for 5.7 qt. systems. Coupon must be presented at time of write-up. One coupon per customer, per visit. Not valid with any other offer, promotion or special. Not to be used to reduce outstanding debt. No cash value. Not retroactive. See dealership for details. Void where prohibited by law.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2021
Brake Pad Replacement
$35 off

Front or Rear Brake Pad Replacement w/ Rotor Resurfacing

Valid only at Honda of Kirkland. Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts. Includes brake pad replacement and rotor resurfacing. Discount does not apply if customer elects to defer resurfacing.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2021
Discount on Vehicle Service
$20.00 OFF

Save on vehicle service (including parts and labor)
$10.00 – Discount on service from $49.99-$99.99
$15.00 – Discount on service from $100.00-$149.99
$20.00 – Discount on service from $150.00 or more

Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts. Coupon not valid for tire purchase or vehicle alignment. Not Valid for Diagnostic Fees.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2021
Battery Replacement
$15 Off

Have a Honda Genuine battery installed today and drive confidently! Includes our 100-month limited warranty.

Valid only at Honda of Kirkland. Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2021

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