1. Home
  2. Tech
  3. Tech Q&A: Motorhome Magazine
  4. Q & A: Flat Spots on Tires

Q & A: Flat Spots on Tires

Originally Published in MotorHome Magazine

Q. The front tires on my motorhome developed flat spots after only 7,000
miles. The dealer checked it out and said the problem was “blocking” and that I needed to
rotate the tires about every 5,000 miles. He said the all-season tires tend to suffer from
this. Does this sound reasonable?

 

A. Smoother highway treads do wear
straighter than knobbier treads and last longer. With highway treads, you can extend
rotation intervals compared to the more-aggressive treads; however, you should still keep
an eye on wear.

The Best of RV Magazine Delivered to your Inbox

Subscribe to RV.com and RV Magazine

Subscriptions starting at only $14.97 per year.

Members save by only paying $9.97 per year!

logo

Please login or register to view archived articles.

Sign In

Do not have an account? Create New Account

Menu