Our car maintenance tips and tricks
Sep 11

Important tyre Accessories that your vehicle must have!!

Tyre care has undoubtedly taken centre stage in the area of auto maintenance, whether it is a question of safety or enhanced performance. This might be due to car owners being more knowledgeable about vehicle maintenance and servicing. The following car tyre accessories make maintenance a breeze while also keeping your vehicle looking fantastic. It is worth checking if you have these in your boot.

  1. Puncture Repair Kit for Tires
    Instead of a spare tyre, some modern luxury passenger vehicles with tubeless tyres have a tyre repair kit and a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System. A tyre repair kit is a must-have for anyone who frequently takes road excursions or countryside rides. In the event of an unexpected breakdown in rural areas where finding a tyre repair business is difficult, a tyre repair kit might be your saviour. A puncture kit contains everything you’ll need to temporarily fix a minor puncture. A reamer, probe, rubber adhesive, puncture repair strips, cutter, and nose plier are usually included in this package. Valve attachments, gloves, and other items are included in some of them.
    Tubeless tyres can be repaired using such repair kits. If you are able to repair the tyre yourself, keep in mind that it is only a temporary fix, so drive slowly and keep your speed below 80 kmph until you can get to a tyre repair shop.
  2. Pressure Indicator
    Maintaining appropriate air pressure is the most straightforward way to extend the life of your tyres, save money on gas, and enhance vehicle control. While many contemporary vehicles feature a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System that warns the driver to low tyre pressure, it is a good idea to check your car’s tyre pressure on a frequent basis with a pressure gauge.
    The ambient temperature, tyre temperature change while driving, sun exposure, leakage or puncture, and osmosis are all factors that cause tyre pressure to change. It’s crucial to check your tyre pressure every few weeks, as a result.
  3. Inflator for tyres
    A tyre inflator is another essential item for any car owner. If you have tubeless tyres and get a puncture, a tyre inflate might come in handy. This basic gadget is lightweight and straightforward to operate. The majority of them also have a pressure gauge. In the unlikely event that you discover a loss of air in your tyres and need to fill them, a tyre inflator will come in handy. A tyre inflator guarantees that your tyres are always inflated to the proper pressure.
  4. Cap on the valve
    The valve cap is responsible for maintaining air within your tyre and preventing moisture, dirt, and grime from entering. The valve cap might become loose and fall off due to natural wear and tear during driving. If you keep the valve caps in your glovebox, your valve will never be left exposed if one goes missing.

5.Mud Flaps
The purpose of the mud flaps is to keep debris out of your car’s underbody. Because the tyres are in constant touch with the road while driving, they gather up mud, stones, gravel, rock chips, and other debris. Mud flaps are a wonderful way to protect the lower body of your automobile from being battered up by stones, rocks, and other road debris. This cheap addition not only protects your car, but also the other cars in your vicinity from mud sprayed into the air by your rotating wheels.

These useful tyre tools and accessories are easily available at your local tyre shop. If you are looking for the best maintenance and repair service for your car’s tyres, visit Smart Mechanics in Bishops Stortford or Smart Mechanics in Stansted.

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