Fox Grand Traverse Ford Tire Service

Change Your Tires at Our Traverse City Dealership

If you're planning on enjoying all the benefits that a Ford provides, it's best to do so with a reliable set of tires to help you get there. At Fox Grand Traverse Ford, we've helped drivers all around Mesick and Interlochen find the tires they need to keep their ride smooth, firm, and safe. We offer an array of tires for every body style with the world's best brands well represented. Simply put, you'll find the tires you need at Fox Grand Traverse Ford every time.

Tire Offers

Buy four select tires, get up to a $100 rebate by mail or earn up to 31,000 FordPass™ Rewards bonus Points. *

*Dealer-installed retail purchases only. Limit one offer per customer. $100 tire rebate or 31,000 FordPass Rewards Points on Bridgestone. $70 tire rebate on Michelin tires with an additional $30 service allowance rebate or 31,000 FordPass Rewards Points. $70 tire rebate or 25,000 FordPass Rewards Points on Goodyear, Dunlop, Pirelli, Firestone, Yokohama and Toyo. $60 tire rebate or 23,000 FordPass Rewards Points on BFGoodrich and General. $50 tire rebate or 21,000 FordPass Rewards Points on Nitto. $40 tire rebate or 20,001 FordPass Rewards Points on Uniroyal. Medium/commercial Toyo tires are excluded. Must be enrolled in FordPass Rewards to receive FordPass Rewards bonus Points. Points are not redeemable for cash or check. See the FordPass Rewards Program terms and conditions at FordPassRewards.com for information regarding expiration, redemption, forfeiture and other limitations on FordPass Rewards Points. Offer valid 7/1/21 to 8/31/21. Submit rebate by 9/30/21 by mail-in rebate form or online at FordOwner.com. Cannot be combined with any other tire manufacturer-sponsored rebate/offer. See participating U.S. dealership for vehicle applications and offer details.

LOW PRICE TIRE GUARANTEE*

*Valid on dealer-installed retail purchases only. Requires presentation of competitor's current price ad/offer on exact tire sold by dealership within 30 days after purchase. For online quotes, guarantee applies only to new tires sold on retailer websites. Excludes tires sold by third parties on marketplace sites and any resellers. See Service Advisor for details. Expires 12/31/21.

How to Know When It's Time to Change Your Tires

Several factors play into the integrity of your tires, and there are things you can do to keep track of when it's time for you to change your tires. One of the first things you need to know is the age of your tires. Most drivers around Suttons Bay and Manton typically change out their tires about every six years, though that's also dependent on the number of miles you drive.

Weather can also have a detrimental effect on your tires' integrity, particularly the summer months. Periodically, you'll want to check for cracks in the side of your tires, which can appear between the extreme weather shifts from winter to summer.

Tread depth is also a major contributing factor to the integrity of your tires. One simple trick is to use a penny and stick it in your tread. If the head of Lincoln can be seen, your tread is too shallow, and you'll need to replace your tires right away.

TIRE PRESSURE

It's important to have the proper air pressure in your tires, as under inflation can lead to tire failure. The "right amount" of air for your tires is specified by the vehicle manufacturer and is shown on the vehicle door edge, door post, glove box door or fuel door. It is also listed in the owner's manual.

  • When you check the air pressure, make sure the tires are cool, meaning that they are not hot from driving even a mile. (NOTE: If you have to drive a distance to get air, check and record the tire pressure first and add the appropriate air pressure when you get to the pump. It is normal for tires to heat up and the air pressure inside to go up as you drive. Never "bleed" or reduce air pressure when tires are hot.)
  • Remove the cap from the valve on one tire.
  • Firmly press a tire gauge onto the valve.
  • Add air to achieve recommended air pressure.
  • If you overfill the tire, release air by pushing on the metal stem in the center of the valve with a fingernail or the tip of a pen. Then re-check the pressure with your tire gauge.
  • Replace the valve cap.
  • Repeat with each tire, including the spare. (NOTE: Some spare tires require higher inflation pressure.)
  • Visually inspect the tires to make sure there are no nails or other objects embedded that could poke a hole in the tire and cause an air leak.
  • Check the sidewalls to make sure there are no gouges, cuts, bulges or other irregularities. NOTE: Air pressure in a tire goes up (in warm weather) or down (in cold weather) 1-2 pounds for every 10 degrees of temperature change.

TIRE ALIGNMENT

Misalignment of wheels in the front or rear can cause uneven and rapid tread wear and should be corrected. Front-wheel-drive vehicles, and those with independent rear suspension, require alignment of all four wheels. Have your alignment checked periodically as specified by the vehicle owner's manual or whenever you have an indication of trouble such as "pulling" or vibration.

Also have your tire balance checked periodically. An unbalanced tire and wheel assembly may result in irregular wear.

TIRE ROTATION

Sometimes irregular tire wear can be corrected by rotating your tires. Consult your vehicle owner's manual or our Service Department for the appropriate rotation pattern for your vehicle. NOTE: If your tires show uneven wear, ask your Service Advisor to check for and correct any misalignment, imbalance or other mechanical problem involved before rotation.

Before rotating your tires, always refer to your vehicle owner's manual for rotation recommendations. If no rotation period is specified, tires should be rotated approximately every 6,000?8,000 miles.

TIRE TREAD

Tires must be replaced when the tread is worn down to 1/16 of an inch in order to prevent skidding and hydroplaning. An easy test: place a penny into a tread groove. If part of Lincoln's head is covered by the tread, you're driving with the proper amount of tread. If you can see all of his head, you should buy a new tire.

Built-in tread wear indicators, or "wear bars," which look like narrow strips of smooth rubber across the tread will appear on the tire when the tread is worn down to one-sixteenth of an inch. When you see these "wear bars," the tire is worn out and should be replaced.

Visually check your tires for signs of uneven wear. You may have irregular tread wear if there are high and low areas or unusually smooth areas. Consult your Service Advisor as soon as possible.

Why choose Fox Grand Traverse Ford for your tire needs?

No matter which brand you prefer, you're guaranteed to find it when you come to Fox Grand Traverse Ford. Explore a vast array of tires from popular brands such as:

  • Goodyear
  • Dunlop
  • Kelly Tires
  • Michelin®
  • BFGoodrich®
  • Uniroyal
  • Hankook
  • Continental
  • General Tire
  • Pirelli®
  • Bridgestone
  • Firestone
  • Yokohama®
  • Toyo®
  • Nitto®
  • Falken

Other benefits of Fox Grand Traverse Ford tire services include:

  • Full‐service maintenance and repair facility
  • Parts and labor warranties
  • Clean, comfortable waiting areas with free Wi‐Fi
  • Shuttle service to and from your home
  • Friendly and knowledgeable staff
  • Fox Service Your Way options

Ready for a rotation or new tires?

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