RV_TiresThe most used and most punished part of your RV is definitely the tires. The RV tires takes up all the weight of the RV plus the passengers and other stuffs the load in it. So, it is just right to take good care of them to prevent any premature failure.

Changing tires in the middle of nowhere is not the scene that you want while going on a well-deserved vacation. So here are some tips for you to keep your RV tires for a long time.

One of the most common and proven cause of RV tire failure is overloading. Taking advantage of all the space that you have on your RV will definitely take a toll on the tires. Also when the weight is not distributed the back tires will take a lot of punishment from the weight.

So you must know the limit of weight for the tires. Do these by weighing all the stuff that you are going to put inside the RV plus the passengers. If it exceeds the limit weight then you should decide what to leave.

Under inflated tires is another cause of RV tires failure. Make sure that the tires are properly inflated before traveling or using the RV. Regularly checking it such as once a week will ensure you that any accidents or damages caused by under inflated tires will be avoided.

Make use of an accurate inflation pressure gauge. Adjust the pressure of all RV tires as needed and as recommended by the manufacturer. Check tire pressure when the tires are cold because you will have a high pressure reading when the tires are hot.

Natural element that causes premature RV tire damages is the UV rays from the sun. It causes the tire to dry rot and deteriorate. Damages are usually visible at the sidewalls of the tires. To avoid such damage, make use of tire covers and use it when RV is not in use.

These simple tips on how to take care of RV tires will surely help you keep your motorhome in great shape for a very long time. Tires are very expensive so make sure that you regularly keep the tires in great shape.