Tires & Tire Repair

Tires & Tire Repair

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The wheels and tires connect your vehicle to the road. This connection affects handling, ride comfort, braking and even fuel efficiency. They also contribute greatly to the look and style of your ride.


Majority of car and truck wheels are made from steel or aluminum. The ones made from aluminum are also known as alloy wheels. Sometimes wheels are finished off with a chrome finish to give it a shiny look. Costwise steel wheels are the cheapest. Cast aluminum wheels are the next more costly option. Forged and mag wheels (also aluminum) are the most expensive wheels. Another factor which affects the cost is the size of the wheel. The larger the wheel, the more it costs.


alt textHow are tires made? The core of a tire is a steel and nylon belt. The rubber is molded around this belt. Under high pressure and heat, the rubber vulcanizes and forms to the tread pattern machined into the mold. Manufacturers mix various additives to the rubber compound to affect handling, wet/dry traction and ride quality. The tread pattern dictates the ride quality, traction and handling.

What can go wrong?
  • Flat Tire
  • Worn Tires
  • Bent Rim

Anytime one of the above goes wrong, or anything else, bring you car to Corsa Auto and let our licensed technicians inspect it. We will do a thorough inspection and get you back on the road as soon as possible. We will make sure you have a peace of mind.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a penny handy, you can use it to check your tread depth. From the edge of the penny to the top of Queens Elizabeth's head (or whoever is on the penny) is about 2/32". So if you stick the penny between the tire tread and you can see any of the Queen's head, you need new tires.

Tire rotation means moving the wheels and tires from one position to another to ensure even tire wear. Tires should be rotated according to the patterns provided in the vehicle's owner's manual or as established by the industry.

Most of the time it should be done with every oil change but you can also check the owner's manual or contact Corsa Auto and we will be more than glad to tell you the exact tire rotation time interval.

When you notice you have a flat tire, do not drive longer than needed to get to a safe place to change the tire. Always keep a spare tire for such emergencies and make sure you know the proper procedure for changing a spare tire. Once you have changed to a spare, take the tire to Corsa Auto or any trusted tire repair shop.

Snow tires are for driving in snowy and icy conditions. This depends on how harsh the winter is and how often you will be driving in true winter conditions. But it is better to be careful than sorry.

Our Satisfied CustomersHere is what they are saying about us

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by MariliaSun, Feb 18, 2018 | 03:46 PM

Thank you Corsa Auto for everything...not only did you sell me my car but you've been very helpful with the maintenance and repairs of my car. I've had it for a few years now and it's been great getting me around. I would absolutely recommend your company to family and friends. Thanks again!

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by VinceWed, Sep 28, 2016 | 07:26 PM

Dedicated small mechanic shop, my whole family does their service with corsa, very honest and straight to the point person. Will ask before billing!

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by JohnWed, Sep 28, 2018 | 06:03 PM

Bought my car to take me through the winter, quality vehicle even though used, unexpectedly it is taking me through the second winter haha.