Q: How do I check my tire pressure?

Driving with under-inflated tires can cause major problems for your vehicle. On the performance end, you will have a hard time turning and braking with optimal precision, and your fuel economy will decrease as well. On top of all that, underinflated tires can cause excessive friction, causing your tires to wear down more quickly than they should and making them go out much sooner than they would otherwise.

On the side wall of your tires, you’ll find the recommended PSI for your tires (usually between 30 and 35). Stop at a gas station with an air pump, and fill up the tires to the recommended air pressure. If you’re uncomfortable doing this on your own, the Land Rover Fort Myers service team will take care of your tire pressure check and inflate your tires for you the next time you bring your vehicle in for an oil change or other routine service.

Auto mechanic checking tire pressure
Person measuring tire depth

Q: How do I check my tire tread?

Running on bald or low-tread tires is dangerous. In addition to the fact that your vehicle isn’t as responsive as it should be in terms of steering or braking, you’re also at risk of blowing a tire, which puts not only you but those around you at serious risk.

Luckily, checking your tire tread is pretty simple. While a tread-depth gauge is the ideal method of measuring tire tread, the old-fashioned “penny test” still works well. Here’s all you do:

  1. Turn the penny so Lincoln’s head is upside down.
  2. With Lincoln’s head now pointing into the tire, insert the penny between two treads.

If you can still see the top of Lincoln’s head, it means your tire tread is too low, and it’s likely time to get new tires.

Q: Why is it important to rotate my tires?

Tire rotations are an essential component of tire maintenance. As you drive your vehicle, your driving habits tend to wear down the tread on certain tires more quickly than others. When you get your tires rotated, this helps ensure that the tires wear down more evenly over time, which both improves the performance of your car and helps extend the life of the tires.

Tires can be a bit pricey, so in order to get as many miles out of them as possible, it’s important to take care of them. The easiest way to do that is to get tire rotations every several thousand miles or at the very least every other time you get an oil change. Since this is a procedure that involves special equipment, you’ll probably want to schedule an appointment to have this done when the time comes.

Mechanic Putting Tire on Car

Flat Tire Parking Lot

Q: How do I change a flat tire?

If you get a flat tire, you may be covered under the generous Land Rover Certified Pre-Owned program*, but if you aren’t covered, then you’ll need to know how to change a flat tire. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. First make sure you find a safe spot off of the road that doesn’t put you at risk. Put your hazard lights on, and make sure the parking brake is activated.
  2. Get out of the car, and apply the wheel wedges, remove the hubcap, and loosen the lug nuts.
  3. Place the jack under the car, and raise the vehicle.
  4. At this point, you’ll need to unscrew the lug nuts so you can remove the flat tire.
  5. From here, mount the spare tire and tighten the lug nuts.
  6. Lower the vehicle partially and re-tighten the lug nuts before lowering the vehicle all the way.
  7. Replace the hubcap, put all your equipment away, and double check that the spare tire’s tire pressure is correct.

Afterward, you’ll want to get your vehicle to a maintenance shop to get a new tire put on as soon as possible. Important: Spare tires are only intended to be a temporary fix, and they’re not to be used when driving at high speeds!

Our Service Specials

Wiper Blade Special
FREE INSTALLATION OF WIPER BLADES

$14.95 value

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EXPIRES: 07/31/2019
Brake Service or Replacement Special
10% OFF ANY BRAKE SERVICE OR REPLACEMENT

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Nitrogen Tire Fill Special
FREE NITROGEN TIRE FILL WITH THE PURCHASE OF 2 OR MORE TIRES

$69.95 value

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Exterior Detail Special
$99.95 EXTERIOR DETAIL

Hand wash, exterior wax, clean windows, vacuum interior and dress wheels.

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Summer Alignment Special
SUMMER ALIGNMENT FOR $164.95

Regular cost- $189.95

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$20.00 OFF OIL CHANGE

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15% OFF ALL RUBBER FLOOR MATS

Rainy Season is upon us – we’ll help you be prepared!

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Summer Special!
20% OFF CARGO LINERS WITH PURCHASE OF A RUBBER MAT SET

Rainy Season is upon us – we’ll help you be prepared!

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EXPIRES: 07/31/2019
Manager's Special
SELLING RUBBER MATS AND LINERS BELOW COST FOR OLDER VEHICLES!

We have Rubber Mats and Liners for older vehicles we are willing to sell below cost while supplies last!

Call us to see if we have a set for your vehicle!

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EXPIRES: 07/31/2019
Summer Heat can be brutal on Batteries
15% OFF YOUR REPLACEMENT BATTERY PURCHASE

Let us check yours and get 15% off your replacement Battery Purchase!

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We will meet or beat any prices on Accessories for your vehicle!
COLLAPSIBLE CARGO ORGANIZERS ON SALE FOR $80.00!

We have collapsible Cargo Organizers on SALE for $80.00!

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EXPIRES: 07/31/2019
Apparel available in our Boutique!
30% OFF ANY APPAREL ITEM IN OUR BOUTIQUE!

Mention this ad and take 30% off any Apparel item in our Boutique!

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EXPIRES: 07/31/2019

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*Land Rover Approved Certified Pre-Owned Coverage, including limited warranty and roadside assistance, expires up to seven years from the original in-service date or 100,000 miles, whichever comes first. Original in-service date is the earlier of the new-vehicle retail sale or in-use date, as reported to Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC. Select vehicles may have the option for different warranty terms. Vehicles with the 7 year/100,000 miles limited warranty are limited in supply and only available at participating Land Rover Retailers. See your local authorized Land Rover Retailer for complete terms and conditions of the limited warranty and service coverage.
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