Tire Installation

Part of maintaining a healthy vehicle includes changing used or faulty tires. Matlock Tire Service & Auto Repair offers quality affordable tire installation in Tennessee.

Tire Selection & Maintenance 

Tire maintenance is very important to the safety and longevity of your car. Tires need to be selected by the right dimension for the vehicle’s make and model. Tires should be bought in sets of four, or at the very least matching groups of 2 on each axle. You can shop for tires on our website by size, brand name, or car make, style, and year. Browse our huge inventory of tires, and compare tire specifications and costs before you buy, to see if you are receiving the best tires for your needs and price range.

Why Do I Need New Tires?

Tires wear in time and the tread starts to become thin, which can result in the worn tires losing traction. This creates safety risks that can be avoided. Manufactures recommend tires must not be used for longer than 5 years, yet with regular usage tires being replaced every couple of years is more common. Wear happens with regular driving. Other factors such as driving habits, roadway conditions, and weather may reduce the life of your tires.

You may need new tires if:
    • Your tread is below 4/32, or cannot pass the “penny” test
    • Tread is noticeably minimized or flush with the tread bars
    • There is irregular tread wear
    • Bulges, bumps, or soft spots on the tire
    • Damages to the tire that cannot be fixed

Speak with our technicians about how we appropriately install your new tires. This includes:

    • Checking the lug nuts for wear
    • Installing new valve stems
    • Installing the tires
    • Proper balancing of the tires
    • Checking the disc brake caliper clearance
    • Measure the distance between calipers, wheels, and rims to inspect for potential disturbances
    • Tightening lug nuts to proper torque

    Matlock Tire Service & Auto Repair Offers Tire Installation

    We are your place for all of your tire questions and needs! Browse our sizable stock of tires, compare tire specifications and prices, and make certain you are receiving the best tires for your needs prior to buying. Call us soon to schedule your next tire installation. Matlock Tire Service & Auto Repair is thrilled to be your local place for auto repair services in TN and a provider of tires in TN.


    10730 Kingston Pike
    Knoxville, TN 37934
    201 S Congress Pkwy
    Athens, TN 37303
    723 S Foothills Plaza
    Maryville, TN 37801
    Hardin Valley
    10838 Hardin Valley Rd.
    Knoxville, TN 37932
    Lenoir CITY
    1301 Hwy. 321 N
    Lenoir City, TN 37771

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