BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT, PLEASE HAVE THE FOLLOWING READY:
Tires are placed within close proximity of your vehicle;
Vehicle is easily accessible;
Vehicle is in park and the parking brake is engaged;
Vehicle is parked on the street if your driveway slope is severe;
Lug nut key (if applicable), is available to the technician.
Appointments may be subject to rescheduling if extreme weather conditions exist on the day of your appointment. Extreme weather conditions may apply based on snow amount and outdoor temperatures as per Environment Canada’s website (http://bit.ly/nfjsCv).
Wheel nuts and wheel studs are affected by many factors. Previous service, older vehicles, temperature, rust; seized and or frozen metals are brittle and can break. Worn, stripped, or damaged wheel nuts. Emergency brakes are a safety item also used when changing tires to avoid vehicle moving during service. Emergency brake cables that are not maintained properly can break or seize on when used. Vehicle jacking points are affected by pre existing damage, rust, weight, and positioning of vehicle. Even when following manufacturer’s directions, conditions can exist, that can result in damage to vehicle underbody, when changing tires. Body panels and doors on older uni-body frames (Older Kia's with composite polymer panels as an example), can weaken over time, and can split on seams, and or buckle, during jacking or lifting process. Spare tire, brackets, storage area covers are affected by many variables (maintenance, loads rust, dirt, salt, water, and temperature) and damage can be caused when trying to remove spare tires. Please visit your tire technician and have your wheel nuts retorqued (tightened) within 100 kms or 24 hrs.
Privacy and Security:
Tire Changers is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information* obtained from our online forms. Our policy has been designed to comply with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Ontario Privacy Act.
*Personal information includes: names, telephone numbers, home address, e-mail address, credit card number and other banking information, all and any vehicle information and any other personal information that may have been exchanged during a transaction.