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If a tire is unbalanced, the unbalanced dynamic forces causes the tire to run eccentrically. This eccentric movement causes reduced tire traction. The loss of traction results in a power loss, thus MPG is reduced. Additionally, unbalanced tires wear out faster. A tire that is out of balance can also impact your vehicle

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If a tire is unbalanced, the unbalanced dynamic forces causes the tire to run eccentrically. This eccentric movement causes reduced tire traction. The loss of traction results in a power loss, thus MPG is reduced. Additionally, unbalanced tires wear out faster. A tire that is out of balance can also impact your vehicle’s suspension, and cause parts to wear out faster. Shocks, struts, wheel bearings, CVC joints all suffer from an unbalanced tire.

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