tire specifications

Asked by Feb 15, 2007 at 11:29 AM about the 1997 Volkswagen Passat 4 Dr GLX V6 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

can the brand of tire affect the traction and braking?

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The brand of the tire doesn't matter as much as the quality and life span of that tire (which may come with a brand name). Buy a pair or full set of new tires at the same time. This way your tires can get rotated correctly, and you will get proper traction and braking. In addition, check out this link to read about the importance of tires: http://www.1888articles.com/the-important-functions-of-tires-and-why-is-it-important-to-maintain-the-tires-of-your-car-0bgub06689.html

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