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  • What can I do if I've lost my locking wheel nut? If you are faced with this predicament, there are a few options to try: Visit your local dealership which may be able to provide a spare key or use a master key to remove the nut. You can visit your local tyre garage which might be able to drill or cut the nut off. Some garages also now have keys to…
  • What is the guarantee on my tyres and what is the process for this? If you purchase tyres through Halfords, we offer a lifetime mileage guarantee for any manufacturing defects throughout the legal life of the tyre. If a tyre we’ve fitted has an issue, we can inspect this at any of our garages. If we can’t identify the cause of the issue, the tyre will be sent back…
  • Should I change my car tyres in pairs? It is always recommended to change tyres in pairs. It may seem like a cheap option to just change the tyre that most urgently needs replacing, but this is a potentially dangerous choice. Having different types or ages of tyres on the same axle of your car means it will have an unequal level…
  • What’s the difference between wheel balancing and alignment? Wheel balancing distributes the weight of a wheel evenly on each axle, which helps to ensure that there’s consistent wearing across the width of the tyre. This is included when purchasing a tyre. A wheel alignment adjusts the angle of the wheels so that they’re set in the proper position. Here at…
  • How can I book tyres? We offer a number of ways that you can make an appointment for new tyres. Please click here for more information. If you need help in choosing what size you need, click here for some information to help you choose. 
  • What's included in the car tyre price? All our tyre prices include fitting and balancing, and standard valves. Specialist valves can be fitted at an additional cost. We can also responsibily dispose of your old car tyres at a cost of £3 per tyre. We partner with a leading tyre collector and processor in the UK. They process and repurpose…
  • What is a tyre disposal fee? We charge £3 per tyre purchased to responsibly dispose of your old tyres, including VAT. What happens to the tyres you dispose of? We partner with a leading UK tyre collector and processor. They process and repurpose tyres to recycle them and reuse them in a variety of products. These include artificial…
  • How to choose the best tyres for your vehicle If you’re looking for a new set of tyres, you’ve got plenty of choice with Halfords. You’ll find thousands of products from the world’s top manufacturers in our online store. So, whether you’re searching for great deals on eco-friendly tyres or have always wanted some ultra-high-performance…
  • How to read tyre markings You may have noticed a series of letters and numbers on your tyre sidewall but knowing what these markings mean can be confusing. Reading tyre markings is essential if you’re looking for replacement car tyres, so it’s important to familiarise yourself with the different sections from tyre…
  • Car tyre guarantee If you have purchased tyres, we offer a lifetime mileage guarantee for any manufacturing defects throughout the legal life of the tyre. If a tyre we have fitted has an issue, then we can inspect this at any of our 350+ garages, if we cannot identify the issue, the tyre will be sent back to the manufacturer…