AWD Tire Replacement

chrysler
pacifica

#1

I have a 2005 Pacifica, AWD, and it needs new tires. All 4 need to be replaced, but 2 are more critical than the others. I’ve heard that I’m supposed to replace all 4 due to the AWD. Is this true? How long can I squeak by with 2 new? 4 new tires are not in the budget right now.


#2

When you say 2 more tires aren’t in the budget, you should ask yourself if a new transfer case in the budget, about $1500 for a used one installed.


#3

You need FOUR new tires. F-O-U-R. If a normal maintenance item like new tires isn’t “in the budget”, park it until it is.


#4

You may enjoy saving some money right now by buying only two tires, but when you have to spend…perhaps $2k…to repair the AWD system a month or so later, you will wish that you had spent the money for four tires.

Get out that credit card, do some price comparisons, and buy four tires!