The truth is, the whole rotating-your-tires thing is no gimmick. It really does help extend the life of your tires and improve performance. So if you’re into safety and saving money, check out the three main rotation patterns below:
Regular rotation is important for vehicles with dual rear wheels as well. Below are the two most common rotation patterns for 6-wheeled vehicles. However, check your owner's manual to see if there is a recommended rotation scheme.
During rotation, each tire and wheel is removed from your vehicle and moved to a different position to ensure that all tires wear evenly and last longer. Tires should be rotated every six months or 10,000 to 12,000 kilometers.