Caravan and Motorhome Tyres
Getting your caravan or motorhome ready for a long journey is an important step for your enjoyment and safety.
What could be worse than planning every detail of your touring holiday or long weekend – only to spend several hours on the roadside due to a caravan tyre failure?
Getting your caravan tyres replaced doesn’t have to be difficult, if you need new tyres, avoid the hassle of towing your mobile home to a garage or dealership by using our mobile tyre fitting service. With appointments available 7 days a week in many areas – we will come to you to fit new tyres for your caravan either at home or at your storage area.
With a huge range of cheap caravan tyres available – and the real benefit of convenient mobile caravan tyre fitting on your doorstep, each year our fully trained technicians change countless caravan tyres at our customers' UK properties, so book your appointment today.
For further help or to order caravan tyres, call us on 0800 42 52 62.
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Tyron safety bands are a simple yet effective solution working against the dangers and inconvenience of punctured, blown-out, and under inflated caravan tyres. Tyron safety bands are attached to the wheel whilst the new tyre is being fitted and provide a short run flat capability, enabling you to drive to a place of safety without the flat tyre coming off or away from the wheel. A Tyron safety band holds the tyre beads in place which also helps to prevent your wheel from impacting the road surface, causing even more costly damage.
Not all UK tyre dealers have the facility or knowledge to deal with the replacement or removal of Tyron bands. Kwik-Fit Mobile technicians are fully trained and come fully equipped to handle all aspects of Tyron bands on caravan tyres and are able to supply new Tyron bands for retro-fitment to your caravan or replace your existing Tyron band.
Caravan tyre ageing
Regardless of use or mileage, all tyres have a lifespan. Even a caravan tyre never driven on will deteriorate over time. Natural ageing of the composite materials that form tyres occur from day one and it is widely recommended that caravan tyres should be replaced at 5 years old. To help you, new tyres have a date mark stamped on them to show the week and month of manufacture.
It is not always possible to determine how long the tyre has physically been fitted to the wheel on the caravan. As a general rule of thumb, if you are in any doubt as to the age or condition of the tyre, don't take the risk.
Checking your Caravan tyres
You can check how old your caravan tyre or tyres are yourself. The information you need is found on the sidewall, and denoted by four numbers printed in a window. For example:
In this example, the manufacture date code is 1413 - where 14 denotes the week of manufacture and 13 represents the year, meaning this tyre was made in the 14th week of 2013.
If your tyres are printed with only a 3-digit number, it means your tyres were manufactured before 2000 and should be replaced urgently. If your tyres are older than 5 years old, you should consider replacing them.
Motorhome tyres are tyres that are specifically designed for use on recreational vehicles (RVs) and campers. Unlike conventional car tyres, motorhome tyres can carry much heavier loads – which is important due to the added weight of these large vehicles plus all their contents. This higher weight-carrying capacity comes as a result of strengthened reinforced tyre sidewalls which make them far more durable and hard wearing than your average car tyre.
Van tyres can also be fitted to motorhomes and campers but it’s important to make sure the tyre you have selected has a suitable load index to manage the increased vehicle weight.
Depending on the size of your motorhome, we may be able to fit your tyres at one of our larger centres. We recommend you contact your local centre first. Look for the ‘Large Vehicle Information’ on our centre locator. Otherwise, our mobile fitters can come to you!
Book a tyre replacement today
For great quality service – either at a local centre or on your doorstep – get in touch with your closest Kwik Fit today.
Please note: caravan tyres are not available to book online for fitment in centre. Please complete our call back request to buy caravan tyres and book a mobile fitting appointment.