Cadillac Escalade: Vehicle Storage - When It Is Time for New Tires - Wheels and Tires - Vehicle Care - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Vehicle Storage

Tires age when stored normally mounted on a parked vehicle. Park a vehicle that will be stored for at least a month in a cool, dry, clean area away from direct sunlight to slow aging. This area should be free of grease, gasoline or other substances that can deteriorate rubber.

Parking for an extended period can cause flat spots on the tires that may result in vibrations while driving. When storing a vehicle for at least a month, remove the tires or raise the vehicle to reduce the weight from the tires.

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