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Tyres & Alignment Ayr

As one of the most important parts of your car, your tyres could be the difference between a safe journey and an avoidable accident. They’re the contact point between you and the road, and are key for vehicle handling, braking and steering. These are not areas that you want to cut corners on.

At RepAyr My Car, our expert technicians know how important having safe tyres and the correct alignment is. After all, your safety is our Number 1 priority! With access to some of the most reputable and well known tyre brands,  our specialists work hard to provide an honest and reliable experience to all our clients, every time.

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What are the minimum tread levels? And how do I measure this?

The legal requirement for tyre tread in the UK is 1.6mm across the central three-quarters of your tyre.  

Gauge devices are used to measure the exact tread remaining on your tyre. But if you don’t have access to one of these and you’re concerned about your tyre tread, you can check your tread with a 20p.

Simply place a 20p into the lowest tread depth of your tyre. If you can no longer see the outer rim, then your tyre should be above the minimum. If you can see the rim, then this means your tread is below 3mm and should be checked as soon as possible.

Being able to see the 20p rim would mean you are driving on illegal tyres, which is not only dangerous for you, but also carries a fine if stopped.  

If you are unsure if your tyres meet the legal requirements, give us a call or come down to RepAyr My Car and we will complete all the necessary checks.

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Can you fit tyres whilst I wait?

Absolutely – We have various brands and sizes of tyres in stock and provide a while you wait service. Please call us to arrange your tyre fitting in Ayr.

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What size tyres do I need?

The tyre size is located on the outside edge of your tyre in raised lettering. If you’re having trouble finding this, please let us know.

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I’ve damaged my wheel. Can you fix it?

We offer a range of premium tyres at RepAyr My Car, making sure we cater for our clients. So whatever your problem, we can help you out.

For your tyre and wheel alignment Ayr appointment, contact RepAyr My Car today

I can't find my locking wheel nut key - what should I do?

This question is more common than you think. It’s not a problem as we have specialist equipment to be able to remove the wheel nuts.  

Please do not try and remove them yourself as this will usually cause more damage.

How to check your tyre pressure

The correct tyre pressures for your car will be shown either on the inside of the driver’s door or the inside of your fuel cap. These should show what your tyre pressure is supposed to be.

You can then check your pressures as follows:

  • Remove the dust cap from the tyre value
  • Place the pressure gauge onto the value
  • Pressing down with the gauge on the valve stem will give you a reading.

Should you then need to reinflate your tyres, set the machine to the stated recommendation and then keeping the gauge on the value, the machine will do the rest.

If you are unsure or require help with this, give us a call and we’ll be happy to help.

For your tyre and wheel alignment Ayr appointment, contact RepAyr My Car today

What is wheel alignment and why do I need it?

In short, wheel alignment reduces wear and tear on your tyres and therefore correct alignment keeps your car safer for longer. It’s all about having the right position and angles to make sure you get the most out of your tyres – keeping you safe and saving you money by avoiding early tyre replacement.

Annual wheel alignments are recommended by tyre manufacturers worldwide. Especially if your wheel has been subject to kerbs, speed bumps and potholes on a regular basis. And let’s face it face it, that’s quite likely on typical Scottish roads!

If you feel like your alignment might be out and you notice your car pulling slightly when driving, book in with our technicians to have your wheel alignment checked and corrected.

How do I know if my alignment is wrong?

There are some simple checks you can perform that should let you know if your wheel alignment is wrong.

  • Is your car pulling to one side?
  • Are your tyres squealing when driving?
  • Does your steering wheel appear crooked when you are driving straight?
  • Is your tyre noticeably worn in one section?

If you have any of these issues, your alignment is probably out. Contact us to arrange a wheel alignment check as soon as possible.

How much does wheel alignment cost?

Our wheel alignment prices can vary depending on the vehicle and what remedial work is required. Call us today to find out more.

Customer Feedback


    7th May 2024

    The best company in Ayr to service, repair and mot your vehicle at reasonable cost and of the highest quality of customer satisfaction.

  • Hazel Hamilton

    17th April 2024

    Excellent all round, again.

  • Cat Millar

    27th February 2024

    Recently had my car serviced here. Highly recommend as staff were polite, courteous and kept me informed on price etc throughout. Over all was completely satisfied.

  • Tom White

    23rd February 2024

    Repayr My Car carried out a service on my Volkswagen Arteon Yesterday and the workmanship and experience was first class.
    Ross called me while my car was with him to discuss a few possible issues, and after a chat he was completely honest in pointing out what work was required straight away and what should be monitored over the next 6 months. I will definitely be back.

  • Kerri Mcilwraith

    19th February 2024

    MOT with quite a bit of work required. Ross kept me updated on progress and process made so easy by being able to see what needed done and approve online as well as being able to collect my keys outwith opening times which made life alot easier! Not the first time I've used this garage and I'll use it again in future. Always lovely and friendly to speak to as well. Can't fault them.

  • Jen McKevitt

    19th February 2024

    Ross pulled out all the stops to get my car through its MOT so I could travel South. He and his team are excellent, really know what they are doing and trustworthy. Will definitely be back!

  • Alex Allan

    15th February 2024

    Good job happy with the standard of work good overall very pleased with my experience will certainly use your services again or recommend to a friend

  • Christopher Ravensdale

    17th January 2024

    Had a full Service and mot, excellent service as always from Ross and the team, thankyou 😀

  • Keith Richmond

    12th January 2024

    Highly recommend. Car well looked after.


  • Colin Mcilveen

    4th January 2024

    Once again first class service. Wouldn't go anywhere else.

  • Steven Douglas

    27th December 2023

    I have used this garage for many years I wouldn’t go anywhere else!Great service and work done at a great price,first class service all round.

  • anna hegarty

    25th October 2023

    Friendly, professional, efficient ,prompt and excellent value .Shall most certainly use again .

  • Lorna Cameron

    24th October 2023

    Always a great service and very helpful

  • colin fraser

    20th October 2023

    What a fantastic first experience getting my car serviced today. Ross and the guys couldn’t have been more helpful. Having always gone to dealers for all my services, I’ll never go back. Not just from a cost perspective but the customer service and not having to have my car in “all day”. This is 100% my go to garage going forward. Thanks guys.

  • Roy Hutchison

    20th October 2023

    Very helpful and solve all the issues with my car.

  • David Johnston

    30th August 2023

    Fantastic service from Ross and his team. Our car suffered catastrophic engine failure and Ross was able to analyse the problem and get the car roadworthy again. We were given a courtesy car for the duration of the repair and kept informed of progress. Ross is professional, knowledgeable, patient and pleasant . I would thoroughly recommend RepAyr and would definitely use the garage in the... Read More

  • David Grant

    28th August 2023

    An excellent garage, very friendly service and reasonable prices! And, most importantly, I feel I can trust them 👍

  • Synth 41

    28th August 2023

    Friendly staff and helpful service
    Prompt and polite
    Will be back in future
    Thanks S C

  • Andrew Wyllie

    24th August 2023

    Good service and honest opinion, my go to place with a Mercedes.

  • Steven Robertson

    24th August 2023

    Brilliant service, would definitely recommend, was given a car whilst our car was being repaired which is a big help. Will be definitely using again for services/MOT now as this is the second time I’ve used REPAYRmycar.
    Thanks Ross and the lads excellent service.

  • Jennifer Graham

    28th November 2022

    Had my MOT and service done here and would highly recommend

  • Hazel Hamilton

    11th November 2022

    Annual car MOT done today (Nov '22). Superb service from a local independant garage who I've recommemded to many of my friends.

  • Mrs H

    10th November 2022

    Start to finish, I would thoroughly recommend this friendly and efficient company.

  • campbell fisher

    7th November 2022

    Major service good price definitely use the again

  • Nathan Kennedy

    4th November 2022


    3rd November 2022

    Full service of Mr car .

    It was indeed a nice experience at Repayr. Ross is a nice person and offers honest and excellent service. My gearbox is now working well after the service. Good price for the service rendered.
    Generally my vehicle is now back on the road and very healthy. Thanks Ross

    Date of experience September 22. 2022

  • Paul Cooke

    26th September 2022

    They quickly tested the battery and found it was gubbed. Sourced a new one and replaced it within an hour and a half. Car is running great now. Recommended.

  • Taylor Geddes

    6th September 2022

    Really nice garage. Not being very knowledgeable about cars, I am always worried about garage's duping me or overcharging, the staff here were very friendly and never did anything that made me feel uneasy or ignorent. The price was really reasonable and being able to pay in installments was such a huge help financially. I'll be going back here for any future work.

  • Dave Gillett

    29th August 2022

    The clutch slave cylinder failed on our car whilst we were on holiday. Repayr my car were able to fix it and have us back on the road within 24hrs. They were friendly and helpful which we really appreciated.

  • Travis Blackley

    18th August 2022

    First impression when I phoned Ross he was very happy to help and was able to see me within a hour of phoning him customer service 10/10

    I am currently on holiday and got about 10 minutes away from Craig Tara and my exhaust fell off I phoned around about 8 garages most who picked up couldn’t see me till next week ross initially never answered but 10 minutes later phoned me back I... Read More

  • glen mayhew

    16th May 2022

    Amazing service. I turned up without an appointment 450 miles from home and the guys were so friendly and helpful, despite being stacked out with work they ordered the parts and did some major repairs and basically saved our holiday. We are so grateful. They were so friendly and professional, i am humbled by the experience because i didnt think you could get this kind of help in this day and... Read More

For your tyre and wheel alignment Ayr appointment, contact RepAyr My Car today