Diagnosing Tire Pull

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Diagnosing Tire Pull
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  • (PDF Document: pulling_tire_diagnosis.pdf)

  • …that was not rotated. A tire diagnosed as a pulling tire is a manufacturer's defect. The tire is covered under warranty only during the first 25% of tread wear. The defect is caused by the belts being incorrectly aligned during manufacture. The following steps must be used to isolate a pulling tire.

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  • Is your car pulling to the right?

  • …your alignment. If everything is a-OK, then you'll need to diagnose the tires. There is a very specific way in which that can be done, and you can do it at home by rotating your tires accordingly. Read "Diagnosing Tire Pull" in our library of Tire Tech articles for detailed instructions.

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