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Tire Tech Information - Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing


…circumference of the tire) may reveal developing wear patterns sooner than visual inspections. The tires can be saved if noticed early enough. However if not discovered in time, both rear tires should be replaced. Periodic tire rotation is also important. The recommended rotation pattern for front wheel drive…
 

Tire Tech Information - Tire Rotation Instructions


…(PDF) Tires should be serviced periodically following the rotation patterns provided in the vehicle's owner's manual or as established by the industry. Using tire rotation as a preventative maintenance will equalize front-to-rear and side-to-side wear rates while enhancing wear quality and pattern noise…

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…Breaking in Your Tires Calculating Approximate Tire Dimensions Construction Materials Contact Patch Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN) Dangers of Mixing Tire Tread Depths Determining the Age of a Tire Diagnosing Tire Pull Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing Don't…

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Testing the New Michelin Pilot Sport A/S Plus (03:42)


…tread pattern and basic sidewall styling, the new tire features a completely revised internal construction and fine-tuned placement of improved tread compounds to elevate overall performance and tread wear. To find out how well it raises the bar for Ultra High Performance All-Season tires, the Tire Rack…

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Tire Tech Information - Alignment


…regardless of age. Incorrect alignment settings will usually result in more rapid tire wear. Therefore, alignment should be checked whenever new tires or suspension components are installed, and any time unusual tire wear patterns appear. Alignment should also be checked after the vehicle has encountered a…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Tread Patterns


…ahead. Tires featuring asymmetric tread patterns allow using multiple tire rotation patterns. Directional (Unidirectional) Tread Patterns A directional (also called a unidirectional) tread pattern is designed to roll in only one direction. It incorporates lateral grooves on both sides of the tire's centerline…

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Tire Tech Information - Mixing Tires


…Breaking in Your Tires Calculating Approximate Tire Dimensions Construction Materials Contact Patch Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN) Dangers of Mixing Tire Tread Depths Determining the Age of a Tire Diagnosing Tire Pull Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing Don't…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Aging Part #1


…Breaking in Your Tires Calculating Approximate Tire Dimensions Construction Materials Contact Patch Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN) Dangers of Mixing Tire Tread Depths Determining the Age of a Tire Diagnosing Tire Pull Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing Don't…

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Tire Tech Information - Air Pressure for Competition Tires


…Breaking in Your Tires Calculating Approximate Tire Dimensions Construction Materials Contact Patch Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN) Dangers of Mixing Tire Tread Depths Determining the Age of a Tire Diagnosing Tire Pull Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing Don't…

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(PDF Document: vibechart.pdf)


Tire diagnosis chart. If available, use on-the-car spin balancer to fine-tune tire balance. No YeS No YeS No YeS Were tires & wheels rebalanced when they were rotated? Check suspension tightness. Check suspension bushing wear. Continue with Tire diagnosis chart. Continue with Tire diagnosis chart. Tire

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Aging Part #2


…Breaking in Your Tires Calculating Approximate Tire Dimensions Construction Materials Contact Patch Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN) Dangers of Mixing Tire Tread Depths Determining the Age of a Tire Diagnosing Tire Pull Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing Don't…

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Tire Tech Information - Diagnosing Tire Pull


tires are rotated. Because of this, tire manufacturers warranties only cover this condition early in the tire's life. If tire pull first becomes noticeable after many miles of driving on a tire, it is typically due to driving conditions or vehicle misalignment that has caused the tire's tread to wear

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