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  • How Old Are the Tires I Buy?

  • …translates to the 51st week of 2007. Prior to 2000, the tire industry assumed that a tire would not be in service longer than ten years. As such, the date code consists of only three digits, two for the week and one for the year. For more information, read "Determining the Age of a Tire."

  • Tire Tech Information - Storing Tires

  • …Email Page to a Friend Tire Tech: Storing Tires Since heat and exposure to the elements are the important factors that influence a tire's aging process, drivers can prolong their tire's life by minimizing their impact. Here are some tips for storing tires that will not be used continuously.…

  • Tire Tech Information - Tire Replacement

  • …stored. * All tires (including spare tires) manufactured more than ten (10) years previously should be removed from service and be replaced as a precaution, even if such tires appear serviceable and have not reached the legal wear limit. Related Links * Tire Aging: Part #1 * Tire Aging: Part #2

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  • Is your tire cracking?

  • …might be time for a new tire. And typically, cracking only occurs later in the life of the tire but there are cases where it happens in the early years. Lucky for you, most tire manufacturers cover this in their warranties. Just in case. Take good care of your tires and you'll prolong the inevitable…


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