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  • What is the bubble on my tire?

  • …caused by impact damage. When a tire hits a sharp object in the road the force from the weight and speed of the vehicle is focused in the small area of contact. This compresses the tire enough that the inside of the sidewall is pinched and damaged causing a small hole in the inside tire liner layer.…

  • The Truth About Warranties

  • …or loose bearings * Failed or improper tire repair * Ozone cracking * Bead damage or improper mounting The above list includes a few of the general specific items that could cause issues. Some manufacturers have a road hazard warranty on some of their tires, including Kumho and Continental. For some…

  • (PDF Document: Track_Connect_Install_Guide.pdf)

  • …risk that the TMS pocket could be cut or damaged, causing the sensor to eject. After mounting the first bead, make sure that the TMS does not touch the hook of the rim. Copyright 2019 Michelin North America, Inc. All rights reserved. MICHELIN TRACK CONNECT TIRE MOUNTING TIPS Page 2 of 2 Valve Heavy…

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  • Tire Tech Information - Tire / Rim Protectors

  • …between a tire's sidewalls measured at the widest part of the tire). Tires featuring the raised rib adjacent to the bead (Photo #2) or the deeply recessed bead area (Photo #3) are designed to help protect low-profile tires and expensive alloy wheels from accidental curb damage. While tires featuring…

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  • Summer Road Trip? Use This Maintenance Checklist.

  • …traveling. * Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) - These systems only report tires that are significantly under-inflated, so checking tires yourself is still a good idea even if your car has TPMS sensors. While you're checking your tires' air pressure, also inspect them for damage and…

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