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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 - Tips on Mounting Run-Flat Tires

  • …loosen the bead is preferred. The rollers and side-shovel bead looseners must remain positioned on the sidewall near the bead (adjacent to the wheel flange without making contact). If either style bead loosener is placed on the sidewall too far away from the bead, it may damage the tire's rubber…

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