How to buy and maintain tires for top mileage and maximum safety
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How to buy and maintain tires for top mileage and maximum safety

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Published by Almar Press in [Binghamton, N.Y.] .
Written in English


  • Automobiles -- Tires.

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Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statementby Alfred N. Weiner.
LC ClassificationsTL270 .W44 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4718129M
ISBN 100930256018
LC Control Number78004885

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To maintain tire safety, purchase new tires that are the same size as the vehicle's original tires or another size recommended by the vehicle manufacturer. Check your owner's manual or the Tire and Loading Information Label located on the driver's side door edge or post to find the correct size for your car or truck. Buying tires that are bigger or smaller in size or aspect ratio can change: The vehicle’s condition. Tires keep your vehicle over the ground, so mounting a tire that is smaller in size will put more pressure on the rubber and increase the risk of crashing the car. Both bigger and smaller tires . Maintain your tires for safety Other components of a tire safety program include keeping tires properly balanced and aligned, rotating tires every 5, miles to reduce uneven tread wear, and replacing tires when the tread is worn down to 1/16 of an inch. Keep your tires safe Make sure that your tires stay in good condition to keep you safe. To get the most out of your tires—maximum mileage, safety and wear—you’ll need to properly maintain them. (With help from your local Michelin dealer, of course.) But don’t worry.