Tyre Tips

MAINTAINING CORRECT TYRE PRESSURE


Under Inflation may cause Generation of heat causing separations, reduced tyre life, irregular wear, and decreased fuel economy

Over Inflation may cause cut, cord break due to shock, burst, reduced tyre life, irregular wear, and decreased fuel economy

TYRE SIDEWALL MARKING

TYRE INFLATION PRESSURE

Tyre inflation pressure is most important item for maintanance. Improper tyre inflation pressure is an enemy of a tyres’ life, performance and safety. It causes irregular wear, tread separation, sidewall blow-out and so on. Proper tyre inflation pressure for a car is shown on the car’s tyre placard and/or the car owner’s manual.

PROPER INFLATION

Even Contact Pressure

UNDER INFLATION

OVER INFLATION

Uneven Contact Pressure

ROTATING YOUR TYRES

Rotate the tyres in line with the vehicle manufacture’s recommendation. If it is not available, rotate the tyres as follows:

1. Forward Cross Rotation

Front Wheel Drive

2. Cross Rotation

Four Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

3. Rearward Cross Rotation

Rear-Wheel Drive

4. Straight Cross Rotation

Rear-Wheel Drive