Ever taken a look at the wall of your tyre and wondered what all the markings mean? Here’s a guide to everything you need to know about your tyres.
We often don’t give our tyres a second thought - until something happens. Your tyres are, however, vital to your safety, and overall car performance. Just like the soles of your shoes suffer wear and tear from walking long distances, over time, your tyres take a beating too. It’s important that you know how to protect and look after your tyres, as well as inspect them to determine if, and when, it’s time for a new set.
Talking about tyres, you’ll need to understand some tyre terminology. There are five main terms you’ll need to understand:
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You may notice other markings on your tyres, such as:
Now that you understand the markings on your tyres, we challenge you to take a look at your own tyres, and let us know what you see! Post your findings in the comments below. You can also contact your dealer for more infomation.
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