Monday, 14 July 2014

Inflate Tires To The Pressure Shown On The Tire's Sidewall.


Inflate tires to the pressure shown on the tire's sidewall.

- The pounds-per-square-inch figure on the side of the tire is the maximum pressure that the tire can safely hold, not the automaker's recommended pressure, which provides the best balance of braking, handling, gas mileage, and ride comfort.
- That figure is usually found on a doorjamb sticker, in the glove box, or on the fuel-filler door.
- Perform a monthly pressure check when tires are cold or after the car has been parked for a few hours.

Saturday, 12 July 2014

When Replacing Only Two Tires, The New Ones Go On The Front.

When replacing only two tires, the new ones go on the front.

- Retreaded tires can be used on steer axles, EXCEPT on passenger buses.
- In some applications, retreaded tires are a substantial cost- and energy-saving
- Alternative to new tire steer tires without any loss of performance or safety.

Friday, 11 July 2014

A Larger Capacity Battery Will Damage Car

 A larger capacity battery will damage car


- A starter motor will only draw a fixed amount of current from the battery, based on the resistance of its load.
- A larger current capacity battery supplies only what is required. It will not damage your vehicle.
- Using batteries with higher or lower voltage or too tall can damage your vehicle.

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Misconception Of Tire Bursting If Pressure Exceeds

Misconception Of Tire Bursting If Pressure Exceeds

- The max press is not a measure of the tire's burst pressure.
- It is actually a measure of the pressure needed in the tire to carry the maximum load the car can handle.
- A new tire won't burst with even 3 times more than the max press.

Friday, 4 July 2014

Can A Spare Tire Be Use Driving Fast And A Logn Period


Is it true that you can drive as fast and as long on a temporary or compact spare tire as you can on a regular tire.

- In general, all-season tires are the best tires for year-round usage.
- However, if you live in an area that receives little plowing or heavy snow, you should consider switching to a snow tire during the winter.

Friday, 27 June 2014

Special Repair Methods Aren't Needed For Steel-Belted Radials.

Special repair methods aren't needed for steel-belted radials

- The proper method for repairing steel-belted radials requires that the tire be removed from the wheel.
- The hole be filled with a plug-type repair inserted from the outside of the tires and a patch be placed over the hole from the inside of the tire.
- Be aware of the repair method used: If the tire isn't removed from the wheel and a patch placed on the inside, it is an improper repair.