TROUBLE SHOOTING - Tire Wear

SYMPTOM: TIRES ARE WEARING MORE ON ONE EDGE THAN THE OTHER

Description of problem: You notice that the tires are very worn on the inside or outside edge. The other edge and the center seem to have plenty of tread left.

PROBABLE CAUSES:

  • Wheel-alignment problems, excessive camber
  • Wheel-alignment problems, incorrect toe

SYMPTOM:TIRES ARE WEARING MORE IN THE CENTER THAN ON THE EDGES

Description of problem: You notice that the tires are very worn in the center of the tread, but the edges seem to have plenty of tread left.

PROBABLE CAUSES:

  • Tire pressures are too high.
  • Tires have not been rotated frequently enough.

SYMPTOM: TIRES ARE WEARING MORE ON THE EDGES THAN IN THE CENTER

Description of problem: You notice that the tires are very worn on the inside and outside edges but seem to have plenty of tread left in the center.

PROBABLE CAUSES:

  • Tire pressures are too low.
  • Tires have not been rotated frequently enough.

 

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