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Acura Tire Conditions

Acura Tire Conditions

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TIRE CONDITIONS
Causes and Corrections

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TREAD WEAR - IN CENTER

PROBABLE CAUSE

  • Tires overinflated
  • Use of oversized tires

APPROPRIATE CORRECTION

  • Confirm cold inflation pressure matches vehicle's recommended pressures
  • Confirm appropriate rim width and evaluate alternate tire pressures
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TREAD WEAR - ON BOTH SHOULDERS

PROBABLE CAUSE

  • Tires underinflated
  • Vehicle overloaded

APPROPRIATE CORRECTION

  • Confirm cold inflation pressure matches vehicle's recommended pressures
  • Confirm load being carried is within vehicle specifications, reduce as necessary
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TREAD WEAR - ON ONE SHOULDER

PROBABLE CAUSE

  • Wheel alignment does not match actual driving conditions
  • Worn or damaged steering/suspensions parts

APPROPRIATE CORRECTION

  • Set alignment to most appropriate angles withing vehicle's approved range
  • Replace worn or bent parts and align

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TREAD WEAR - HEEL AND TOE BLOCK WEAR

PROBABLE CAUSE

  • Insufficient tire rotation for driving conditions
  • Tires underinflated, increasing drag and wear

APPROPRIATE CORRECTION

  • Rotate tires more frequently following vehicle's approved pattern
  • Confirm cold inflation pressure matches vehicle's recommended pressures
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TREAD WEAR - IRREGULAR CUPPING

PROBABLE CAUSE

  • Loose steering or suspension components
  • Tires and wheels out of balance

APPROPRIATE CORRECTION

  • Replace worn struts/shocks and other steering/suspension parts and align
  • Correct balance of tires and wheels
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CIRCUMFERENTIAL SPLIT/STAR

PROBABLE CAUSE

  • Impact break from road hazard or pothole
  • Tire sidewall pinched between road and wheel

APPROPRIATE CORRECTION

  • Dismount tire and inspect for interior damage, replace tire if damage is found
  • Determine if wheel is bent by inspecting for runout, replace wheel if damage is found

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BUBBLE/BULGE

PROBABLE CAUSE

  • Tire sidewall pinched between road and wheel
  • Components contaminated during manufacturing

APPROPRIATE CORRECTION

  • Dismount tire and inspect, tire manufacturer's warranty applies if no interior damage is found
  • Dismount tire and inspect, interior damage indicates road hazard
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OZONE/WEATHER CRACKING

PROBABLE CAUSE

  • Frequent exposure to direct sun and hot temperatures
  • Tires exposed to ozone or harsh chemicals

APPROPRIATE CORRECTION

  • Evaluate service conditions and attempt to minimize exposure to sun and heat
  • Attempt to keep tires away from sources of ozone and chemical exposure
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ABRASIONS OF BOTH SIDEWALLS

PROBABLE CAUSE

  • Driven on when extremely low on air
  • Driven on when flat

APPROPRIATE CORRECTION

  • Dismount and inspect tire for interior damage, replace tire if damage is found