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TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
See general tire safety information included in the “If You
Need Consumer Assistance” section of this manual.
Please take time to read the tire warranty booklet in your
Owner’s Manual package. It contains valuable informa-
tion on tire maintenance.
Specific recommendations on guidelines for long—term
tire storage should be requested of the tire manufacturer.
Please refer to the tire warranty booklet for contact
Proper tire inflation pressure is essential to the safe and
satisfactory operation of your vehicle. Three primary
areas are affected by improper tire pressure:
Improperly inflated tires are dangerous and can
• Under inflation increases tire flexing and can
result in tire failure.
• Over inflation reduces a tire’s ability to cushion
shock. Objects on the road and chuck holes can cause
damage that results in tire failure.
• Unequal tire pressures can cause steering prob-
lems. You could lose control of your vehicle.
• Over inflated or under inflated tires can affect
vehicle handling and can fail suddenly, resulting in
loss of vehicle control.
• Unequal tire pressures from one side of the vehicle
to the other can cause the vehicle to drift to the right
Always drive with each tire inflated to the recom-
mended cold tire inflation pressure.
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