Ford Escape: Tires
Tires are designed to give many thousands of miles of service, but they must be maintained in order to get the maximum benefit from them.
Glossary of tire terminology
вЂў Tire label: A label showing the OE (Original Equipment) tire sizes,
recommended inflation pressure and the maximum weight the vehicle
вЂў Tire Identification Number (TIN): A number on the sidewall of each tire providing information about the tire brand and manufacturing plant, tire size and date of manufacture. Also referred to as DOT code.
вЂў Inflation pressure: A measure of the amount of air in a tire.
вЂў Standard load: A class of P-metric or Metric tires designed to carry a maximum load at 35 psi [37 psi (2.5 bar) for Metric tires]. Increasing the inflation pressure beyond this pressure will not increase the tireвЂ™s load carrying capability.
вЂў Extra load: A class of P-metric or Metric tires designed to carry a heavier maximum load at 41 psi [43 psi (2.9 bar) for Metric tires].
Increasing the inflation pressure beyond this pressure will not increase the tireвЂ™s load carrying capability.
вЂў kPa: Kilopascal, a metric unit of air pressure.
вЂў PSI: Pounds per square inch, a standard unit of air pressure.
вЂў Cold inflation pressure: The tire pressure when the vehicle has been stationary and out of direct sunlight for an hour or more and prior to the vehicle being driven for 1 mile (1.6 km).
вЂў Recommended inflation pressure: The cold inflation pressure found on the Safety Compliance Certification Label or Tire Label located on the B-Pillar or the edge of the driverвЂ™s door.
вЂў B-pillar: The structural member at the side of the vehicle behind the front door.
вЂў Bead area of the tire: Area of the tire next to the rim.
вЂў Sidewall of the tire: Area between the bead area and the tread.
вЂў Tread area of the tire: Area of the perimeter of the tire that contacts the road when mounted on the vehicle.
вЂў Rim: The metal support (wheel) for a tire or a tire and tube assembly upon which the tire beads are seated.
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