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Irregular Tire Wear - Causes & Solutions
IRREGULAR WEAR COMMON CAUSE SOLUTION


FEATHERING

  • Improper alignment (TOE)

  • Worn or damaged steering 
    and/or suspension parts

  • Hard cornering

  • Check/correct alignment

  • Check/replace steering and/or suspension parts

  • Based on tread depth rotate/replace tire


CUPPING

  • Worn or damaged steering and/or suspension parts

  • Improper balancing

  • Check/replace steering and/or suspension parts

  • Check/correct balance

  • Check/replace wheels

  • Based on tread depth rotate/replace tire


ONE EDGE

  • Improper alignment (CAMBER)

  • Worn or damaged steering and/or suspension parts

  • Check/correct alignment

  • Check/replace steering and/or suspension parts


CENTER OR BOTH EDGES

  • Center wear - over inflated

  • Both edges - under inflated
                          overloaded
                          slow leak

  • Adjust air pressure

  • Check fitment

  • Check/correct air leak





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Report created on: 4/30/2017

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