Tyre rotationTyre rotation  - Maintenance - Mitsubishi Carisma Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Carisma

Tyre wear varies with vehicle conditions, road surface conditions and individual

Tyre wear varies with vehicle conditions, road surface conditions and individual driver’s driving habits. To equalize the wear and help extend tyre life, it is recommended to rotate the tyres immediately after discovery of abnormal wear, or whenever the wear difference between the front and rear tyres is recognizable.

When rotating tyres, check for uneven wear and damage. Abnormal wear is usually

When rotating tyres, check for uneven wear and damage. Abnormal wear is usually caused by incorrect tyre pressure, improper wheel alignment, out of balance wheel, or severe braking. Consult your authorized MITSUBISHI dealer to determine the cause of irregular tread wear.

CAUTION

CAUTION

(1) A compact spare tyre can be fitted temporarily in place of a tyre that has been removed during the tyre rotation. However, it must not be included in the regular tyre rotation sequence.

(2) If the tyres have arrows (A) indicating the correct direction of rotation,

(2) If the tyres have arrows (A) indicating the correct direction of rotation, swap the front and rear tyres on the left–hand side of the vehicle and the front and rear tyres on the right–hand side of the vehicle separately. Keep each tyre on its original side of the vehicle. When fitting the tyres, make sure the arrows point in the direction in which the wheels will turn when the vehicle moves forward. Any tyre whose arrow points in the wrong direction will not perform to its full potential.

(3) Avoid the combined use of different types of tyres and disk wheels. This can affect driving safety.

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