Quick Answer: How Do I Know If My Tyres Are Roadworthy?

How do you check the expiry date on a TYRE?

If motorists need the expiry of their tyre, they can check a stamp such as (*2603*).

There is an asterisk at the beginning and at the end of this serial number.

The first two numbers, 2 6, indicates which week of the year the tyre was manufactured.

One year has 52 weeks..

Tread wear indicator bars are moulded into the tread grooves at regular intervals around the tyre to indicate when a tyre is worn to its limit of safety. The minimum legal tread depth is 1.5 mm across the width of the tread. When the tyre is worn to the legal limit the bars will be flush with the surface of the tread.

How do you know if a TYRE is original?

Tread depth and specifications are essential. Compare the online and offline specifications from different brands and if the tread depth is not deep then it’s likely a fake tyre or used one, which is being repaired for a resale.

How long do Tyres last?

There is a general consensus that most tyres should be inspected, if not replaced, at about six years and should be absolutely be swapped out after 10 years, regardless of how much tread they have left.

Should I change all 4 Tyres at once?

On an AWD vehicle or one with a conventional four-wheel-drive system, all four tires would ideally be replaced at the same time so they all have the same amount of traction as well as the same diameter. On a front- or rear-wheel-drive vehicle, similar guidelines apply.

Are there counterfeit tires?

Appearance: Counterfeit tires aren’t made to the same safety standards as ‘real’ tires, and you should carefully examine any tire you are skeptical of before you purchase it. … If you’re not buying online, there’s still a chance that you could be sold counterfeit tires.

How do I know if my tire tread is too low?

Low tire tread. An easy way to see if your tread is too low in the US is the penny test. Place a penny in the grooves between the treads on your tires with Lincoln’s pointing down. If you can still see the top of Lincoln’s head, then the tread is too shallow and new tires are in order.

How quickly do Tyres wear?

How long a tyre lasts depends on how its driven and stored. Under normal driving conditions, you should get a minimum of 20,000 miles out of front tyres on a front-wheel-drive car. For rear tyres, it can be double that – around 40,000 miles. We recommend moving worn rear tyres to the front when the front ones wear out.

Do cheap Tyres wear quicker?

There are also suggestions from some quarters that budget tyres don’t last for as many miles before they need to be replaced; so you’re actually worse off than if you buy a more expensive one.

Which Tyres last longest?

Treadwear Findings Michelin was a standout in our latest tests. The three Michelin models we rated all met or exceeded their mileage warranty. But the longest-wearing tire came from Pirelli. We estimate that the Pirelli P4 FOUR SEASONS Plus could last a whopping 100,000 miles.

Which is better Ceat or JK?

Recently, CEAT has come up with a tyre which can be used for a long-term basis. … MRF, Apollo, JK tyres are best in their own kind of grip comfort or efficiency but CEAT Milaze X3 is the tyre which has innovative tread compound that makes the tyres last up to 1 lakh km and also, improves the fuel efficiency of the car.