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- Load Index, a numerical code
associated with the maximum
load the tire can carry.
Tire speed ratings
The chart below lists many of the dif-
ferent speed ratings currently being
3. Checking tire life
(TIN :Tire Identification
H - Speed Rating Symbol. See the used for passenger car tires. The Any tires that are over 6 years old,
speed rating chart in this section speed rating is part of the tire size based on the manufacturing date
for additional information.
designation on the sidewall of the (including the spare tire) should be
tire. This symbol corresponds to that replaced by new ones. You can find
tire's designed maximum safe oper- the manufacturing date on the tire
Wheel size designation
sidewall (possibly on the inside of the
wheel), displaying the DOT Code.
The DOT Code is a series of num-
bers on a tire consisting of numbers
and English letters. The manufactur-
ing date is designated by the last four
digits (characters) of the DOT code.
Wheels are also marked with impor-
tant information that you need if you
ever have to replace one. The follow-
ing explains what the letters and
numbers in the wheel size designa-
112 mph (180 km/h)
118 mph (190 km/h)
130 mph (210 km/h)
Example wheel size designation:
DOT : XXXX XXXX OOOO
149 mph (240 km/h)
The front part of the DOT means a
plant code number, tire size and
tread pattern and the last four num-
bers indicate week and year manu-
Above 149 mph (240 km/h)
- Rim width in inches.
J - Rim contour designation.
- Rim diameter in inches.
DOT XXXX XXXX 1615 represents
that the tire was produced in the 16th
week of 2015.
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