Tire terminology and defini-
The tire bead contains steel wires A code molded into the sidewall of a
wrapped by steel cords that hold the tire signifying that the tire is in com-
tire onto the rim.
The amount of air inside the tire
pressing outward on the tire. Air
pliance with the U.S. Department of
Transportation motor vehicle safety
standards. The DOT code includes
the Tire Identification Number (TIN),
pressure is expressed in pounds per Bias Ply Tire
square inch (psi) or kilopascal (kPa).
A pneumatic tire in which the plies an alphanumeric designator which
are laid at alternate angles less than can also identify the tire manufactur-
90 degrees to the centerline of the er, production plant, brand and date
This means the combined weight of
optional accessories. Some exam-
ples of optional accessories are Cold Tire Pressure
automatic transaxle, power seats,
and air conditioning.
The amount of air pressure in a tire, Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
measured in pounds per square inch
(psi) or kilopascals (kPa) before a tire
Gross Axle Weight Rating for the
has built up heat from driving.
The relationship of a tire’s height to
This means the weight of a motor
vehicle with standard and optional
equipment including the maximum Gross Axle Weight Rating for the
capacity of fuel, oil and coolant, but Rear axle.
without passengers and cargo.
A rubber coated layer of cords that is
located between the plies and the
tread. Cords may be made from steel
or other reinforcing materials.
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Sonata Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Sonata|
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