Kia Soul: Tire maintenance - Tires and wheels - Maintenance - Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner ManualKia Soul: Tire maintenance

First generation AM (2010–2013) / Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner Manual / Maintenance / Tires and wheels / Tire maintenance

In addition to proper inflation, correct wheel alignment helps to decrease tire wear. If you find a tire is worn unevenly, have your dealer check the wheel alignment.

When you have new tires installed, make sure they are balanced. This will increase vehicle ride comfort and tire life. Additionally, a tire should always be rebalanced if it is removed from the wheel.

    Tire traction
    Tire traction can be reduced if you drive on worn tires, tires that are improperly inflated or on slippery road surfaces. Tires should be replaced when tread wear indicators appear. Slow down when ...

    Tire sidewall labeling
    This information identifies and describes the fundamental characteristics of the tire and also provides the tire identification number (TIN) for safety standard certification. The TIN can be use ...

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