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Honda Civic Owners Manual: Glossary of Tire Terminology

Cold Tire Pressure - The tire air pressure when the vehicle has been parked for at least three hours or driven less than 1 mile (1.6 km).

Load Rating - Means the maximum load that a tire is rated to carry for a given inflation pressure.

Maximum Inflation Pressure - The maximum tire air pressure that the tire can hold.

Maximum Load Rating - Means the load rating for a tire at the maximum permissible inflation pressure for that tire.

Recommended Inflation Pressure - The cold tire inflation pressure recommended by the manufacturer.

Treadwear Indicators (TWI) - Means the projections within the principal grooves designed to give a visual indication of the degrees of wear of the tread.

Tire Identification Number (TIN)
The tire identification number (TIN) is a group of numbers and letters that look like the example in the side column. TIN is located on the sidewall of the tire. Tire Identification Num ...

DOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. Vehicles)
The tires on your vehicle meet all U.S. Federal Safety Requirements. All tires are also graded for treadwear, traction, and temperature performance according to Department of Transportation (DOT) s ...

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Honda Civic Service Manual. Power Steering Assist Check
Check 1. Power Steering Assist Check NOTE: This test should be done with original equipment tires and wheels at the correct tire pressure. 1. Start the engine, and let it idle. 2. Attach ...

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