Kia Rio: Tire Wear - Tires/Wheels - Suspension System - Kia Rio UB 2012-2019 Service ManualKia Rio: Tire Wear


     
Using tires and wheel other than the recommended sizes could cause unusual handling characteristics and poor vehicle control, resulting in a serious accident.

 

1.
Measure the tread depth of the tires.

Tread depth [limit] : 1.6 mm (0.063 in)

2.
If the remaining tread depth (A) is less than the limit, replace the tire.

     
When the tread depth of the tires is less than 1.6 mm(0.063 in), the wear indicators (B) will appear.


Tire Rotation
Checking For Pull And Wander
If the steering pulls to one side, rotate the tires according to the following wheel rotation procedure.
1.
Rotate the front right and front left tires, and perform a road test in order to confirm vehicle stability.


2.
If the steering pulls to the opposite side, rotate the front and rear tires, and perform a road test again.


3.
If the steering continues to pull to one side, rotate the front right and left tires again, and perform a road test.


4.
If the steering continues to pull to the opposite side, replace the front wheels with new ones.


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Tighten the hub nuts as follows. Tightening torque : 88.3 ~ 107.9N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6lb-ft)    ...

Tire Removal
1. Remove valve core and deflate the tire. 2. Remove the side of the tire bead area from the wheel using tire changing machine . ...

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