Kia Sorento: Tire Wear - Tires/Wheels - Suspension System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2020 Service ManualKia Sorento: Tire Wear

Second Generation XM (2011-2020) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2020 Service Manual / Suspension System / Tires/Wheels / Tire Wear

1.
Measure the tread depth of the tires.

Tread depth [limit] : 1.6 mm (0.0630 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(0.0630 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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