Corvette C5 2004 Owners Manual PDF | Page 297

Tires
Your new vehicle comes with high-quality tires made by
a leading tire manufacturer. If you ever have questions
about your tire warranty and where to obtain service,
see your GM Warranty booklet for details. For additional
information refer to the tire manufacturer’s booklet
included with your vehicle’s Owner’s Manual.
{CAUTION:
Poorly maintained and improperly used tires
are dangerous.
Overloading your tires can cause
overheating as a result of too much
friction. You could have an air-out and a
serious accident. See “Loading Your
Vehicle” in the Index.
CAUTION: (Continued)
CAUTION: (Continued)
Underinflated tires pose the same danger
as overloaded tires. The resulting accident
could cause serious injury. Check all tires
frequently to maintain the recommended
pressure. Tire pressure should be checked
when your tires are cold.
Overinflated tires are more likely to be
cut, punctured or broken by a sudden
impact such as when you hit a pothole.
Keep tires at the recommended pressure.
Worn, old tires can cause accidents.
If your tread is badly worn, or if your tires
have been damaged, replace them.
Tire Sidewall Labeling
Useful information about a tire is molded into its
sidewall. The following illustration shows an example
of a passenger car tire sidewall.
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Corvette C5 2004 Owners Manual Summary of Content

TiresYour new vehicle comes with high-quality tires made bya leading tire manufacturer. If you ever have questionsabout your tire warranty and where to obtain service,see your GM Warranty booklet for details. For additionalinformation refer to the tire manufacturers bookletincluded with your vehicles Owners Manual.{CAUTION:Poorly maintained and improperly used tiresare dangerous. Overloading your tires can causeoverheating as a result of too muchfriction. You could have an air-out and aserious accident. See Loading YourVehicle in the Index.CAUTION: (Continued)CAUTION: (Continued)Underinated tires pose the same dangeras overloaded tires. The resulting accidentcould cause serious injury. Check all tiresfrequently to maintain the recommendedpressure. Tire pressure should be checkedwhen your tires are cold. Overinated tires are more likely to becut, punctured or broken by a suddenimpact such as when you hit a pothole.Keep tires at the recommended pressure. Worn, old tires can cause accidents.If your tread is badly worn, or if your tireshave been damaged, replace them.Tire Sidewall LabelingUseful information about a tire is molded into itssidewall. The following illustration shows an exampleof a passenger car tire sidewall.5-55