How do you read Michelin Tire date codes?

How do you read Michelin Tire date codes?

The first two numbers represent the week of manufacture, the last two numbers indicate the year. On this Michelin tire, the date code is “2118.” Which indicates the tire was manufactured in the 21st week of the year. The number “18” represents the year 2018.

What is Michelin Advantage program?

The Michelin Advantage Program is a mandatory credit card program that provides small fleets or Owner-Operators with control over their tire cost at home and on the road.

Where is the date stamp on a Michelin TYRE?

On the sidewall you will find a tyre’s ‘DOT code’. One of the key pieces of information that can be gained from this is the date the tyre was manufactured. Since the year 2000, the date section of the code – the last digits – has been made up of 4 numbers.

What is the tread depth of a new Michelin Defender tire?

17” (16 sizes)

Tire Size Tread Depth Warranty
235/70R17 109T XL 12 32NDS
235/75R17 109T 12 32NDS 70,000
235/65R17 104T 12 32NDS 70,000
225/65R17 102H 10.5 32NDS 70,000

How do I tell how old a tire is?

To determine the age of your tires, check the last four digits of the U.S. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) number stamped on the tire’s sidewall contains a date code that identifies the age of your tires.

How do you find the year of a Michelin tyre?

On the sidewalls of each tyre, there is a stamp known as the DOT (Department of Transportation) code, which includes a four-digit figure. This figure is the manufacture date. For example, “5018” means the tyre was manufactured on the 50th week of the year 2018, or mid-December 2018.

What is Michelin Fleet Solution?

Michelin, a worldwide leader in the tyre industry, launched in 2000 a comprehensive tyre-management solution offer for large European transportation companies, called Michelin Fleet Solutions (MFS). With this new business model, the company ventured into selling kilometers – instead of selling tyres.

What is National Tire account?

National tire accounts, offered by major tire manufacturers nationwide, evolved decades ago to help long-haul fleets deal with their most pressing problem: failures and roadside service in areas far away from home.

Why do Michelin tires wear out so fast?

They were designed by the manufacturer of your car. If your new car came with a set of Michelins, Michelin made the tire but they made it to the specifications set by your car manufacturer. This is because virtually all auto manufacturers specify very soft rubber which means they wear out too fast.

Is Michelin Defender a quiet tire?

#5 Michelin Defender T + H All-Season Radial Tire Groove-in-Grove technology reduces wear and noise while stiffening treads for durability. The Defender has six-pitch tread variations to decrease noise even more. A smooth-riding, and quiet tire.

Are 8 year old tires safe?

Old tires are dangerous, regardless of tread depth. While there’s no federally sanctioned safety guidance on when a tire is too old to be safe, many carmakers recommend replacement at six years from the date of manufacture. The older a tire gets, the higher the risk of sudden and unexpected tread separation.

How often should tires be replaced?

every six years
When Should You Replace Your Vehicle’s Tires? As a general rule, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recommends that drivers change the tires on their vehicles every six years.

Quels sont les meilleurs pneus pour votre camion?

Les pneumatiques MICHELIN X® MULTI™ sont de vrais pneus toutes saisons (marquage 3PMSF), pour rester actif toute l’année. Tout particulièrement en zone urbaine, vous ne savez jamais ce qui va surgir devant votre camion : les pneumatiques MICHELIN X® MULTI™ 17.5-19.5 vous aideront à parer à toutes les situations.

Quels pneus choisir pour votre essieu moteur?

Les pneus MICHELIN X® MULTI™ HD D (pour essieu moteur) offrent ce compromis rendement/robustesse pour répondre à votre besoin. Ils peuvent être utilisés jusqu’au bout, jusqu’au témoin d’usure, sans crainte d’arrachements des pavés et de risque pour les marchandises transportées ! POURQUOI CE PNEU?

Qu’est-ce que le marquage d’un pneu poids lourd?

Ce marquage est obtenu sur la base d’un test réglementaire (UNECE R117) en accélération véhicule, sur sol de type neige damée, pour tout nouveau pneu poids lourd. Seule la réussite à ce test permet désormais le classement dans cette catégorie et ce marquage est visible sur le flanc du pneu.