B.F. Goodrich Advantage Plus Owner's Manual

Manual is about: Passenger and Light Truck Tire

Summary of Advantage Plus

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    Passenger and light truck tire owner’s manual and limited warranty, including all applicable treadwear limited warranties, and comp t/a ® & g-force t/a ® sss (self supporting structure) information.

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    1 the bfgoodrich ® brand passenger and light truck limited warranty about this warranty as the original purchaser of a bfgoodrich ® brand passenger or light truck tire, you are encouraged to read this booklet carefully to deter-mine which warranty coverages apply to the specific tires that you own. ...

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    The bfgoodrich ® brand passenger and light truck limited warranty * the commercial t/a ® all season is covered for a total of 50,000 miles on a one time only basis. This means that if a mileage warranty claim is made, the replacement tires are warranted only to fulfill the original 50,000 miles. 1. ...

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    3 definitions the “legal life of the tire” is six years from the date of purchase or the life of the “usable tread,” which is defined as the original tread worn down to the level of the treadwear indicators - 2/32nds of an inch (1.6 mm) of tread remaining, whichever comes first. The date of purchase...

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    4 how replacement charges are calculated workmanship/materials a tire which becomes unserviceable due to a condition covered by this workmanship and materials limited warranty will be replaced with a comparable new bfgoodrich ® brand tire, free of charge, when 2/32nds of an inch (1.6mm) or less of t...

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    5 the bfgoodrich ® brand passenger and light truck limited warranty what you must do when making a claim when making a claim under the terms of this limited warranty you must present your tire(s) to a participating bfgoodrich ® brand tire retailer. The vehicle on which the tires were used must be av...

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    Consumer rights this limited warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Safety maintenance information read your tire owner’s manual, the information on the sidewall of your tires, your vehicle owner’s manual and vehicle tire information ...

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    7 warning disregarding any of the safety precautions and/or instructions contained in this manual may result in tire failure or explosion causing serious personal injury or death..

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    8 driving on any tire that does not have the correct inflation pressure is dangerous any underinflated tire builds up excessive heat that may result in sudden tire destruction. For replacement tires, the correct inflation pressure will be provided by your tire retailer. If not, refer to the vehicle ...

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    9 check the cold inflation pressures in all your tires, including the spare, at least once each month failure to maintain correct inflation pressure may result in improper vehicle handling and may cause rapid and irregular tire wear, sudden tire destruction, loss of vehicle control and serious perso...

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    For comp t/a ® & g-force t/a ® sss tires check inflation pressures as soon as possible following a low pressure warning low pressure warning systems are designed to warn the driver of a low tire pressure situation in at least one tire on the vehicle. While your sss tires are designed to provide cont...

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    11 high speed driving can be dangerous correct inflation pressure is especially important. However, at high speeds, even with the correct inflation pressure, a road hazard, for example, is more difficult to avoid and if contact is made, has a greater chance of causing tire damage than at a lower spe...

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    12 although a tire may be speed-rated, we do not endorse the operation of any vehicle in an unsafe or unlawful manner. Speed ratings are based on laboratory tests which relate to performance on the road, but are not applicable if tires are underinflated, overloaded, worn out, damaged, altered, impro...

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    Inspect your tires - do not drive on a damaged tire or wheel hazards driving over potholes, glass, metal, rocks, wood debris and the like, can damage a tire and should be safely avoided. Unavoidable contact with such hazards should prompt a thorough tire inspection. If you see damage to your tires o...

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    Do not overload - driving on any overloaded tire is dangerous the maximum load rating of your tires is marked on the tire sidewall. Do not exceed this rating. Follow the loading instructions of the manufacturer of your vehicle and this will ensure that your tires are not overloaded. Tires which are ...

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    15 tire mixing for best performance it is recommended that the same size and type of tire be used on all four wheel positions. Casing ply material and ply construction may vary as indicated on the sidewall of the tire. All bfgoodrich ® tires of the same size, tread design, and type of ply constructi...

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    16 when rotating tires with a directional tread pattern, observe the arrows molded on the sidewall which show the direction in which the tire should turn. Care must be taken to maintain the proper turning direction. As a general rule, whenever only two tires are replaced, the new tires should be put...

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    17 if damage exceeds these guidelines, the tire must be replaced. Plug-only repairs done on-the-wheel are considered improper and are therefore, not recommended. Such repairs are not reliable and may cause further damage to the tire. Storage tires contain waxes and emollients to protect their outer ...

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    18 old valves may leak. When new tubeless tires are mounted, have new valves of the correct type installed. Tubeless tires must be mounted only on wheels designed for tubeless tires, i.E., wheels which have safety humps or ledges. It is recommended that you have your tires and wheels balanced. Tires...

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    19 page alterations ..........................................................16 customization ......................................................16 high speed driving ..............................................11 inflation ............................................................8-10 mount...

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    20 date of rotation odometer reading retailer name and address psi (check) retailer signature to validate the treadwear portion of this warranty, your tires must be inspected and rotated every 7,500 miles and the psi set as recommended on the vehicle placard. Owner certification: i hereby certify th...

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    21 original owner/tire installation information date of purchase: ____________________________________ owner name: ________________________________________ address: ____________________________________________ city: ________________________________________________ state: ________________ zip code:__...

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    22 notes.

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    Mna, p.O. Box 19026, greenville, south carolina 29602-9026 an equal opportunity employer 11/04 printing stock #: bmw 21078 (rev. 11/04) you should have complete confidence in your new bfgoodrich ® tires. Still it’s important to register your tires in the event that we need to contact you. For online...