Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Tire characteristics - Tire label - Wheels and tires - Mercedes-Benz E-Class Owners ManualMercedes-Benz E-Class: Tire characteristics

Tire data is vehicle-specific and may

Tire data is vehicle-specific and may deviate from the data in the example.

This information describes the tire cord and the number of layers in sidewall 1 and under the tread 2.

    DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
    U.S. tire regulations prescribe that every manufacturer of new tires or retreader has to imprint a TIN in or on the sidewall of each tire produced. The TIN is a unique identification number. ...

    Definition of terms for tires and loading
    Tire ply composition and material used Describes the number of plies or the number of layers of rubber-coated fabric in the tire tread and sidewall. These are made of steel, nylon, polyester ...

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    Tires
    WARNING Do not drive with a flat tire. A flat tire affects the ability to steer or brake the vehicle. You may lose control of the vehicle. Continued driving with a flat tire will cause exce ...

    Operating Tips
    NOTE: Refer to the chart at the end of this section for suggested control settings for various weather conditions. ...

    Symbols
    The vehicle has components and labels that use symbols instead of text. Symbols are shown along with the text describing the operation or information relating to a specific component, contro ...