Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Underinflated or overinflated tires - Tire pressure - Wheels and tires - Mercedes-Benz E-Class Owners ManualMercedes-Benz E-Class: Underinflated or overinflated tires

Underinflated tires

WARNING
Follow recommended tire inflation pressures.

Do not underinflate tires. Underinflated tires wear excessively and/or unevenly, adversely affect handling and fuel economy, and are more likely to fail from being overheated.

Underinflated tires can:

 - wear excessively and/or unevenly
 - adversely affect fuel economy
 - fail from being overheated
 - adversely affect handling

Overinflated tires

WARNING
Follow recommended tire inflation pressures.

Do not overinflate tires. Overinflated tires can adversely affect handling and ride comfort, wear unevenly, increase stopping distance, and result in sudden deflation (blowout) because they are more likely to become punctured or damaged by road debris, potholes etc.

Overinflated tires can:

 - adversely affect handling
 - wear excessively and/or unevenly
 - be more likely to become damaged
 - adversely affect ride comfort
 - increase stopping distance

Maximum tire pressure

WARNING
Never exceed the maximum tire inflation pressure. Follow recommended tire inflation pressures.

Do not underinflate tires. Underinflated tires wear excessively and/or unevenly, adversely affect handling and fuel economy, and are more likely to fail from being overheated.

Do not overinflate tires. Overinflated tires can adversely affect handling and ride comfort, wear unevenly, increase stopping distance, and result in sudden deflation (blowout) because they are more likely to become punctured or damaged by road debris, potholes etc.

1. Maximum permitted tire pressure

1. Maximum permitted tire pressure (example)

The actual values for tires are specific to each vehicle and may deviate from the values in the illustration.

When adjusting the tire pressures always observe the recommended tire pressure for your vehicle

Important notes on tire pressure
WARNING Should the tire pressure drop repeatedly:  - check the tire for foreign bodies.  - check whether the wheel is losing air or the valve is leaking.  - make sure that onl ...

Checking the tire pressures
Important safety notes WARNING Follow recommended tire inflation pressures. Do not underinflate tires. Underinflated tires wear excessively and/or unevenly, adversely affect handling and fu ...

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