Tire Terminology And Definitions
The vehicle B-Pillar is the structural member of the body lo-
cated behind the front door.
Cold Tire Inflation Pressure
Cold tire inflation pressure is defined as the tire pressure after
the vehicle has not been driven for at least three hours, or
driven less than 1 mile (1.6 km) after sitting for a three hour
period. Inflation pressure is measured in units of PSI (pounds
per square inch) or kPa (kilopascals).
Maximum Inflation Pressure
The maximum inflation pressure is the maximum permissible
cold tire inflation pressure for this tire. The maximum inflation
pressure is molded into the sidewall.
Recommended Cold Tire Inflation Pressure
Vehicle manufacturer’s recommended cold tire inflation pres-
sure as shown on the tire placard.
A paper label permanently attached to the vehicle describing
the vehicle’s loading capacity, the original equipment tire sizes
and the recommended cold tire inflation pressures.
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