Ford Escape: Information contained on the tire sidewall - Tires, Wheels and Loading - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Information contained on the tire sidewall

Both U.S. and Canada Federal regulations require tire manufacturers to place standardized information on the sidewall of all tires. This information identifies and describes the fundamental characteristics of the tire and also provides a U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number for safety standard certification and in case of a recall.

Tire rotation
Rotating your tires at the recommended interval (as indicated in the Scheduled Maintenance chapter) will help your tires wear more evenly, providing better tire performance and longer tire life. ...

Information on “P” type tires
P215/65R15 95H is an example of a tire size, load index and speed rating. The definitions of these items are listed below. (Note that the tire size, load index and speed rating for your vehicle m ...

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Low fuel warning light
The low fuel warning light illuminates when the tank is nearly empty approximately 2.6 US gal (10.0 liters, or 2.2 Imp gal). It only operates when the ignition switch is in the “ON” po ...

Tpms inflation pressure compensation
If your vehicle is fitted with 18, 19 or 20 inch wheels with TPMS, they can be replaced with 17 inch wheels with TPMS, so enabling the use of snow chains or traction devices. Tyre pressures of veh ...

Interior lights intensity
While the exterior lamps are turned on, intensity of interior lights can be adjusted. See 248, CONTROLS, Interior illumination control. ...