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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Checking tire inflation pressure
Check your tires once a month or more. Also, check the tire pressure of the spare tire. How to Check Use a good quality gage to check tire pressure. You can not tell if your tires are proper ...

Important safety notes
WARNING The following factors increase the risk of accidents: Excessive speed, especially in turns Wet and slippery road surfaces Following another vehicle too closely The driving saf ...

Engine Power Messages
ENGINE POWER IS REDUCED This message displays when the vehicle's engine power is reduced. Reduced engine power can affect the vehicle's ability to accelerate. If this message is on, but t ...