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Checking Tire Condition Mercury Mountaineer 1997 - 2001 | Haynes Manuals

Mercury Mountaineer

1997 - 2001
10 minutes
Tire shoulder wear is caused by underinflation, incorrect wheel camber (worn suspension parts), or hard cornering
Wear on one side is caused by suspension misalignment
Tire center wear is caused by overinflation
The original tires have tread wear safety bands (B), which will appear when the tread depth reaches approximately 1.6 mm. The band positions are indicated by a triangular mark on the tire sidewall (A)
Tread wear can be monitored with an inexpensive device known as a tread depth indicator gauge