Information on T type tires

Information on T type tires  - Information contained on the tire sidewall - Tires, Wheels and Loading - Lincoln MKZ Owners Manual - Lincoln MKZ

T type tires have some additional

T type tires have some additional information beyond those of P type tires; these differences are described below:

T145/80D16 is an example of a tire size.

Note: The temporary tire size for your vehicle may be different from this example. Tire Quality Grades do not apply to this type of tire.

1. T: Indicates a type of tire, designated by the Tire and Rim Association (T&RA), that is intended for temporary service on cars, SUVs, minivans and light trucks.

2. 145: Indicates the nominal width of the tire in millimeters from sidewall edge to sidewall edge. In general, the larger the number, the wider the tire.

3. 80: Indicates the aspect ratio which gives the tires ratio of height to width. Numbers of 70 or lower indicate a short sidewall.

4. D: Indicates a diagonal type tire.

R: Indicates a radial type tire.

5. 16: Indicates the wheel or rim diameter in inches. If you change your wheel size, you will have to purchase new tires to match the new wheel diameter.

    See also:

    Turn signal control
    Turn signal control Push down to activate the left turn signal. Push up to activate the right turn signal. ...

    3.7L V6 Engine
    ...

    Fuel pump shut-off
    In the event of a moderate to severe collision, this vehicle is equipped with a fuel pump shut-off feature that stops the flow of fuel to the engine. Not every impact will cause a shut-off. Sho ...