Tire Rotation - How to Rotate Tires

Fact: Regular rotation helps extend the life of your tires and improve performance. So if you like safety and saving money, enjoy the four main rotation patterns below:

How to Rotate Tires?

Regular rotation is important for vehicles with dual rear wheels as well. Below are the two most common rotation patterns for 6-wheeled vehicles. However, check your owner's manual to see if there is a recommended rotation scheme.
During rotation, each tire and wheel is removed from your vehicle and moved to a different position to ensure that all tires wear evenly and last longer. Tires should be rotated every six months or 6,000 to 8,000 miles.For additional details regarding tire rotation, please reference the Tire Rotation & Replacement section on page 14 of the Michelin Owner's Manual.

 
PREFERRED TIRE ROTATION PATTERNS
Passenger & 4-Wheel Drive Light Truck

preferred tire rotation patterns

 
 
ALTERNATIVE TIRE ROTATION PATTERNS FOR ALL VEHICLES
Passenger & 4-Wheel Drive Light Truck

alternative tire rotation patterns

 
 
TWO-TIRE ROTATION PATTERN
Passenger & 4-Wheel Drive Light Truck

(Use only with the purchase of two tires or different tire sizes between front and rear axles)

two tire rotation patterns

 
 
ALTERNATE ROTATION FOR DIRECTIONAL TIRE WHEN DISMOUNTING TIRE FROM WHEEL IS NOT PRACTICAL

alternative tire directional patterns

 
 
DUAL WHEEL ROTATION PATTERNS

dual tire rotation patterns

 
5 TIRE ROTATION PATTERN

5 tire rotation pattern

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