Mercedes-Benz GLC : Tire labeling / DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)

US tire regulations stipulate that every tire manufacturer or retreader must imprint a TIN in or on the side wall of each tire produced.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)

The data shown in the image is example data.

The TIN is a unique identification number to identify tires and comprises the following:

  • DOT (Department of Transportation): tire symbol marks Mercedes-Benz GLC. DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN) indicating that the tire complies with the requirements of the US Department of Transportation.
  • Manufacturer identification code: manufacturer identification code Mercedes-Benz GLC. DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN) contains details of the tire manufacturer. New tires have a code with two symbols. Retreaded tires have a code with four symbols. Further information on retreaded tires.
  • Tire size: identifier Mercedes-Benz GLC. DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN) describes the tire size.
  • Tire type code: tire type code Mercedes-Benz GLC. DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN) can be used by the manufacturer as a code to describe specific characteristics of the tire.
  • Manufacturing date: manufacturing date Mercedes-Benz GLC. DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN) provides information about the age of a tire. The 1st and 2nd positions represent the calendar week and the 3rd and 4th positions state the year of manufacture (e.g. "3208" represents the 32nd week of 2008).

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    Information on the maximum tire load

    The data shown in the image is example data. Maximum tire load is the maximum permissible weight for which the tire is approved. Do not overload the tires by exceeding the specified load limit...

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