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Chevrolet Spark Owners Manual: Tire Rotation

Tires should be rotated every 12 000 km (7,500 mi). The first rotation is the most important.

See Maintenance Schedule on page 11-3.

Tires are rotated to achieve a more uniform wear for all tires.

Anytime unusual wear is noticed, rotate the tires as soon as possible, check for proper tire inflation pressure, and check for damaged tires or wheels. If the unusual wear continues after the rotation, check the wheel alignment. See When It Is Time for New Tires on page 10-49 and Wheel Replacement on page 10-54.

Chevrolet Spark. Tire Rotation


Use this rotation pattern when rotating the tires.

Adjust the front and rear tires to the recommended inflation pressure on the Tire and Loading Information label after the tires have been rotated. See Tire Pressure on page 10-43 and Vehicle Load Limits on page 9-9.

Reset the Tire Pressure Monitor System. See Tire Pressure Monitor Operation on page 10-45.

Check that all wheel nuts are properly tightened. See “Wheel Nut Torque” under Capacities and Specifications on page 12-2.

Warning

Rust or dirt on a wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make wheel nuts become loose after a time. The wheel could come off and cause a crash. When changing a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from places where the wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emergency, a cloth or a paper towel can be used, however, use a scraper or wire brush to remove all rust or dirt.

Lightly coat the center of the wheel hub with wheel bearing grease after a wheel change or tire rotation to prevent corrosion or rust build-up. Do not get grease on the flat wheel mounting surface or on the wheel nuts or bolts.

Tire Inspection
We recommend that the tires, including the spare tire, if the vehicle has one, be inspected for signs of wear or damage at least once a month. Replace the tire if: The indicators at three or mo ...

When It Is Time for New Tires
Factors such as maintenance, temperatures, driving speeds, vehicle loading, and road conditions affect the wear rate of the tires. Treadwear indicators are one way to tell when it is time for n ...

Other materials:

Instrument Panel, Leather, Vinyl, Other Plastic Surfaces, Low Gloss Paint Surfaces and Natural Open Pore Wood Surfaces
Use a soft microfiber cloth dampened with water to remove dust and loose dirt. For a more thorough cleaning, use a soft microfiber cloth dampened with a mild soap solution. Caution Soaking or saturating leather, especially perforated leather, as well as other interior surfaces, may cause per ...

High/Low-Beam Headlamp
Connector Retaining Tab Connector Release Headlamp Bulb To replace a headlamp bulb: Open the hood. See Hood on page 10-5. Remove the connector retaining tab (1). Disconnect the wiring harness connector from the bulb (3) by pressing the connector release (2) and pulling strai ...

How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Surge Tank
Caution This vehicle has a specific coolant fill procedure. Failure to follow this procedure could cause the engine to overheat and be severely damaged. If no problem is found, check to see if coolant is visible in the coolant surge tank. If coolant is visible but the coolant level is not at t ...

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