Repair of Opel Corsa C, from 2000 to 2005 release.
1. Operation and maintenance of the car
2. Engine
3. Transmission
4. Running gear
4.1. General information
4.2. Wheels and tires
4.2.1. Repair of wheels and tires
4.2.2. Condition of tires
4.2.3. Replacement of tires
4.2.4. Sheena, not afraid of punctures (tire "RunFlat")
4.2.5. Identification ободьев and tires
4.3. Running gear
4.4. Forward suspension bracket
4.5. Back suspension bracket
5. Steering mechanism
6. Brake system
7. Onboard electric equipment
8. Body
9. Schemes of electric equipment



4.2.5. Identification ободьев and tires


The identification code is engraved on a rim and contains important data on the rim size.

The code can have the full or reduced form (for example, 6 J 16).

Air pressure in tires, Corsa-C. year of release from 2005 to 2007
It is not allowed at a design with "the increased payload".
2) Are resolved only as winter tires.

Each tire can be identified on the basis of its designation.

Characteristics of speed

Conditional value of a permissible load on the tire

Important remarks

Designation of the tire
For car tires at a speed up to 270 miles/h in Europe there is a norm of ECE-R 30. It contains the most important characteristics of tires. Besides for North America there are additional designations.
Designation of tires, see the drawing below, a position 9: 185/60 R 14 87 T, concern the radial tire.
1 – The position of the index of wear (TWI = Tread wear indicator), height is 1,6 mm.
2 – Manufacturer.
3 – The instruction on special suitability for operation in the winter mode.
4 – Designation of the drawing of a protector.
5 – Designation for tubeless tires (Tubeless).
6 – Estimated service life according to the test of the USA (180 = 180%).
7 – Definition of efficiency of wet brakes (A, B or C) according to the test of the USA.
8 – Determination of thermal stability at higher speeds (A, B or C) according to the test of the USA.
9 – Designation of the sizes (185/60 R 14 87 T).
185 – Tire width in mm (nominal width).
60 – Ratio of height of cross section and width of the tire as a percentage.
R – Radial design.
14 – Diameter of a rim in inches ["].
87 – A symbol of a permissible load on the tire (Load Index) for 545 kg.
T – a speed Symbol for at most 190 miles/h; the additional alphabetic coding, see the publication "Air Pressure in Tires" KTA 2625/02 or TIS.
10 – Instructions on safety during the using or installation of the tire (this USA).
11 – Radial design.
12 – Quantity and material of layers in the middle of a running surface and a sidewall.
13 – Mark of conformity to norms on the European directive ECE-R 30. The sign "E4" can also demonstrate that the tire underwent certification according to the directive 92/23 of the EU, and figure "4" designates the Netherlands.
14 – Internal code of the manufacturer.
15 – The data concerning the most permissible load and the most admissible pressure of air for North America.
16 – The sign DOT according to directives of the American governing bodies of transport ("Department of Transportation" – "Department of Transport").
17 – The sign DOT for manufacturer, the size of the tire and execution of the tire.
18 – Date of production (here the 1st production week 2000). This code consists of 4 figures, two correspond to week, and two – year.
19 – Designation of the size (as position No. 9).
20 – Country manufacturer.

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4.2.4. Sheena, not afraid of punctures (tire "RunFlat")
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4.3. Running gear