Rick's Free Auto Repair Advice

Posts Tagged: Tire sidewall indentation

Tire sidewall indentation — tire damage?

Tire sidewall indentation — something to worry about? Tire sidewall indentation or “undulation” is a normal result of radial tire construction. They’re formed during the manufacturing process as tire cords are wrapped around a mold. The cords wrap from one tire bead, up the sidewall, across the tread area, down the opposite sidewall, and finally to the opposite tire bead area. The cords are wrapped side-by-side and as the wrapping is finished, the final wrap overlaps the first cord. when the tire is finished, this overlap can be seen in … Read More


Custom Wordpress Website created by Wizzy Wig Web Design, Minneapolis MN