Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315

Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315


Chapter 45, Problem 8ASRQ
Textbook Problem

‘While discussing run-flat tires: Technician A says that some are self-sealing tires and are designed to quickly and permanently seal sidewall area punctures. Technician B says that most of these tires have reinforced sidewalls that are able to support the vehicle at any speed without air in the tire. Who is correct?

a. Technician A only

b. Technician B only

c. Both A and B

d. Neither A nor B

Expert Solution
To determine

The correct technician among the two i.e. A and B who are discussing about run-flat tires.

Explanation of Solution

The statement given by technician A, is wrong, the self-sealing tires is one of the run-flat tire category in which these tires are designed to quickly and permanently seal the tread-area punctures of the tire and the sidewall area puncture. Hence, technician A is not correct.

The statement given by technician B, is wrong, as the tires here is self-supporting tires of run-flat tire which has reinforced sidewalls but th...

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