Chevrolet Spark Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S./Canada-15540556) -
2022 - CRC - 4/9/21
Vehicle Care 199
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 more
places around the tire can be seen.
There is cord or fabric showing
through the tire's rubber.
The tread or sidewall is cracked, cut,
or snagged deep enough to show
cord or fabric.
The tire has a bump, bulge, or split.
The tire has a puncture, cut, or other
damage that cannot be repaired well
because of the size or location of the
Tires should be rotated every 12 000 km
(7,500 mi). See Maintenance Schedule
Tires are rotated to achieve a more
uniform wear for all tires. The first
rotation is the most important.
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
0 200 and
Wheel Replacement 0 203.
Use this rotation pattern when rotating
Do not include the compact spare tire
in the tire rotation.
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 0 194 and
Vehicle Load Limits 0 129.
Reset the Tire Pressure Monitor System.
See Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
Check that all wheel nuts are properly
tightened. See “Wheel Nut Torque”
under Capacities and Specifications
0 238, and “Removing the Flat Tire and
Installing the Spare Tire” under Tire
Changing 0 206.
Rust or dirt on a wheel, or on the
parts to which it is fastened, can
cause wheel nuts to become loose
over time. The wheel could come off
and cause a crash. When changing a
wheel, remove any rust or dirt from