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The local tire shop recommends front to back tire rotation. However, other mechanics I have spoken with recommend to cross the rear before moving them to the front, and bring the front tires straight back. Does anybody have experience regarding these two different methods of rotating tires on a Terrain? Which method works best to give the most uniform tire wear?
 

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Read the manual. You must reset wheel locations for air pressure monitoring after rotation.

Front tires go straight back and back tires go to opposite fronts.
 

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Roesterman said:
Read the manual. You must reset wheel locations for air pressure monitoring after rotation.

Front tires go straight back and back tires go to opposite fronts.
Yeah maybe you are right, but if you have directional tires you can't do this that way.

If you have directional tires all you can do is exchange front with rear... (mostly like winter tires like my Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V1)
 

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The rear tires would have to be dismounted and re-balanced when put to the front.
 

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Roesterman said:
The rear tires would have to be dismounted and re-balanced when put to the front.
And then you add the human risk factor of having a leak or damaging your wheels.

I do this for years now and my tires uses perfectly.

(i change my tires myself. I have two sets of wheels OEM 19 and OEM 18 for winter) Caught a deal for 275$ on ebay :) (for the set of 4)
 

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Do you mark your tires when you take them off, at which corner they where located? How do you keep track of which tires go where
for the next season?
 

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Yes i am.

I use a wax marker. You know the style they use to mark used parts in scrapyards.
 
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