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                                          Tire Casing Credits

                                          Get credit for your used tires.

                                          Did you know that your used truck tires may still have value? Trained TA Truck Service technicians can inspect and grade your used tire casings at any of our more than 244 facilities. Casings will be classified by category to determine the value, and any credits earned towards your next tire purchase will appear on your work order.

                                          A casing credit will be available to any customer on LP22.5, LP24.5, 1R22.5 or 11R24.5 size tires when casings meet the “A” or “B” grade in the casing criteria outlined below.


                                          Casing Criteria for “A” and “B” Grade Casings

                                          Grade “A” Criteria

                                          • Bridgestone, Goodyear, Michelin
                                          • 48 month DOT age or less
                                          • Have not been previously retreaded, regrooved or repaired with a section repair
                                          • Maximum of one existing/required repairs – “T-T” area only
                                          • Grade “A” casings do NOT contain the following:
                                            • Significant weather checking
                                            • Damage requiring a major section repair
                                            • Obvious run-flat conditions
                                            • Tread skids
                                            • Deep tread cuts due to sharp rocks, glass, metal, etc., damaging steel cords
                                            • Sidewall ripples or bulges
                                            • Bead damage or deformity
                                            • Circumferential cracking around the bead area
                                            • Tread separation

                                          Grade “B” Criteria

                                          • Bridgestone, Firestone, Michelin, Goodyear
                                          • BF Goodrich, Continental, Dayton, Dunlop, Kelly, Sumitomo, Toyo, Yokohama, Cooper Roadmaster
                                          • 72 month DOT age or less
                                          • Virgin tire, or once capped tire
                                          • Maximum 3 Existing/Required Repairs – “T-T” Area Only
                                          • Deep tread cuts acceptable, but not to steel cords
                                          • Minor damage on sidewall/shoulder (rubber only) are acceptable, but no damage to the steel
                                          • Bead damage to rubber only
                                          • All other conditions same as Grade “A” Casings
                                          Tire casing criteria is effective Nov. 7, 2019.
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