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I was wondering what owners of their Outlander are doing when it comes down to changing of either the 2 or complete 4 tyres? I am struggling to source the same OEM tyres that are currently fitted to mine. I keep on reading that you need to change like for like as any other tyre can and does cause issues with the regen braking and other electrical sensors fitted. Who has done what, and what are your recommendations please.
I appreciate any assistance you may be able to provide.
 

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Do them in pairs, but you should try and rotate to keep wear even, which inevitably means replacing all 4 at the same time (if you do it right or wrong in terms of wallet)

There are reports of regen misbehaving when tyres have different rotation velocities, you could always do 2 and see what it behaves like, but expect you might need to the other two.

Other than the TPMS there are no other sensors in the tyre.
 

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So long as they are the same size and speed rating I can't see why other brands shouldn't work and they have to be for insurance purposes. Mine is fitted with Toyos and Toyo have a U.K operation. I agree that changing pairs for different brands is a minimum and ideally all four for handling and performance reasons.
 

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The tyres need to be identical all round or you may experience the regen issues suggested. The Mitsubishi dealers should be able to advise you as I believe there was a tech bulletin regarding this.
 

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I wonder how this will work with leasing companies, in my experience they always replace the minimum and never with the original OEM replacements ?
 

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I never get Tyre maintenance on leases so no idea, but I find it hard to believe you can't stipulate they follow manufacturers guidelines/best practice. Given you have to return it with the right tyres, if you follow things to the letter...
 

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From experience with a company car it appears they use main dealers for servicing and repairs but fast fit operations for tyres that so long as they fit the car they go on despite what is requested. My last car was a BMW 320 Efficient Dynamics with tyres specific to that vehicle and they were changed for Goodyears. Not a bad tyre by any means but not the same as the Michelins that were on it from new.
 

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If your Toyo tyres are partly worn and one of them gets damaged and must be replaced, can I replace just the one with an identical but new Toyo or must I replace all?
 

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If your Toyo tyres are partly worn and one of them gets damaged and must be replaced, can I replace just the one with an identical but new Toyo or must I replace all?
As I understand it, if replacing with new you should do it on an axel-pair basis, but a full set is best (yea, right!).
To get around this problem I bought a pair of "part-worn" tyres from eBay for £40 when I had a puncture that was close to the edge - Kwik-Fit said they wouldn't repair it. I chose Toyo tyres with a similar depth of tread (within a mm).
Luckily when I took them to a specialist independent tyre center to get them put on the wheels they said they could repair the puncture on the original tyre, so now I have a spare pair of tyres waiting in the shed for the next time.
Unfortunately the streets around here are littered with screws and nails, so there will be a "next time", for sure. :(
 

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My Subaru (which had VCD) was extremely sensitive to differentially worn tyres.

The Ampera is also likewise, if the front treads are just 3 mm more worn than the rears (so say 5mm front and new 8mm rear) then you will get traction control events on fast left-handers.
 

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Picked up my new 4h today. Not impressed wit the Toyo tyres. They tramline a lot. The car came with the pressures set to 40 psi so I lowered them to the recommended 36psi, better but still prone to follow grooves in the road. I hope they last a reasonable time but I am a Michelin fan.
 
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