**Balancing the Tire by Steve Nagle



Students will show how to properly set up the tire balancer, place the tire on the balancer and operate the tire balancer ensuring a properly balanced tire.

Lesson Time

45 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Transportation Transportation

Objectives and Goals+ Safety instructions


California's 2008 CTE Standards (4)
California Academic Content Standards (2)

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  • Students will properly set up, adjust, and balance an automotive tire using a tire balancer machine
  • Tire Balance Safety-Be sure and wear safety glasses while balancing the tire. Make sure loose clothing is secured and shirt tails tucked in. Make sure you have proper covering for your feet as well. No sandals or open toed shoes in the shop. Remove neckless and rings.

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