Knowing how to keep the correct tire pressure for your vehicle may go unnoticed, but keeping these things in mind will have you thanking us later.
Correct Tire Pressure
No matter how great you think your tires are for your car, you still need to keep an eye out for their tire pressure. Being aware of your tire pressure will help them last longer including its trendwear thus saving you money five years down the line and on daily fuel. Keeping the correct tire pressure also helps your car’s ability and stability to steer smoother ensuring you and your passengers a safer drive. Follow these three simple tips for proper tire security.
1. Check your tires regularly
If you live in a demographic where weather changes drastically, it’s important to take a walk around your car before driving away from your home. Tires lose pressure constantly and depending how much commute your do everyday, this step is crucial. Remember that tires deflate in cold/cool weather and inflate in hot/warm seasons.
2. Vehicle Owner’s Manual
If you don’t already, always keep your vehicle owner’s manual on hand. Your manual has everything to know about your car including its required tire pressure. Every car varies on the amount of pressure of each tire but the general recommended pressure is between 30 and 35 PSI. There is also information on your tire placard attached to you vehicle’s door edge, doorpost, glove box door or fuel door.
3. TPMS Dash Icons
Pay attention to your dash icons that light up. Tire pressure symbols will light up when any of the tires are 25% under inflated.