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What Air Pressure Should I Use in My Tires?

What Air Pressure Should I Use in My Tires?


…drivers understand it's important to monitor the air pressure in their tires. Improperly inflated tires hurt fuel economy and cause irregular and/or rapid tire wear in addition to posing safety problems. It's recommend to check your tires' pressure at least once a month and before any long trip. Who really…

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What air pressure should go in your tires?


tire is the MAXIMUM, not a recommendation. Some vehicles, often heavier trucks, will run maximum tire pressure when heavily loaded. But for most cars running the maximum is too much. 2. The right pressure depends on the tire size and the vehicle. There is no such thing as a specific recommended pressure

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FAQ - TIRES


…the proper air pressure for my tires? Proper tire air pressure is determined by the vehicle manufacturers and is set to best fine-tune a tires capabilities to their specific vehicle make and model. The vehicle manufacturer's pressure recommendation can be found on the vehicle's tire information placard…

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The Correct Tire Pressure Is...


…the tire could be installed on a number of different vehicles. But the automaker knows just how heavy a car is and the front-to-rear balance of that weight. This is why some cars utilize slightly higher pressure in the front or rear tires. Automakers put their recommended tire pressure on the tire placard…

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What is the Recommended Tire Pressure for New Tires?

What is the Recommended Tire Pressure for New Tires?


tires. Using the vehicle's weight capacity for each axle and other considerations, the manufacturer can best calculate the psi needed to ensure the tire handles and performs well. All too often, many drivers and mechanics assume the maximum tire pressure listed on the tire's sidewall is what is recommended

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Tire Tech Information - Air Pressure - Correct, Underinflated and Overinflated


…low, remember, it usually represents about 20% of the tire's recommended pressure. Disadvantages of Overinflation An overinflated tire is stiff and unyielding and the size of its footprint in contact with the road is reduced. If a vehicle's tires are overinflated by 6 psi, they could be damaged more…

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Winter / Snow Tire Maintenance Tips from the Tire Rack Experts

Winter / Snow Tire Maintenance Tips from the Tire Rack Experts


tire wear and safety. Bear in mind that several vehicle manufacturer's owner's manuals recommend operating winter tires several psi (typically 3-5) higher than their recommended pressures for summer and all-season tires. To learn more about properly setting your tires' air pressure, read "Air Pressure,…

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Tire Tech Information - Checking Tire Inflation Pressure


tire's sidewall identifies the maximum cold inflation pressure that specific tire is rated to hold. However, the tire's maximum pressure is not necessarily the correct pressure for every vehicle upon which the tire can be used (almost all vehicle manufacturers' recommended tire inflation pressures

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Tire Tech Information - Storing Track & Competition DOT Tires in Cold Temperatures


…While these recommendations are general guidelines offered by Tire Rack, selected tire manufacturers may have additional specific recommendations applicable to their tires. Follow the tire manufacturers recommendations whenever available. It is not recommended to drive on these types of tires at temperatures…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Track & Competition Use


tire and rim width combinations that fall outside those recommended by the tire manufacturer shows that tires used in a track/competition environment are maintained better, inspected more often and wear out before they experience long-term issues. Drivers should always use sufficient inflation pressure

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