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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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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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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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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 tire's 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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Tire Tech Information - Air Pressure - Correct, Underinflated & 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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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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Winter Tech - Air Pressure / Load Adjustment for High Speed Driving


tire inflation pressures to accommodate higher than North American highway speeds and heavier than typical two-passenger loads. In order to accommodate higher speeds, the tire size and inflation pressure recommendations are tuned beyond what is branded on the tire's sidewalls. These increases in recommended

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Frequently Asked Questions About Tire Pressure Sensors

Frequently Asked Questions About Tire Pressure Sensors


…your tire pressure. When replacing tires or wheels and tires as a complete package, the presence of these remote sensors can require a few extra steps in the purchase and/or installation process. Why does my installer charge a "TPMS" service fee for installing new tires? Many of our Recommended Installers…

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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 manufacturer's recommendations whenever available. It is not recommended to drive on these types of tires at temperatures…

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FAQ - WHEELS


…the purpose of centering rings? Are they required? * Why do I need to re-torque the lug hardware on new wheels? * What happens if I don't buy Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) sensors when I buy new wheels? * What are lug centric wheels? * Why don't you have wheels listed for my vehicle? * What…

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