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What Tire Pressure Should I Be Using?

What Tire Pressure Should I Be Using?


…stating what air pressure not to exceed. The second area of confusion comes when an alternate tire size is being used. I like to explain this as the air pressure is a volume measurement. As such, you must take into account the volume of the air chamber inside the tire. When a proper plus size is done,…

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What Air Pressure Should I Use in My Tires?

What Air Pressure Should I Use in My Tires?


is a maximum pressure only, not a recommended pressure. Instead, use the air pressure recommended in the vehicle's owner's manual or tire information placard label. The placard is typically found in the driver's side doorjamb, like the example in the photo above. For more information on properly setting…

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FAQ - TIRES


…run-flat tires without a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)? * Can I mount non-run-flat tires on my stock wheels even if my vehicle came with run-flat tires as Original Equipment? * What is the proper air pressure for my tires? * How can I tell if my tires are directional and properly mounted/rotated?…

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What air pressure should go in your tires?


Maintaining proper inflation is probably the single most important part of tire maintenance. But what is the right pressure? While there are a lot of variables, and sometimes it'll take some trial and error, there are some general rules that can help get you off to a good start. Here are some general…

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What is the Recommended Tire Pressure for New Tires?

What is the Recommended Tire Pressure for New Tires?


…the 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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(PDF Document: tr_ownersmanual.pdf)


Owner's ManualOwner's Manual Tire & WheelTire & Wheel 2 3..... Reviewing Your Invoice 4..... Mounting and Balancing Your Tires 6..... Proper Lug Nuts or Lug Bolts 7..... Tire & Wheel Package Installation 9..... Wheel Lug Torquing 10..... Checking Tire Inflation Pressure 12..... Effects of Time and Temperature…

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


…managed and rolling resistance will be appropriate. Proper tire inflation pressure also stabilizes the tire's structure, blending the tire's responsiveness, traction and handling. Can you easily identify which tire is 30% underinflated? Here is what they would look like in the morning parked in your garage…

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Under Pressure!


Tire Rack is frequently asked the question...What pressure setting should I use on my new tires? The correct pressure settings for your vehicle can be referenced in the owner's manual or on the placard found inside the drivers door jamb. The information will provide a recommended cold temperature setting…

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How Tire Pressure Impacts Treadwear


Tire wear is often misunderstood by even seasoned drivers. Most people understand that improper tire rotation and wheel misalignment are the leading causes of premature treadwear. However, what is often overlooked is how tire pressure impacts the tread life of tires. As underinflated tires run with pressure

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Under Pressure


…,000 lbs. Overloading of tires combined with highway speeds will cause tires to overheat and lead to them to fail, prematurely. Tire inflation pressure should be checked every month and before long trips. To properly check pressure, check tires when cold – before the vehicle is driven. Use the vehicle…

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FAQ - GIFT CERTIFICATES


…run-flat tires without a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)? * Can I mount non-run-flat tires on my stock wheels even if my vehicle came with run-flat tires as Original Equipment? * What is the proper air pressure for my tires? * How can I tell if my tires are directional and properly mounted/rotated?…

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Wheel Tech - The Right Fit is More Than Just Diameter


is more than a round wheel of an exact diameter. To properly fit on a vehicle the wheel must have the proper bolt pattern, centerbore, offset, width and load capacity. The Tire Rack sets stringent guidelines for the wheels they offer so that you can be sure you are getting the right fit. What is measured…

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