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Winter Tire Air Pressure
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  • As Temperatures Fluctuate, So Does Your Tire's Air Pressure

  • …in air temperature will change your tire's inflation by about one psi (up with higher temperatures and down with lower). You might think that your tires support the wieght of your vehicle, but they do not. It's the air pressure inside them. Maintaining proper air pressure is a must if your tires are…

  • Winter / Snow Tire Maintenance Tips from the Tire Rack Experts

  • …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, Temperature Fluctuations."

  • Under Pressure

  • …differences between summer and winter temperatures average about 50 degrees F, resulting in a net loss or gain of approximately 5 psi in air pressure. This variation is enough to drastically affect handling, traction and durability of the average tire if the pressure is not adjusted. Even…

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  • Under Pressure: Pressure Gauge vs. Ambient Temperature

  • …percent error Have you ever left your gauge in a glovebox or unheated garage during cold winter months? Just as tire pressures change with temperature, so can the readings on your mechanical gauge. Why? Its pressure readings rely on a temperature-sensitive spring. To measure the effects of a chilly…

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  • Keep Up the Pressure

  • …but do your tires have enough air pressure? During National Tire Safety Week and all through the year, be road trip-ready with these quick tips. Testing On-/Off-Road All-Terrain Tires 2021: Sumitomo Encounter AT Category: Tires Length: (1:57) Testing On-/Off-Road All-Terrain Tires 2021: General…

  • Air Pressure, Time Fluctuations | Tire Rack

  • …the air will eventually escape if it is not replenished. All things being equal, a tire's inflation pressure will go down by about 1 psi every month. This means that if air isn't added for two to three months, the tire's inflation pressures will probably be 2 to 3 psi low. Tires are normally…

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