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3 Tire Pressure Misconceptions

At our independent auto repair shop, our service advisors often recommend that our customers regularly check their tire pressure at home. This simple test can make a big difference for the lifespan of your vehicle’s tires! But there are a few common misconceptions: Fill to the pressure listed on the tire itself. Tire brands can withstand different amounts of pressure, which is why the tire manufacturers list the maximum inflation pressure on the tire itself, often on the sidewall of the tire. However, this is NOT the correct pressure for your tire. Proper tire pressure is specified by the vehicle manufacturer. This is calculated to account for the weight and performance of the vehicle and tire requirements. Look for the correct inflation pressure on the vehicle door edge, door post, glove box, fuel door, or owner’s manual. When in doubt, call our auto repair shop. Our experienced technicians can help you look up the proper tire pressure for your vehicle ... read more


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