Pump Up The Volume! Proper Tire Pressure

Steps for Maintaining Proper Tire Pressure From Twin Tire

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  • Step 1: Locate the recommended tire pressure on the vehicle’s tire information placard, certification label, or in the owner’s manual.
  • Step 2: Check the tire pressure of all tires.
  • Step 3: If the tire pressure is too high in any of the tires, slowly release air by gently pressing on the tire valve stem with the edge of your tire gauge until you get to the correct pressure.
  • Step 4: If the tire pressure is too low, note the difference between the measured tire pressure and the correct tire pressure. These “missing” pounds of pressure are what you will need to add. At a service station, add the missing pounds of air pressure to each tire that is under inflated.
  • Step 5: Check all the tires to make sure they have the same air pressure (except in cases in which the front and rear tires are supposed to have different amounts of pressure).

If you have been driving your vehicle around Marrero and think that a tire is under inflated, fill it to the recommended cold inflation pressure indicated on your vehicle’s tire information placard or certification label. While your tire may still be slightly under inflated due to the extra pressure of a warm tire, it is safer to drive with air pressure that is slightly lower than the vehicle manufacturer’s recommended cold inflation pressure than to drive with a significantly under inflated tire. Since this is a temporary fix, don’t forget to stop in Twin Tire and have our service techs recheck and adjust the tire’s pressure when you can obtain a cold reading.

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