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Your Essential Guide to Mastering Tire Pressure Checks

Your Essential Guide to Mastering Tire Pressure Checks

Proper tire pressure is not just about ensuring a smooth ride – it's a fundamental aspect of vehicle safety and performance. Underinflated or overinflated tires can lower fuel efficiency, reduce handling, and even cause tire blowouts. Today, we are here to teach you how to measure tire pressure correctly. It is a simple yet essential skill for every car owner. What You'll Need: Tire pressure gauge Knowledge of the recommended tire pressure for your vehicle (found in the owner's manual or on a sticker inside the driver's door frame) Steps to Measure Tire Pressure: Park and Prepare: Park your vehicle on a level surface and engage the parking brake. Make sure the tires are cold, as tire pressure increases as the tires heat up from driving. Locate Valve Stem: Remove the valve cap from one of the tires. The valve stem is a small, cylin ... read more

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