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How Often Should You Check Your Tire Pressure?

by | Sep 16, 2022

Tire pressure is one of those things that you don’t think about until there’s a problem.

Driving on underinflated tires not only reduces your gas mileage but can also lead to dangerous driving conditions and accidents.

The good news is that most tire pressure issues can be fixed by inflating your tires to the proper pressure.

However, there are some circumstances when it’s important to check your tire pressure more frequently than others.

Here is a breakdown of when you should be looking at your tire pressure and how often you should be doing so to avoid unnecessary wear and tear on your tires.

When to Check Your Tire Pressure?

You should check your tire pressure whenever you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms:

– Decreased gas mileage

– Squealing or screeching when driving

– Hard to steer or pull away from a stop

– Vibrations when accelerating

– Vibrations when turning

– Squealing or screeching when braking

– Vibrations when turning

– Tire bulges or visible uneven wear

– Tires that are getting too hot

– Tires that are getting too cold

– You just can’t get the feel of the road anymore

– You’re getting irregular wear patterns

– You’re getting irregular wear patterns, and your tires are getting too hot

– You’re getting irregular wear patterns, and your tires are getting too cold.

When to Replace Your Tires?

You should replace your tires when they’re more than 10 years old.

If you have a few small cracks in your tires or notice uneven wear, it’s a good idea to replace them as soon as possible.

If you have a tire that’s bulging, you should replace it as soon as possible.

If you have a tire that’s getting too hot or too cold, you should replace it as soon as possible.

If you have a tire that’s getting flat too often, you should replace it as soon as possible.

If you have a tire that’s getting worn unevenly, you should replace it as soon as possible.

When to Inspect Your Tire for Damage?

You should inspect your tires for damage whenever you’ve been in an accident.

If you’ve been in a minor accident, you might be able to drive with a damaged tire, but you should still be on the lookout for signs of damage.

If you’ve been in a major accident, you should definitely be on the lookout for signs of damage to your tires.

If you’ve been in an accident, you should also be looking for signs of uneven wear.

If you notice uneven wear, you should inspect your tires for damage.

Summing up

Tires are one of the most important parts of your car, and they can have a significant impact on your overall safety and gas mileage.

Tires also have a significant impact on your vehicle’s resale value.

Tires are one of the most important parts of your car, and they can have a significant impact on your overall safety and gas mileage.

Tires also have a significant impact on your vehicle’s resale value.

You should always check your tire pressure before you drive off, and you should replace your tires when they’re more than 10 years old.

You should also be on the lookout for signs of damage to your tires whenever you’ve been in an accident.

Finally, you should inspect your tires for damage whenever you’ve been in an accident.

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