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What Are The Little Rubber Hair On New Tires?
Purchasing a new set of tires can be an exciting moment, though it may take some time for the sticker shock to wear off. You may have chosen the tires for your car based on cost, performance, or simply because...
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How Do I Check My Tire Pressure?
Before you check your tire pressure, make sure your tires are cool and find out how much pressure your tires should have. You can refer to the side of the tire or the owner's manual for the ideal psi (pounds...
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Is it Safe to Keep My Tires Underinflated?
The inflation of your tires can affect your vehicle in many ways. Your tire pressure should be maintained regularly in order to prevent damage to your vehicle. With that being said, there are some exceptions to your tire inflation specifications,...
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What does it mean if the Low Tire Pressure light comes on in the dash?
Your car’s tire pressure monitoring system is designed to track the pressure in all four tires and alert you if one (or more) of them drops below the safe threshold. If the Low Tire Pressure light in the dash comes...
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How do I check the tire pressure?
Checking the tire pressure of your truck is an important part of routine maintenance. Improper tire pressure can lead to premature or uneven tire wear and decreased fuel economy. To check the tire pressure. Obtain a digital or dial...
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How do I reset the Tire Pressure Monitoring System?
Your truck is equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System. This system lets you know when your tire pressure is getting low. To reset the Tire Pressure Monitoring System. Drive the vehicle over 20 mph for 2 minutes. Park...
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How do you add air to the tires?
Keeping an eye on your tire pressure is only half the equation – you have to be able to add air when they get low. If you’ve never aired up your tires before, don’t worry. It’s not particularly complicated. Here’s...
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SUV getting only 15 mpg
It is possible that your tire pressures may be low and went unnoticed by the technician who last serviced your vehicle. I would recommend having your tire pressures checked because, if they are low, it could potentially cause both of...
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A/C Blowing HOT air. 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe
Hello. If there is no pressure in the system, then that means that there is a leak in the system. If there was no refrigerant, then there is going to be air in the system. If that is the case,...
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A/C has low air blow
Hello. There could be a problem with the operation of the blend doors preventing the air from blowing as strong through the front vents. The vents also have adjustments on them in order to regulate how much air flow comes...
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TPMS light coming on while driving
The tire pressure sensors continuously broadcast their signal to the TPMS control unit. More than likely, one of the tire pressure sensors has failed. Unlike some TPMS systems, the system on your Acura should reset automatically after being driven. If...
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Just replaced condencer 2 years ago. And it's gone out again why shouldn't it last for at least 100000 miles?
The condenser is located near the front bumper, is made of very thin aluminum, and is not protected very well. Small rocks and dirt can damage the condenser pretty easily. Make sure to replace the AC condenser with a...
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Low air pressure symbol stays on after pressure has been corrected
Each tire has a pressure sensor in the tire that has a battery built into the sensor. These batteries will last about 5 to 7 years before the battery goes bad. The sensor will need to be replaced to correct...
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Air conditioning not working - 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe
Hi there. I've run into this similar concern on several Chevrolet products. The freezing over that you were experiencing is usually cause by a low system charge, then followed by no cold air as the system charge continues to lower....
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2007 Dodge Grand Caravan hard detonation problems
Take a compression tester and check the compression of each cylinder. This will determine how much pressure will hold in the cylinders. If the pressure is 120 or higher, then the cylinders are okay. If the pressure is lower than...

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