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10 Best Car Tire Gauges
Maintaining good tire pressure keeps you safe on the road. The Tekton digital tire gauge provides accurate readings with a single press of a button.
How to Buy a Good Quality Tire Pressure Gauge
Keeping an eye on your tire pressure is vital. Low tires wear poorly, and they can have a negative effect on your fuel economy. It also makes them more susceptible to...
How To Add Air To Your Tires
Checking and adding air pressure to your tires requires finding the proper tire pressure, a good gauge, and an air compressor with a tire chuck.
How to Add Air to Your Tires
It’s easy to take the air pressure in your tires for granted. After all, as long as you get where you need to go without a flat or other problem, you may think there’s...
How to Put Air in Your Car Tires
Tire maintenance is part of responsible vehicle ownership and maintenance. Your tires are the one component on your car that is always in contact with the...
How to Check Your Tires for Air Leaks
Your tires go through a lot of abuse on the road in order for your ride to be smooth, quiet, comfortable, and safe. Taking care of...
How to Make Your Car Tires Last Longer
A new set of car tires is expensive. Make them last longer with frequent inspections, keeping them clean, and making sure the air pressure is correct.
How Do I Check My Tire Pressure?
Checking air pressure on your tires is part of basic car maintenance. Check your tires once a week and before any long trips. You may use a tire pressure gauge to measure...
How Can I Save Money on Gas?
Everyone wants to get the best possible gas mileage. Here are five ways to get more mileage out of each tank of gas: Remove dead weight: Get rid of...
How Far Can You Drive On a Flat Tire?
You’re driving down the interstate and your tire pressure monitor light comes on. You notice the tire pressure slowly dropping. 25psi, 20, 15. Your heart quickens and your eyes dart to...
4 Essential Things to Know About Your Car’s Tire Pressure Gauge
The tire pressure gauge is a sensor that reads the tire pressure of all four tires of a vehicle. Modern vehicles have a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) built in. Starting in 2007,...
How to Check Tire Pressure When It's Cold Outside
Tire pressure helps to maintain good traction, support, and control of your vehicle. If your tires are too low, you will be burning up extra gas (which costs you extra...
Top 10 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Car
Every driver wants a car that lasts a long time. Make your car last longer by checking your motor oil, parking in the shade, and keeping it clean.
Is it Safe to Drive With the TPMS Light On?
The Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) alerts you when the tire pressure is too low. If the tire pressure is too low, it can cause unsafe driving conditions. Low tire pressure can...

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Had the tires rotated and now there is a slight jerkiness in the steering at low speed during turns.
I believe your problem is as simple as having your tires re-balanced and having an alignment done on your car. I wouldn't go too far in depth with this issue at this point because it doesn't seem too serious at...
Car stopped working suddenly, cannot be moved
Hello. It sounds like the battery has low voltage and this is causing the car’s system to shut down. It is possible that the water from the car wash could have gotten into the fuse box and shorted out some...
Malfunction of the tire pressure monitoring system
That is a rather complex tire pressure monitoring system used by Audi. Using multiple sensors, antennae, and control module, this may require the Audi manufacturer's scan tool to communicate with in order to diagnose. A tire service center (that is...
Check tire pressure light on, trunk unlocked warning
Hi there. Most of the time this is caused by a loose battery or ground connection. I usually start by checking the battery terminal connections for tightness and corrosion. I then check the ground connections for the same problems. ...
It feels like my two front tires are flat
Low tire pressure or sometimes the tires themselves can contribute to this feeling. A softer sidewall will flex and feel like the tire is rolling on its side. Sometimes worn suspension components, like struts or shocks can cause that mushy...
tire pressure
Tire pressures imprinted on the sidewall of tires indicate the MAXIMUM PRESSURE RATING. Meaning, the maximum air pressure that tire is rated for. The tire pressures listed specifically by Buick for your vehicle is their recommendations for ride comfort which...
How to reset TPMS if no button is available
The only way to reset the light is to put the system in relearn mode. First, make sure all the tire pressures are even set and to specifications. You may need to hook up a battery charger on low first...
TPMS alarm went off, as well as all gauge lights
Hello. Since your car is relatively new, it should still be under warranty. It is apparent to me that there is an electrical issue that is tied into all these systems. Unfortunately, under warranty technicians only get paid three tenths...
Car noise, dashboard warnings on
One guess is that the problem could be a faulty wheel bearing(s). Bad wheel bearings often result in a rotational growling noise. The wheel bearing is integral to the hub assembly on your vehicle, which also houses the reluctor ring...
How to locate and change the tpms
Hello. The TPMS sensor is located in the tire. It is installed directly in the wheel and includes the valve stem as part of the unit. Keep in mind however, that in order to access the TPMS sensor, the tire...
Tire pressure sensor goes on and off, even when tires are all inflated to 32 and are staying there.
Hello. I would recommend checking your spare tire to see if it is at the correct psi. Sometimes spare tires also have tire pressure sensors. If this is not the issue, you likely have a defective sensor, that will need...
Check Tire Pressure Light
Hello. The first thing I would do is make sure that the tire in question is inflated to proper pressure. If the pressure is low, even by a few pounds, it may set off the tire pressure light. If the...
My abs light came on
This suggests that you may have low tire pressure in one of your tires. The ABS light may also come on as a result of this for a couple of reasons. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at...
Tire pressure light came on while driving to the airport.
Your tire pressure system uses sensors in each tire to signal the pressure in the tire. The sensors are known to go bad and will cause the system to see it as a pressure loss. This does not mean you...
Tire under inflation light keeps coming on when there's no puncture and tire pressures are correct.
If your vehicle is over three to five years old and you have not had the tire pressure sensors replaced in the tires then it may be that one or more sensors are bad in the tires. The sensors have...
Service "A" with low tire pressure reading needing scheduled maintenance.
Service A is supposed to be performed after the first year/10,000 miles of ownership, then every 2 years/20,000 miles going forward. This service includes: Oil and filter change Resetting of the maintenance reminder Tire condition/pressure check (this will...
what should my tire pressure be
There is a label in the drivers door opening that specifies how much pressure should be in the tires. I'm guessing it should be around 34 psi.
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...
How much horsepower does my car have, and what is the correct tire pressure?
Hi there. According to the factory, your 2009 Jeep Wrangler with the 3.8L V-6 engine has 202 horsepower. The recommended tire pressure for your vehicle, assuming it's a Rubicon edition, would be 37 lbs of pressure on all four tires....
Brake system lights on
Hello - given your attempts at replacing the common ABS/TCS failure components (wheel speed sensors), most likely the diagnosis of a failed ABS controller module is correct. Given the expense of replacing the controller, or of having yours rebuilt -...

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