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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
Car tire pressure changes depending on the outside temperature. Check your tire pressure in cold weather to improve car efficiency and performance.
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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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When you take a valve core out, about how long does it take until the tire is flat?
The air will leak out in less than 30 seconds depending on how big a tire is and the volume and pressure the tire holds. A larger truck tire will take longer than a small low profile tire due to...
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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....
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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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When I go to use fix-a-flat I can hear my tire deflating more
First of all, fix-a-flat is to be used as a backup to using a good spare tire. If you add the fix-a-flat to a leaking tire, you should follow the directions on the can to add the liquid to the...
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Low tire pressure light is on all the time, even after adding air to the tires
The tire pressure monitor requires a good signal from each wheel air pressure sensor. These sensors communicate with the tire pressure monitor and will send the tires' air pressure. The tire pressure sensors are part of the valve stem on...
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The dealer can't reproduce the car shaking as if it's going to stop when A/C is on and car is idling.
This problem may be related to a dirty or failing idle air control valve. This valve reads the air intake as it enters the fuel injection system while being mixed with fuel and relays this information to the computer. The...
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Car unused for much of a year. Is it safe to drive?
If your car has been used at least once a month and fresh fuel has been put in at least every six months, then you should not have a problem other than maybe a possible low or dead battery, and...
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My car's tire pressure light won't turn off
Unfortunately, this is a tough battle when it comes to the tire pressure monitor sensors and large fluctuations in weather. For every 10° drop in air temperature outside, your tires will lose about 1% in PSI or inflation. As you...
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I have a nail in my tire, its pressure is at 23. Should I put air in it until I get to the shop in the morning?
You did great in finding the nail in your tire in the first place; usually the problem goes undetected and can cause serious issues. Before the vehicle is driven, the tire pressure must be at the proper inflation level. I...
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After installing 2 new tires on the rear, the ESC Active light routinely comes on.
This is common anytime the wheels and tires are removed. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system...
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Is it safe to drive with low tire pressure?
If you have less than 15 lbs of pressure inside your tire, you should change the tire and bring it to a tire station to be repaired or replaced. Driving on a tire with very low tire pressure can quickly...
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What is causing the steering wheel vibration?
Anytime you have a vibration in the steering or the steering pulls, the first thing I would recommend doing is to check all the tire pressures, then balance and rotate the tires from front to rear and road test it...
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I have a screw in my front tire. Can I park on it tonight before going to the tire shop ASAP tomorrow morning!
What you should do is spray the screw with some soapy water to see if you see any air bubbles indicating a leak. If you do not see a leak then try and move the screw side to side to...
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Rear tire wear on the outside and insides of the tires, but not in the middle
Without looking at the tires and going on you saying the tires are wearing on the outside edges of the tires I would say your tires were driven with the pressures too low or overloaded on a regular basis. Here...

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