Recommended Tire Pressure

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YOUR VEHICLE’S TIRE PRESSURE

 

WHY CORRECT AIR PRESSURE MATTERS

Keeping the correct air pressure in your tires helps your tires last longer, helps your car handle better and safer, and helps you save money on fuel.

CHECK AIR PRESSURE REGULARLY

Most people forget about their tires until something goes wrong. The truth is, tires lose pressure daily. In cool weather, a tire will typically lose one or two pounds of air per month. In warm weather, tires lose even more air. That’s why it’s recommended that you check air pressure every other time you stop to fill up your gas tank. Keep in mind that many vehicles have different tire pressures on the front and rear axle. And don't forget to check the pressure in your spare tire.

WHAT IS THE CORRECT PRESSURE?

The first place to look for the correct air pressure for your specific tires is your vehicle owner’s manual. Correct air pressure should also be listed on the tire placard attached to the vehicle door edge, doorpost, glove box door or fuel door. You may use the tool above to view the manufacturer recommended inflations for standard sized tires on your vehicle.

 

With the TPMS, one of these symbols will lightup on the dashboard when any tire is 25% under-inflated.

 

TPMS DASH ICONS

With the TPMS, one of these symbols will lightup on the dashboard when any tire is 25% under-inflated.

TPMS Low Tires Warning

This means that one or more of yourtires is significantlyunder-inflated.

TPMS Low Tire Warning

This means that the right front tire is significantlyunder-inflated.

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