Tag Archive: Tire pressure

How To Diagnose Slow Tire Leak

October 21, 2016

While drivers may not necessarily strictly adhere to the exact PSI recommendation for their tires, a leaking tire is something that needs to be addressed and repaired immediately for your safety and the safety of other cars on the road. Typically a leak will come from a hole or tear in the tire and can be easily spotted and either patched or replaced depending on the severity. However, much more dangerous is the slow tire leak where the hole or... Read More

Rolling Resistance: The factor that is affecting your MPG

May 1, 2015

People are very interested in going green these days and motorists are no exception. These people want to reduce carbon emissions and leave as small a footprint on the ecology as possible. This does not necessarily mean driving electric cars or commuting on roller-skates. What a person should do is look at the ways in which better gas mileage can be achieved. That is going to allow for more efficient use of fuel, with fewer fill ups being required. The... Read More

4 Things To Check Before A Road Trip

September 13, 2014

Road trips are fun. It is an opportunity for you and your loved ones to spend some quality time together see the great big world outside. The family car is ordinarily the vehicle of choice and will be driven thousands of miles. That kind of distance should make you consider checking a few important things before you start out on that family expedition.     1. Check the tires Your tires are going to be getting off a lot of... Read More

How To Reduce Tire And Brake Wear

July 15, 2014

Safety should always be on the minds of a car owner but that doesn’t always happen. What is perhaps much more important is cost. Even economy cars will put a major dent in somebody’s wallet, and being able to squeeze as much return on investment as practicable is something every car owner should consider. There are some ways that can be used to see to it that tires and brakes don’t wear out that quickly. It is definitely a situation... Read More

Maintaining Performance And MPG From Proper Tire Pressure

May 19, 2014

An automobile is a major investment regardless of whether or not it is new or a used model. It makes sense for an owner to try to get as much return on that investment as practicable and that requires some common sense maintenance. It doesn’t have to be a major expense, either. Having the right tire pressure in the car will not only keep performance up, but also improves the miles per gallon (MPG) the vehicle will receive.   Maintaining... Read More