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How to check your tire pressure

How to check your tire pressure

Owning a car is a luxury. However, one needs to be disciplined and do frequent checks. One of the things that one needs to check often is tire pressure. This is necessary because the tires need to have a specific amount of pressure for the car to move well. But, how do you check your car tire pressure? Well, do not worry. Read on and find out. It is best to check the tire pressure in the mornings when the car has cooled down. This is because the friction between the tire and the road usually increases tire pressure. So once it has cooled down, you can check the pressure. 1. First and foremost, check your car owner's manual to find out the recommended amount of pressure that the car requires. Different cars have a different amount of tire pressure required. For this reason, you need to confirm the required amount for your car before adding any pressure. You can also find this information on a sticker inside the doorjamb on the driver's side. Once you have this information, you ... read more

Quick Tips to Improve Fuel Efficiency

Quick Tips to Improve Fuel Efficiency

If you've been driving your vehicle for a while, you know how long before it runs out of gas. Many drivers will also drive across town just to save a few bucks on gas. Even if it's a few cents, if the gas station across the street is cheaper, that may be where you choose to go. However, there are additional ways you can save money on fuel. We have a few tips on how to improve fuel efficiency and save yourself a few extra coins.  Regularly check your tire pressure. Checking your tire pressure can prevent premature tire wear and increase fuel mileage. Automotive shops sell affordable tire pressure gauges that you can keep in your vehicle. Or you can stop at the gas station; there are usually a few available. Check your vehicle's owner's manual for the recommended tire pressure. Or you can open your driver's door and look inside the door jam. Under-inflated and over-inflated tires may feel like a smooth drive but can significantly impa ... read more

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