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Your car tyre pressure is super important

all about you car tyre pressure

Longer lasting tyres & increased safety when driving

Your car tyre pressure is of a high importance for your vehicle. Ensuring it is at the correct level and knowing how to check your tyre pressure is crucial so we want to make sure you know exactly what you’re doing and how to look after your tyres properly.

With different makes and models you can expect different tyre pressures and this is to meet the needs of the vehicle, ensuring the tyres can work at their best and safest efficiency when on the road.

By ensuring you have the right car tyre pressure you’ll be increasing the lifespan of your tyres as this will prolong how long your tyres effectively last for.

Other great reasons to checking your car tyre pressure is the fact it will increase safety on the road and decrease the amount of fuel being used. As your tyres will be of the right pressure they will drive with ease and there will be no need for your vehicle to overwork which means it won’t need to use more than the necessary amount of fuel when driving.

How you can check your car tyre pressure

Here at Stone Tyres we are the experts for tyres in St Helens so you can rely on us to provide you with the highest quality tyres new or part worn. We can also give you any information you need on or about tyres and that’s why we’re going to tell you how to check your tyre pressure properly.

Don’t worry, we aren’t going to give you any technical terms of instructions, we’ll give you an easy step by step process on how to check your tyre pressure.

No matter if it’s your tyres in St Helens or in other locations here is how to check your car tyre pressure

  • You’ll need an accurate pressure gauge
  • Remove the dust cap from the valve
  • Fix on the pressure gauge
  • Once properly fitted, take a look at the reader and note down the number

See, simple! However you might be unsure of what the exact pressure should be of your tyres because like we said earlier all tyres are different but there are a number of ways you can find out what your tyre pressure should be.

You can find out what your tyre pressure should be by:

  1. Looking in your vehicle’s manual
  2. Check to see if it is printed on the inside ledge of the driver door
  3. Take a look at the inside petrol cap

By looking at any of the 3 areas above you’ll definitely be able to find the exact car tyre pressure for your vehicle.
Here is an example of what different sized tyres pressure should be just so you have some idea on what exactly you should be looking out for.

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Hopefully this can help you in one way or another, if you’re still stuck then we can help, just give us a call on 01744 808 022.

What if my car tyre pressure is incorrect?

It might seem like an obvious move but if your car tyre pressure is incorrect then you’re going to need to increase or decrease the amount of air within your tyres until they reach the correct number.

Once you’ve finished inflating/deflating the tyres and checking the pressure double check that there is no dirt in the valve, when you know it’s clean you’re good to screw the dust cap back on.

Whether you pump your tyres up at home or visit the nearest petrol station and pump them up there great. Once the tyres have been inflated with more/enough air and have the correct tyre pressure you’ll be set for a safer drive with longer lasting tyres.

You’re specialists for tyres in St Helens

We hope we have helped you in understanding more on your car tyre pressure and exactly how to check your tyre pressure, it’s something some people don’t check often enough when they really should, especially because of the benefits that come from it.
If you or anyone you know needs any assistance with their car tyres then don’t hesitate to get in touch with Stone Tyres today, our tyre specialists are ready to help.