Monthly Archives: March 2017

How Important is Tire Pressure?

As seasons transition from one to the next, you might not think there would be any effect on your car. But you would be wrong, especially in terms of your tires! Every 10-degree temperature swing can affect the tire pressure by 1 PSI (pounds per square inch). Tire pressure is instrumental to keeping you comfortable and ultimately safe on the road.So, let’s explore tire pressure.Best Practices – Set up a monthly schedule for checking your tires and tire pressure. By checking these items monthly, you will be able to identify if any of your tires are under-performing. Compare last month’s reading to this month’s reading. If there are significant changes, bring your vehicle into Dub’s Garage for an inspection.Visual Check – First start with a visual inspection and make sure the tread on each tire is wearing evenly. Next, does every tire have a valve cap? Valve caps help in maintaining proper inflation. They can keep dust and other particles out of t ... read more

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