How do I find the correct tyre pressure for my car?

How do I find the correct tyre pressure for my car?

You can find the recommended tyre pressure for your vehicle in your vehicle handbook or printed either in the sill of the driver’s door or on the inside of the fuel tank flap. Your vehicle manufacturer may suggest different tyre pressures for your front and rear tyres so make sure you’re aware of these guidelines.

How much should I inflate car tyres?

30-35 PSI
You should make sure, however, that your tires are appropriate for your vehicle. You can do this by checking the car’s owner’s manual or the placard that is on the inside of the driver-side door, glove box, or fuel door. Most car tire pressure recommendations range from 30-35 PSI.

How accurate is a Halfords tyre pressure gauge?

+/- 1%
Accuracy: +/- 1% + 0.5 psi.

How do you use a Halfords pressure gauge?

Our step-by-step tyre inflation guide

  1. Step one: Remove your caps. First, remove the valve caps.
  2. Step two: Check the pressure. Compare the measured psi to the recommended psi of your tyres.
  3. Step three: Inflate your tyres.
  4. Step four: Replace your caps.
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Should the tyre pressure be the same front and rear?

Ignoring this advice runs the risk of decreasing your grip and increasing your braking distances. You could also damage your tyres resulting in possible rupture during service, reduce their lifespan, and increase your fuel consumption. The recommended tyre pressure levels for front and rear tyres are often different.

How often should I check my tyre pressure at Halfords?

Checking tyre pressure Halfords recommend checking tyre pressures (including the spare tyre) every few weeks and before any long trip. Tyres should be checked regularly as they are susceptible to drops in pressure which can be caused by: Natural leakage of air through the walls of the tyre

What is the PSI of a car tyre?

Car tyre pressure is a measurement of how much air is in your pneumatic tyre, and ensures the tyres wear evenly and maintain the correct level of grip on the road surface. This is commonly expressed as PSI, or pounds-per-square-inch. Tyre manufacturers have recommended tyre pressures,…

Why get your tyres fitted at Halfords?

If you get your tyres fitted at Halfords, we’ll ensure the tyre (s) offered are fully compatible with your vehicle. When it comes to tyre quality, you generally get what you pay for. Premium tyres will not only last longer, but may also perform better in adverse conditions.

Where can I find the recommended tyre pressure?

Information on the recommended tyre pressures can be found in the vehicle documentation, and often on a sticker fixed to the vehicle, for example on the door jamb or on the fuel filler cap. In case of unusual pressure loss, have the internal and external condition of the tyre checked, as well as the condition of the wheel and valve.