Why is it Important to Monitor Tire Pressure?

March 30th, 2018 by

Tire pressure is a simple but important item to check on your vehicle. It is a good idea to check the pressure every month. Be sure to check the pressure of your spare tire at the same time.

A car with under-inflated tires costs more money to operate. Under-inflated tires reduce the fuel economy, and tires that are not adequately inflated wear out quicker. That means you’ll be buying new tires sooner than later. A deflating tire can cause dangerous driving conditions.

Over-inflated tires contribute to a stiffer ride, and the car and passengers will feel a bumpy road or potholes. It is easy to check your tires at home with a tire gauge. The gauges are inexpensive and sold at all automotive stores.

When it is time for a new set of tires for your vehicle, stop by the auto service shop at Nelson Honda, conveniently located in Martinsville, VA. We can help you pick out the correct tire(s) for your car.

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