You may be operating under the mistaken impression that the TPMS (tire-pressure monitoring system) in your new car ensures the tires are always adequately inflated. Actually, this is not true at all. TPMS isn't required to issue a warning until the tire pressure has dropped twenty five percent below the vehicle manufacturer's recommendation. According to AAA, this is "well below the pressure required for safe driving." The American Rubber Manufacturers' Association says that twenty five percent below optimal pressure is "barely adequate to carry the vehicle's maximum load." TPMS is meant to be a last-minute warning before imminent tire failure. You are cordially invited to bring your vehicle in to Capital Tire Center for an inspection. If your tires only require added air, we can happily do that for you. If you do need new tires, we'll advise you as to which new or used tires are appropriate for your car or truck.
As a precaution, buy yourself a quality tire gauge and learn how to use it. Set your tire pressure to at least the vehicle manufacturer's recommendation, which can be found on a sticker inside the driver's door jamb. Better to set your tires three or even five psi high rather than even one too low. Tires leak as much as one psi per month, so regular inspection is crucial. Find Capital Tire Center at 4015 E Desert Inn Rd Las Vegas, NV 89121. Please call 562.948.1855 for store hours and driving directions. We look forward to meeting you and showing you our new and used tires. Used Tires Las Vegas NV
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