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Author Name – Jack Underwood

19 Jun 2019 2 people
How to Use a Digital Tyre Pressure Gauge

It’s crucially important to maintain the correct air pressure in the tyres on your vehicle. Although in the past, most motorists relied upon their local garage and its air compressor to adjust the pressure of their car’s tyres, modern technology allows drivers to monitor and adjust tyre…
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Author Name – Jack Underwood

04 Jun 2019 4 people
Guide To Caravan And Motorhome Tyres

You’ll be used to regularly checking up on the tyres on your car or van, but what you may not be aware of is the necessity to check the tyres on your caravan or trailer just as regularly. Oxygen and sunlight work together to break down molecules in the tyre walls, and when the weather is…
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Author Name – Jack Underwood

23 May 2019 2 people
How often should you check your tyre pressure

The short answer to this is that you should check your tyre pressure every two weeks, while your tyres are cold (i.e. you haven’t driven on them in several hours). Checking the tyre pressure on your vehicle is just one of the many checks required to ensure that you are taking proper care of…
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Author Name – Jack Underwood

23 May 2019 1 people
High tyre pressure effects

Inflating your tyres to the correct tyre pressure is really important. Both overinflated and underinflated tyres are a safety hazard at worst and can burn a hole in your pocket at best. Knowing your PSI and keeping your tyres inflated properly forms part of a tyre maintenance plan and will increase…
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Author Name – Jack Underwood

23 May 2019 1 people
How does tyre pressure affect fuel mileage?

Drivers all over the country understand that the cost of driving can mount quickly, but not everyone knows that regular maintenance of your tyre pressure can have a positive effect on your vehicle’s mileage. Learn how your tyre pressure can be used to improve fuel efficiency here, ensuring…
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Author Name – Guest Author

22 May 2019 1 people
Can weather or temperature affect tyre pressure?

The air pressure in your tyres is affected by the external temperature of the air around them. This is because of the way that air particles react to changes in temperature, with higher temperatures causing the air to expand and lower temperatures causing it to contract.  Does cold weather…
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Author Name – Jack Underwood

21 May 2019 1 people
Is tyre pressure checked in an MOT?

Although tyre pressure itself isn’t checked in an MOT, legislation introduced in 2015 means that every car with a faulty or failed tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) will fail its MOT. Since 2012, new cars produced in Europe have been legally required to have a TPMS, so if you’ve…
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