spare tire pressure

The Spare Down There

Here’s a scenario that will make you think harder about spare tire pressure: You’re cruising down the road, heading to work, steady traffic, sun is shining, it’s almost the weekend, and you’re feeling good. You didn’t know you’d get a flat going past that construction site. At this point, maybe you’re perturbed, but you’ve changed a tire before. So you pop open the trunk and there’s your spare. There’s just … Continue reading

How to maintain a spare tire

How to Maintain and Care for a Spare Tire

When it comes to tire care and maintenance, do you know the big four? Pressure, alignment, rotation, and tread. But even if you’re diligent about these (you are, right?), there’s one thing too many drivers forget about when it comes to tire care. And it’s hiding in their trunk. The spare tire. Spare tires need some TLC too. And exactly what your spare tire needs will depend on what kind … Continue reading