Buick ROADMASTER 1996 Owner Manual

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Inflation -- Tire Pressure

The Tire-Loading Information label, which is. on the rear edge of the drive r's door. shows the correct inflan'un pressures for your tires when they're cold. “Cold" means your vehicle has. been sitting for at least three hours or driven on more than 1 mile 1 1.6 km).

Don’t let anyone tell you that under-inflation or overinflafinn is all right. It's not. If your tires don't have enough air [noel-eelrlt'laatinn}T you can get the following:

The much flexing Too much heat

Tire overloading

Bad weer Bed handling Bed fuel economy.

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If your tires have too much air {overiot'lation}, you can not the following:

l Unusual wear

I Bad handling I Rough ride 0 Needless damage from road hazards.

When to Cheek Cheek your tires once a month or more. Also, check the Ijn: pressure of the spare tire.

[1' you have a compact spare tire. it should he at on put MED kPul.

How to Check

Use a good qualin pocket-type gage to check tire pressure. You ean‘t tell it your tires are properlyr inflated simply by looking at them. Radial tires may look properly inflated even when they're undefinl‘luted.

Be sure to out the valve caps back on the valve stems. They help prevent leaks by keeping our dirt and moisture.

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