Cold weather can cause tire pressure changes

By: Megan McClellan

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Quick Facts:

  • Tire pressure can drop one to two pounds per square inch for every 10 degree decrease in temperature
  • Your tire pressure can impact the steering, handling, gas mileage and lifetime of the tires
  • Cold air causes air to contract, meaning the pressure in your tires decreases
  • FOX23 Meteorologist Brad Carl takes a look at a different way to keep tires inflated below:

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