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B12 - How To Find The Tyre Pressure Information

Tell me where you would find the information for the recommended tyre pressures for this car and how tyre pressures should be checked.

DSA Answer

Manufacturer's guide, use a reliable pressure gauge, check and adjust pressures when tyres are cold, don't forget spare tyre, remember to refit valve caps.

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Explain to the examiner that you would:

  1. You can find the correct tyre pressures in both the manufacturer's guide or normally in the driver's side door jam.

    Move the mouse over the image to find the tyre pressure information
    Move the mouse over the image to find the tyre pressure information
    Tyre pressure information
  2. Tyre pressures should be checked using a reliable gauge

  3. Tyres should be checked and adjusted when cold, as warm tyres give false readings as hot air expands (causing the pressure to appear higher than it otherwise would).

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