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My front tires look low. Tires just 1 year old but don't want to go "pay" for check. I have a gauge and can use it. BUT WHAT is the pressure for my car? Label under gas lid is gone.

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For most tires the recommended pressure is around 35 psi (sae sorry I don't know metric) Without the label what i can recommend is to take the pressure of the back 2 tires, average the pressure and then put the front tires at that pressure. If they still look low add air at about 2lb increments just enough to make sure the tread is flat and square. Make sure all tires are at equal pressure. If the front tires continue to go low spray the tires gently with soapy water looking for air bubbles. It will show a leak if there is one and then you can have your tire repaired for less than the cost of a tire. Good luck.

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