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Just wondering if there is a general tire psi for the 1999 honda accord V6. I have to put air in the tires but unfortunately the owner (mother) is away on vacay and I don't see the instruction manual.

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What I do is read the maximum tire pressure on the sidewall of the tire.
Lets say it is 44#. Then I set my tires at 40# on the front and 36 or 38# on the rear.
The front has to hold the weight of the engine and trans and they are subject to suspension geometry design and tire wear, up and down hills and around corners.
The back is more a matter of handling. A smaller SUV may have less wheel hop in the back, if lower pressure than the front.

That has worked for me for over 40 years.
I get at least 70,000 miles on my tires on all vehicles and even wear all around.
A lot of tire rotation and checking pressures every six weeks helps.

If you go by the MFG owners manual or a pressure on the AorB Door pillar,you'll you will be under inflated and wear tires out quicker and have a pooerr handling vehicle and less safe one.
It's about the tire your running,not the vehicle. Get close to the max press on tire rating

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The tire pressure should be on a sticker by the drivers door, if you can't find it there is a max pressure on the sidewall of the tires, set them close to that

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