Mackert Automotive Fuel Saving Tip: Tire PressureOct 12th, 2015
Under-inflated tires waste gas. Think how hard it is to walk in sand; you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When Gig Harbor drivers tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas to get from one location to another. Gig Harbor residents should always check their tire pressure when they gas up. If they're low, even just a little bit, bring them up to proper pressure. There's a sticker on the inside of the driver's door that gives the vehicle's recommended tire pressure.
And don't rely on your tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) to alert you to when you need more air. The TPMS system is set to warn you when pressure drops twenty percent below recommendations. That's severely under-inflated and you needed more air a long time ago. And if you have a slow leak, get it fixed right away. We can get that done quickly at Mackert Automotive in Gig Harbor.
Get some air and save some gas.
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3416 B 57th St. Court NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
At Mackert Automotive we install quality NAPA replacement parts.