Tire pressure drops in cold weather. So it's time to call on the experts in Harvey tires at Twin Tire for Harvey tire care.
The cold weather has hit New Orleans. Temperatures have been about 20 degrees below average. That makes for some chilly mornings - winter clothing and a hot drink are required before you set out for work each morning.
The cold doesn't affect only you. The cold weather also affects your car. Your tires, for example, You might have noticed that they look a little less full than they did over the summer or the tire pressure light on your dash might have come on.
None of that is surprising. Consumer Reports notes that, "Colder temperatures will cause tire pressure to drop about one psi for every 10°F drop in air temperature. Getting a tire pressure warning light on a chilly morning doesn’t necessarily indicate a puncture, just that your tires are running low pressure and you need to top them off as soon as possible."
But Consumer Reports warns, "Whether it goes off or not, your tire pressure needs to be checked with a gauge and topped off. ... As a general rule, check the pressure monthly. Don’t wait for the tire pressure warning light from to come on. It’s meant to alert you of a tire losing air while you're driving, not serve as a maintenance reminder."
That means it's time to see the Harvey tire experts at Twin Tire Auto Care. Twin Tire's Harvey tire care will ensure that your tires are ready for the cooler weather ahead. If you need new tires, the Harvey tire pros at Twin Tire can help with that. Twin Tire carries all brands, sizes and style of tire to fit any car or driving need.
And when you get to Twin Tire, ask about our November tire special: Get up to a $100 Continental VISA card with the purchase of four new Continental car or light truck tires. But the offer's only good through the end of the month (November 30). The offer is good at all Twin Tire auto care locations - Harvey, Marrero and Hammond. (Ask a Twin Tire auto care pro for full details.)
Twin Tire has been the trusted New Orleans and Harvey auto repair and auto care service center since 1973. Twin Tire has three conveniently located New Orleans auto repair and New Orleans auto care service centers to help you - Marrero, Harvey and Hammond. Twin Tire also has a New Orleans auto repair and auto care shop in Harahan for heavy commercial vehicles.
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