Properly Check Tire Pressure: Kia Forte (2010-2013)

1. Getting Started - Prepare for the repair

2. Check Pressure - Find the correct tire pressure for your vehicle

3. Adjust Pressure - How to increase and decrease the tire pressure

4. More Info. - Additional information on tire pressure

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Video Description

Did you know that the most important thing you can do to care for your tires and improve your fuel economy is to maintain the proper air pressure? Checking the tire pressure in your 2010 Kia Forte is relatively easy and important to do on a regular basis. Open the driver side door on your Forte and look for a sticker that indicates what the tire pressure should be. Don't use the maximum pressure indicated on the sidewall of your tires. It is best to check the tire pressure on your Forte in the morning before the car has been used or when you have driven it for less than a mile. When you drive your Forte, the air inside your tires warms up and expands, so to get an accurate reading, check the tire pressure when the car has not been driven recently.

Underinflated tires decrease the gas mileage of your Forte, wear out faster and make the vehicle harder to steer, whereas overinflated tires blow out more easily, wear out faster and can cause unsafe handling dynamics. For these reasons and more - keeping your tires properly inflated on a regular basis is easy and important.

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Hans Angermeier has produced over 100,000 videos showing drivers how to fix things on their cars. He has broad expertise on basic repair procedures covering the majority of cars on the road.

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