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Cold temps lead to low tire pressure

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The cold temperatures could create a problem with your tire pressure.

When temperatures start to dip below 50 degrees, pressure in your car tires is more likely to decrease.

When we see sub-freezing temperatures for continuous hours, checking your tire pressure needs to be a high priority to stay safe.

"Typically that's when they drive in and say well it went out on the way over here because the temperature isn't that cold. But I believe it was yesterday morning we were 17 or 18 or whatever we were, we probably had 20 or 30 cars yesterday morning with that low tire light on and again we will take care of that for you with no charge and immediately," said Jerry VanHoeven Service Dir. Toyota of Albany.

If you haven't checked your tire pressure since the Arctic Blast, you may want to check them before you hit the road again. Mechanics also remind you to check your anti-freeze.

 

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