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Toyota Highlander Owners Manual: Tire inflation pressure

Tire inflation pressure

The recommended cold tire inflation pressure and tire size are displayed on the tire and loading information label.

Toyota Highlander. Tire inflation pressure


Inspection and adjustment procedure

  1. Tire valve
  2. Tire pressure gauge

Toyota Highlander. Inspection and adjustment procedure


  1. Remove the tire valve cap.
  2. Press the tip of the tire pressure gauge onto the tire valve.
  3. Read the pressure using the gauge gradations.
  4. If the tire inflation pressure is not at the recommended level, adjust the pressure.

    If you add too much air, press the center of the valve to deflate.

  5. After completing the tire inflation pressure measurement and adjustment, apply soapy water to the valve and check for leakage.
  6. Put the tire valve cap back on.

Tire inflation pressure check interval

You should check tire inflation pressure every two weeks, or at least once a month.

Do not forget to check the spare.

Effects of incorrect tire inflation pressure

Driving with incorrect tire inflation pressure may result in the following:

If a tire needs frequent inflating, have it checked by your toyota dealer.

Instructions for checking tire inflation pressure

When checking tire inflation pressure, observe the following:

Warning


Proper inflation is critical to save tire performance

Keep your tires properly inflated. Otherwise, the following conditions may occur and result in an accident causing death or serious injury:

  • excessive wear
  • uneven wear
  • poor handling
  • possibility of blowouts resulting from overheated tires
  • poor sealing of the tire bead
  • wheel deformation and/or tire separation
  • a greater possibility of tire damage from road hazards

 

Notice


When inspecting and adjusting tire inflation pressure

Be sure to put the tire valve caps back on.

Without the valve caps, dirt or moisture could get into the valve and cause air leakage, which could result in an accident. If the caps are lost, replace them as soon as possible.

Tires
Replace or rotate tires in accordance with maintenance schedules and treadwear. Checking tires New tread Treadwear indicator Worn tread The location of treadwear indicators is shown ...

Wheels
If a wheel is bent, cracked or heavily corroded, it should be replaced. Otherwise, the tire may separate from the wheel or cause a loss of handling control. Wheel selection When replacing wheels, ...

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