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This morning consisted of frost on car windshields, and that dreaded (!) symbol on your car dash when you have a low tire. According to Consumer Reports it’s because of the dropping temperatures, which cause the air to become denser and consequently lower the tire pressure. Of course, tires naturally lose pressure over time, and there can be a puncture. … Colder temperatures will cause tire pressure to drop about 1 psi for every 10°F drop in air temperature.

Why Do Tires Lose Pressure In Cold Weather?

As the weather gets colder, drivers might notice the tire pressure light going off in the car. It's common as winter settles in, Heather Brown reports (01:55...

Marc Charles has worked in Radio and Media since 2005. Marc has been active in media in Detroit, Ohio, Canada, and Florida. When he's not blogging for Money Talk Radio, he covers UFC and Boxing at big events, and with his weekly radio show The Octagram. Follow Marc on social media @MarcCharlesMMA & @TheOctagramMMA.