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What pressure do you fill tyres to?

That's all really. Just curious what pressure everyone is filling their tyres to?
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Re: Tyre Pressure

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What pressure do you fill tyres to?

That's all really. Just curious what pressure everyone is filling their tyres to?
Should be in your hand book, also maybe a sticker in glovebox lid/Door frame/boot lid/underbonnet.

And don't forget the figures are for COLD tyres

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Re: Tyre Pressure

pressures are sometimes stated in the fuel filler flap
i run mine at the higher "fully laden" pressure 2.4 bar front / 2.3 in the rears
i have 16" wheels
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32 psi (2.2 bar) for mine
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32 psi (2.2 bar) for mine
Front and back, are you sure? I'd double check because I can count the number of Fiat's that have the same front and back on one hand

I could be wrong though
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air pressure for the 1.4 100bhp 500

hi all,
i own a fiat 500 (1.4l, 100 bhp).
do anyone happen to know what should be the air pressure in my tires?
thanks in advance,
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Re: air pressure for the 1.4 100bhp 500

Hi Yariv,

Have you considered looking in the back page of your owners manual?
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Re: air pressure for the 1.4 100bhp 500

pressure in bar
..............front rear
14" wheels 2.0 2.0
15"wheels 2.2 2.1
16" wheels 2.2 2.1
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Re: Tyre Pressure

I drove mine over 650 miles, the ride was very hard and it felt a little like a bone shaker. A few day later I checked the tyre pressure.
They were all 3.0 bar (cold)!!! I put them down to 2.2 / 2.3 bar. What a difference it made! Why did the dealer fill them so much?

So a word of warning to people, check your tyre pressure on you new 500!
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Re: Tyre Pressure

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I drove mine over 650 miles, the ride was very hard and it felt a little like a bone shaker. A few day later I checked the tyre pressure.
They were all 3.0 bar (cold)!!! I put them down to 2.2 / 2.3 bar. What a difference it made! Why did the dealer fill them so much?

So a word of warning to people, check your tyre pressure on you new 500!
You ought to have a word with them about that, that sort of a difference can cause serious road holding differences and possibly result in a smash
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Re: Tyre Pressure

I am sure they would be very grateful, if the calibration has gone out of the tyre pressure guage then they will be filling everyones tyres incorrectly. Almost all garages have tyre pressure guages, and torque wrenches calibrated every 6 months, if a piece of equipment has gone out of calibration it either needs resetting or replacing.
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and pronto!
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Re: Tyre Pressure

Quote Originally Posted by kj2000 View Post
I drove mine over 650 miles, the ride was very hard and it felt a little like a bone shaker. A few day later I checked the tyre pressure.
They were all 3.0 bar (cold)!!! I put them down to 2.2 / 2.3 bar. What a difference it made! Why did the dealer fill them so much?

So a word of warning to people, check your tyre pressure on you new 500!
I am sure that 3 bar is the delivery pressure and the PDi tech hasn't checked them. Mine were the same.

My MJTD on 15s runs 32/30.

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