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Tommyguns45
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 9:53:35 AM

Yes and I check it before going out of town by pushing hard on it.
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ace12012
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 12:19:36 PM

car did not come with one.
playtimeCLE
Champion Author Cleveland

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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 11:51:19 AM

My newer cars signal me when to check tire pressures, It's usually the spare that is low.
rick_evans
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 10:59:11 AM

I check it occasionally to make sure it's hard. I have a 12v pump that can boost it in case it needs it for a flat.
hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 10:59:03 AM

No.
Bushmaster
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 10:51:13 AM

I check mine 3-4 times a year.
speedy700
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 10:07:58 AM

I check mine every few months. The compact spares are typically inflated to about 60 PSI so pushing on it is not a good indicator. Even if it's 10-15 PSI low it is still going to feel pretty stiff.
WEPSMAN
Champion Author South Dakota

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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 9:59:08 AM

I never check mine.
Somis1
Champion Author Ventura

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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 9:15:54 AM

Don't have one any more.
Titanic1985
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 9:12:49 AM

Good Morning Tommyguns45,

What is the question you're asking here? I think it is 'do you have a spare tire, but...'

Please clarify your Topic :-).

Thanks - MGY
Camry05
All-Star Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 11:30:09 PM

It needs to be checked with a Tire Pressure Guage
TomB2
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 10:58:01 AM

Yes, I also have one.
FuelPump
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 10:38:01 AM

Yes, I have one.
MertieMan
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 10:07:57 AM

That means nothing unless you take a tire gauge and test the PSI in it.
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