Any tire pressure issues?

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  1. fflundy

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    My right front tire loses pressure. I came out today, and it was at 26 lbs. The picture of the console, taken right after it was taken off the delivery truck shows three tires at 34lbs, and the right front at 17 lbs. I'm sure they just thought it was low, and topped it off. (I am glad I have a pic of tire pressure while still in their possession.) I wonder if anyone else has had any issues related to tire pressure?? I do not want to be worrying about finding an air pump each time I pull out of the garage, nor do I what to risk my life at high speeds with faulty tires! Not to mention the $68k I just paid for a new ride. I haven't contacted the dealer yet, and do not anticipate any static, but one never knows...
    Thanks in advance! Jim
     
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    no issues here
     
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    Maybe you just have a slow leak. Take it back to the dealer, or a tire shop and get it patched. Could even be a leaky valve stem. Then get all your tires filled with nitrogen instead of air...no more losing psi when it gets cold.
     
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    I'm doin it!!! Thanks for the great tip!!!! Jim
     
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    I have no issues with tire pressure. Good luck ff.
     
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    Me either
     
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    Maybe because you guys are all up north. Down here in Oklahoma where our yearly temps can range from -4 to 104, if you have your tires at ideal temps in the summer, when late fall rolls around and the temps drop substantially, tires on all of my vehicles get low on psi. Switching to nitrogen cures that. It isn't susceptible to changes in temp in this range, so it doesn't shrink and lose psi.
     
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    This is true, But he the OP said he his only having an issue with one tire.
     
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    Tammie SRT Hellcat Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Ditto!!
     
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    After they check the valve stem and tire, Please have the dealer check your wheel as well. Dodge/Chrysler has a history of porous castings which will leak with new tires, old tires, new valve stems, old valve stems, nitrogen, helium, argon, methane, or any other gas you can think of. It could also be a bad bead seating on the wheel, but I doubt that. Nitrogen is not the problem, because the other three wheels are holding pressure. I would put them in this order of happy dance....Stem issue (hopefully), tire issue (better than wheel), wheel issue (hardest to diagnose). Happy Boxing Day!
     
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    That's why we bought new.. one word ... warranty
     
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    If you have a Costco nearby they will usually fill your tires with nitrogen for free. Especially if you pull up in a Hellcat :D
     
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    That's why I replaced the stock Pirelli's on the very...first...day. Very disappointing the tires they picked for this car.
     
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    Sweet! Don't need my tires on Corona when I am trying to drive!!:D Lol
     
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    I replaced mine Friday BF Goodrich 315/35-20 G-Force in back and 275/40-20 up front ...I mounted them on American Racing Torq-Thrust M's 20-10's It looks sinister!!!
     
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