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Old 06-20-2009, 04:20 AM
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help with this if you can

hi : my wife has a 2002 KIA mini van ever since we owned this the front tires always seems to look slightly flat even after new tire change . i put exrta air to bring them up to 38 or 40 lbs in the tires (now they look right not half flat) now the dam thing steers like it has P/T armstrong steering (non power) the fluid level is up, the belt is tight, has me stumped.any ideas thanks all

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Old 06-20-2009, 04:58 AM
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the front tires always seems to look slightly flat
It's caused by more weight on the front end of the vehicle.

Fer crying out loud, just put the recommended pressure in them- PERIOD!

Trying to adjust tire pressure by sight is, well, just wrong.
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Old 06-20-2009, 02:47 PM
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Yup, the tires have the 'wreck-o-mended' psi on them and so does the owner's manual. If you are still having problems after proper inflation, take it to a KIA shop and find out what's wrong.
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Old 06-20-2009, 03:09 PM
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First off..Put the right air in them and don't worry. My wife is like that.She always thinks she has a flat...Most important..Make sure they have the same air pressure on both side's.
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looks flat?????????

HI,RadiaL tires always look low. i had radials on a motor home,that really looked flat,so i added 5 lbs of air pressure to each tire,wore out the tire centers in like 3,ooo miles. dont over inflate...read your owners manual...
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The inflation on the side of the tire is maximum running inflation. Using standard size tires, use manufactures recommened inflation.If it still steers hard check the pressure in the steering system.
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