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6 car checks before a holiday road trip

Car check: Tire pressure

The problem: Tires are low on air pressure, reducing fuel economy and increasing the risk of a blowout.

The fix: Add air to reach the recommended pressure, which is listed in the owner's manual and on a sticker on the driver's side doorjamb.

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