Subaru Legacy: Adverse safety consequences of under-inflation - Recommended tire inflation pressure - Tire information - Consumer information and Reporting safety defects - Subaru Legacy Owners ManualSubaru Legacy: Adverse safety consequences of under-inflation

Driving at high speeds with excessively low tire pressures can cause the tires to flex severely and to rapidly become hot. A sharp increase in temperature could cause tread separation, and failure of the tire(s). Possible resulting loss of vehicle control could lead to an accident.

    Vehicle placard
    The vehicle placard is affixed to the driver’s side B-pillar. Example: The vehicle placard shows original tire size, recommended cold tire inflation pressure on each tire at maximum loaded v ...

    Measuring and adjusting air pressure to achieve proper inflation
    Check and, if necessary, adjust the pressure of each tire (including the spare) at least once a month and before any long journey. Check the tire pressures when the tires are cold. Use a pressure ...

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