Why do tires go flat in the winter?

Well you've probably been there. It's the first significantly cold day of the season, and you turn your car on and the tire pressure light comes on. This is an annual problem for many of us, and we probably don't even really think about why it happens. I mean we all know it happens when it's cold, but what's happening at the molecular level to make our tire pressure low when it's cold? Let's find out.

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Well you've probably been there. It's the first significantly cold day of the season, and you turn your car on and the tire pressure light comes on. This is an annual problem for many of us, and we probably don't even really think about why it happens. I mean we all know it happens when it's cold, but what's happening at the molecular level to make our tire pressure low when it's cold? Let's find out.

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