Leaking Tire Fixed - 2010 Volvo XC60 Long-Term Road Test

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2010 Volvo XC60: Leaking Tire Fixed

September 24, 2010

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xc60_pressure2.JPG Earlier this month (September 7th) Donna posted on how the Volvo XC60 gave her a low tire pressure warning while she was driving it. At the time, she just filled the tire back to its spec pressure. We hadn't gotten another warning until today, when I was driving the XC60 this morning. The culprit no doubt was a leak, albeit a slow one. I checked the tires with a pressure gauge (the Volvo won't tell you which one is low) and sure enough it was the passenger-side rear, the same tire Donna had found to be low.

I took the Volvo over to my local tire shop. It turns out there was a nail in the tire. Repair cost: $25. I heart TPMS.

Brent Romans, Senior Automotive Editor

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