How much tire pressure should my spare tire have in it when on my car in my 2009 Jetta

Asked by Jul 19, 2015 at 07:43 AM

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The pressure should be labeled on the side of the tire, it's usually higher on a small donut tire than a regular tire. I keep mine just below max pressure. But if you didn't know, the spare should ONLY be used to get you to the nearest tire shop for repair or replacement at a max speed of 40-45mph.? All too often I see drivers using them for months and driving down the highway at speed of excess of 60mph. Not a safe idea.

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As Tom suggested, the pressure is on the sidewall of the spare tire. The small donut tire for my Mercury takes 60 psi, but your's might be different.

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