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Old 03-28-2006, 08:52 PM   #1
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Default Received my new tire gauge.

Just got my new tire Gauge from Griot'* Garage and I have to say I am disappointed. The locking chuck doesn't sit flush and starts bleeding out air from the tire, now you don't know exactly how much air you had in the tire to begin. Then after if you want to reduce air in the tire,it'* got a bleeder valve, you have to press a reset button, because it'* digital, and it fails to give you a new reading. You have to disconnect the chuck and then put it back on, now you start bleeding air trying to put it on the stem, then trying to reset it. I'm going back to my old Brookstone analog gauge.
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I ssume you want to see the tire gauge I received today.

http://www.griotsgarage.com/search.j...x=0&search.y=0
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Do you think the unit is broken, or is it a manufacture flaw?
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looks like a nice gauge, to bad its TGTBT
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$50 is $50. I would call them up and tell them how dissapointed you are in their product and how unhappy you are as a customer. Hopefuly they should issue you a full refund.
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Do you think the unit is broken, or is it a manufacture flaw?
I thought about it, but I don't think so. You guys are right, maybe I'll give them a call today and maybe I can return it.
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Call me silly for asking..but being an 03...doesn't your car tell you if the pressure is low?
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Call me silly for asking..but being an 03...doesn't your car tell you if the pressure is low?
Yes it does, but I never let it get to that. I check my car every week, oil, tires, etc.
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Call me silly for asking..but being an 03...doesn't your car tell you if the pressure is low?
Yes it does, but I never let it get to that. I check my car every week, oil, tires, etc.
Good practices...mind driving to CT to do mine too?

Honestly..we all should be following Mikes lead on checking the levels once a week.
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