1982 Mercury Cougar Recommended Tire Pressure

Recommended tire inflation pressures for 1982 Mercury Cougar tires to improve fuel efficiency, extend tire life and drive safely.

Recommended tire pressure for 1982 Mercury Cougar ranges around 26 to 35 psi for front tires and 26 to 35 psi for rear tires. Select your trim to see original equipment tire sizes and recommended tire inflation pressures.

1982 Mercury Cougar Base Model Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 1982 Mercury Cougar Base Model tires (3 original equipment tire size sets).

Front and Rear Tire Size P175/75R14
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating
Maximum Tire Speed
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi
Front and Rear Tire Size P185/75R14
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating
Maximum Tire Speed
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi
Front and Rear Tire Size 190/65R390
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 28 psi (1.9 bar or 193 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 28 psi (1.9 bar or 193 kPa)
Tire Size Type TRX
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating
Maximum Tire Speed
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi

1982 Mercury Cougar GS Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 1982 Mercury Cougar GS tires (3 original equipment tire size sets).

Front and Rear Tire Size P175/75R14
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating
Maximum Tire Speed
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi
Front and Rear Tire Size P185/75R14
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating
Maximum Tire Speed
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi
Front and Rear Tire Size 190/65R390
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 28 psi (1.9 bar or 193 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 28 psi (1.9 bar or 193 kPa)
Tire Size Type TRX
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating
Maximum Tire Speed
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi

1982 Mercury Cougar GS Wagon Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 1982 Mercury Cougar GS Wagon tires (1 original equipment tire size set).

Front and Rear Tire Size P185/75R14
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 27 psi (1.9 bar or 186 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating
Maximum Tire Speed
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi

1982 Mercury Cougar LS Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 1982 Mercury Cougar LS tires (2 original equipment tire size sets).

Front and Rear Tire Size P175/75R14
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating
Maximum Tire Speed
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi
Front and Rear Tire Size P185/75R14
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating
Maximum Tire Speed
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi

1982 Mercury Cougar Wagon Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 1982 Mercury Cougar Wagon tires (1 original equipment tire size set).

Front and Rear Tire Size P185/75R14
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 27 psi (1.9 bar or 186 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating
Maximum Tire Speed
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi

1982 Mercury Cougar XR-7 Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 1982 Mercury Cougar XR-7 tires (2 original equipment tire size sets).

Front and Rear Tire Size P195/75R14
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 26 psi (1.8 bar or 179 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 26 psi (1.8 bar or 179 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating
Maximum Tire Speed
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi
Front and Rear Tire Size 190/65R390
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 28 psi (1.9 bar or 193 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 28 psi (1.9 bar or 193 kPa)
Tire Size Type TRX
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating
Maximum Tire Speed
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi

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It is vital to maintain proper tire inflation pressures for 1982 Mercury Cougar tires. Low tire pressure will result in tire underinflation while high tire pressure will result in tire overinflation, which can decrease fuel efficiency, lead to uneven tire tread wear and reduce tire life, compromise tire safety and cause tire blowout. Check 1982 Mercury Cougar tire pressure regularly, and monitor 1982 Mercury Cougar tire inflation pressures to avoid driving with overinflated or underinflated tires.

Tire inflation listed on tire sidewall is the maximum air pressure the tire can hold to carry its maximum load, and not the recommended tire pressure for 1982 Mercury Cougar. Use 1982 Mercury Cougar recommended tire pressure settings listed on the tire pressure chart found in 1982 Mercury Cougar owner's manual, on a tire placard on driver's door or door jam, inner trunk lid, in the console or on the fuel door. Recommended tire pressure for your 1982 Mercury Cougar tire sizes will be listed in one of the following pressure units: psi (pounds per square inch), bar or kPa (kiloPascals). Pay attention as your 1982 Mercury Cougar may have different recommended tire inflation pressures for front and rear tires, especially if equipped with staggered tires. Keep your 1982 Mercury Cougar tires inflated at recommended tire inflation pressures at all times for your driving comfort and safety.

If you replace 1982 Mercury Cougar original equipment tires or switch to plus size tires, make sure to follow guidelines for the application of load and inflation tables to find proper tire pressure for your new 1982 Mercury Cougar tires. 1982 Mercury Cougar tires with the same load index, regardless of tire size, may carry the same load, but may require substantially different inflation pressures. Tire load index may not be used independently to determine replacement tire acceptability for load capacity. An equal or greater load index does not always correspond to equal or greater load capacity at all inflation pressure settings. 1982 Mercury Cougar replacement tires must have equal or greater speed rating compared to the original equipment tires if your 1982 Mercury Cougar speed capability is to be maintained. It is recommended that tire installers refer to the 1982 Mercury Cougar owner’s manual to identify any tire speed rating restriction or recommendation that could affect the operation of the vehicle. If your 1982 Mercury Cougar replacement tires have a lower speed rating than the original equipment tires, your vehicle’s speed must be restricted to that of the replacement tires. Original equipment tires that come on your 1982 Mercury Cougar will have the proper tire load index, so use same or higher load index when choosing replacement tires. Tire load index tells you how much weight your tire can carry. Putting too much weight on your tires will overload them, and can cause premature tire wear, tire damage or even tire blowout. Refer to your 1982 Mercury Cougar manual to find its original equipment tire sizes and load ratings. Always refer to the 1982 Mercury Cougar owner’s manual for any specific safety advice regarding the application of 1982 Mercury Cougar replacement tires.

1982 Mercury Cougar tire pressure may fluctuate with ambient temperatures, so check 1982 Mercury Cougar tire pressure when ambient temperatures change. In winter when temperatures drop, 1982 Mercury Cougar tires may deflate by approximately 1 psi for each 10 degree Fahrenheit decrease in temperature. Maintain proper 1982 Mercury Cougar winter tire pressure by adding air to your tires as needed to the recommended tire inflation levels.

1982 Mercury Cougar tire pressure should be checked when tires are cold, after your vehicle has not been driven for at least three hours. It is best to check your tire inflation pressure in the morning, after the vehicle has been parked overnight, using a reliable tire pressure gauge.

If your 1982 Mercury Cougar is equipped with tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), pay attention to low tire pressure warning light being on. Ensure 1982 Mercury Cougar tire pressure sensors are working properly to stay alert and enjoy a safe ride. If your tire pressure warning light is on, check front and rear tires to make sure they are properly inflated.

What is the recommended tire pressure for 1982 Mercury Cougar?
Recommended tire pressure for 1982 Mercury Cougar is determined by the manufacturer based on your vehicle's characteristics and original equipment tire sizes. Select your 1982 Mercury Cougar trim to get recommended tire inflation pressures for 1982 Mercury Cougar tires.

Where do I find recommended tire pressure settings for 1982 Mercury Cougar?
You can find your 1982 Mercury Cougar recommended tire pressure in 1982 Mercury Cougar owner's manual, on a tire placard on driver's door or door jam, inner trunk lid, in the console or on the fuel door. Recommended tire pressure for 1982 Mercury Cougar will be listed in psi, bar or kPa.

How to check 1982 Mercury Cougar tire pressure?
Proper 1982 Mercury Cougar tire inflation is essential to the overall tire performance and safety. To check tire pressure for 1982 Mercury Cougar you will need to know its recommended tire pressure and a tire pressure gauge. Check cold inflation pressures in 1982 Mercury Cougar tires with tire pressure gauge and adjust to 1982 Mercury Cougar recommended tire inflation pressures as needed by adding or releasing air. Make sure to check tire inflation for your 1982 Mercury Cougar regularly to ensure safe and comfortable drive.

Why is 1982 Mercury Cougar tire pressure warning light on?
If your 1982 Mercury Cougar is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) it will alert you when tire pressure is too low and your tires could be underinflated, which can lead to uneven tire wear or can cause tire failure. If 1982 Mercury Cougar low tire pressure warning light is on, check all 1982 Mercury Cougar tires for low air pressure and inflate tires to the recommended tire inflation pressures. Keep in mind that Tire Pressure Monitoring System does not replace routine tire pressure check and maintenance.

How do I reset 1982 Mercury Cougar tire pressure monitoring system?
To reset tire pressure monitoring system for 1982 Mercury Cougar, make sure front and rear tires are inflated to the recommended levels. Refer to your owner's manual on how to reset 1982 Mercury Cougar TPMS.

What is recommended winter tire pressure for 1982 Mercury Cougar?
Recommended tire pressure for 1982 Mercury Cougar is the same for any season, but you may inflate your 1982 Mercury Cougar tires 3 to 5 psi above the recommended tire pressure set by the manufacturer to compensate for lower temperatures during winter. Make sure to check your 1982 Mercury Cougar tire pressure more often in the winter to keep tires properly inflated for a safe ride on snow and icy roads.

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