1998 Chevrolet K1500 Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 1998 Chevrolet K1500 tires to improve fuel efficiency, extend tire life and drive safely.

1998 Chevrolet K1500 comes in 3 trims and 9 original equipment tire size sets with recommended tire inflation of 35 psi to 45 psi.

1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne Tire Pressure

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size LT245/75R16 LT245/75R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 45 psi (3.1 bar or 310 kPa) 45 psi (3.1 bar or 310 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 48 - 50 psi 48 - 50 psi
Tire Size Type LT-Metric LT-Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating
Maximum Tire Speed
Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size P245/75R16 P245/75R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa) 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 38 - 40 psi 38 - 40 psi
Tire Size Type P-Metric P-Metric
Tire Load Index 109 109
Tire Load Capacity 2271 lbs (1030 kg) 2271 lbs (1030 kg)
Tire Speed Rating S S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h) 112 mph (180 km/h)
Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size P265/75R16 P265/75R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa) 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 38 - 40 psi 38 - 40 psi
Tire Size Type P-Metric P-Metric
Tire Load Index 114 114
Tire Load Capacity 2602 lbs (1180 kg) 2602 lbs (1180 kg)
Tire Speed Rating S S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h) 112 mph (180 km/h)

1998 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado Tire Pressure

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size LT245/75R16 LT245/75R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 45 psi (3.1 bar or 310 kPa) 45 psi (3.1 bar or 310 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 48 - 50 psi 48 - 50 psi
Tire Size Type LT-Metric LT-Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating
Maximum Tire Speed
Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size P245/75R16 P245/75R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa) 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 38 - 40 psi 38 - 40 psi
Tire Size Type P-Metric P-Metric
Tire Load Index 109 109
Tire Load Capacity 2271 lbs (1030 kg) 2271 lbs (1030 kg)
Tire Speed Rating S S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h) 112 mph (180 km/h)
Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size P265/75R16 P265/75R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa) 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 38 - 40 psi 38 - 40 psi
Tire Size Type P-Metric P-Metric
Tire Load Index 114 114
Tire Load Capacity 2602 lbs (1180 kg) 2602 lbs (1180 kg)
Tire Speed Rating S S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h) 112 mph (180 km/h)

1998 Chevrolet K1500 WT Tire Pressure

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size LT245/75R16 LT245/75R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 45 psi (3.1 bar or 310 kPa) 45 psi (3.1 bar or 310 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 48 - 50 psi 48 - 50 psi
Tire Size Type LT-Metric LT-Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating
Maximum Tire Speed
Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size P245/75R16 P245/75R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa) 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 38 - 40 psi 38 - 40 psi
Tire Size Type P-Metric P-Metric
Tire Load Index 109 109
Tire Load Capacity 2271 lbs (1030 kg) 2271 lbs (1030 kg)
Tire Speed Rating S S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h) 112 mph (180 km/h)
Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size P265/75R16 P265/75R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa) 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 38 - 40 psi 38 - 40 psi
Tire Size Type P-Metric P-Metric
Tire Load Index 114 114
Tire Load Capacity 2602 lbs (1180 kg) 2602 lbs (1180 kg)
Tire Speed Rating S S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h) 112 mph (180 km/h)

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Chevrolet Tire Pressure | Chevrolet K1500 Tire Pressure | 1998 Chevrolet Tire Pressure

It is vital to maintain proper tire inflation pressures for 1998 Chevrolet K1500 tires. Low tire pressure and underinflated tires can lead to uneven and excessive tire wear, poor handling and reduced fuel economy. High tire pressure and overinflated tires can result in reduced traction, poor braking and can even be a cause of a tire blowout. Check tire pressure regularly and maintain correct tire inflation for 1998 Chevrolet K1500 to enjoy a safe and comfortable drive.

Recommended tire pressure for 1998 Chevrolet K1500 is determined by the manufacturer based on its characteristics and original equipment tire sizes. You can find 1998 Chevrolet K1500 recommended tire pressure in owner's manual or on a tire placard on the side of driver's door or door jam. 1998 Chevrolet K1500 tire inflation will be listed in psi (pounds per square inch), bar or kPa (kilopascals). Keep in mind that tire inflation listed on tire sidewall is the maximum air pressure the tire can hold to carry its maximum load, and not necessarily the recommended tire pressure for 1998 Chevrolet K1500. Your 1998 Chevrolet K1500 may also have different recommended tire pressure settings for front and rear tires, especially if equipped with staggered tires.

To check 1998 Chevrolet K1500 tire pressure you will need to know its recommended tire inflation and a tire pressure gauge. Check tire pressure when tires are "cold" using quality tire pressure gauge. Adjust 1998 Chevrolet K1500 tire inflation to the recommended tire pressure settings as needed by adding or releasing air.

If you replace 1998 Chevrolet K1500 original equipment tires and switch to different tire size, make sure to follow guidelines for the application of load and inflation tables to find proper tire pressure for new tires. Always refer to the 1998 Chevrolet K1500 owner’s manual for any specific safety advice regarding the application of replacement tires.

1998 Chevrolet K1500 tire pressure fluctuates with ambient temperatures, so when temperatures drop tires may lose approximately 1 psi of air pressure for every 10 degree Fahrenheit decrease in temperature. During winter 1998 Chevrolet K1500 tires can be inflated 3 to 5 psi above the recommended tire pressure settings to compensate for lower temperatures. Make sure to check tire pressure regularly in the winter to keep tires properly inflated for a safe ride on snow and icy roads. Consult owner's manual for recommended winter tire pressure for your 1998 Chevrolet K1500.

If your 1998 Chevrolet K1500 is made after 2007, it should be equipped with tire pressure monitoring system that uses tire pressure sensors to alert the driver when tire pressure is low. If 1998 Chevrolet K1500 low tire pressure warning light is on, check all tires for low air pressure and inflate as needed. If you need to reset TPMS, refer to owner's manual on how to reset 1998 Chevrolet K1500 tire pressure monitoring system.