For the second time in about 4 weeks I've found myself viewing the red warning light on my dashboard to tell me that there is a drop in pressure in one or more tyres.
Last time I was on my way back of a 41 mile journey when 5 minutes in the light came on. I pulled onto the hard shuolder of the lovely M42 and waited for recovery. Discovered you see that the lighter had stopped working so i couldn't plug the bloomin' inflator wotsit it. Anyway. Got home, next day got recovery to local we-love-to-rip-you-off tyre place who tested all tyres and whilst 2 were indeed low, they could find absolutely no leaks at all. Tyres were pumped up and all has been fine.
Today, on way to an appt for work, light comes on again. Great. V stressful journey as I absolutely cannot afford for the tyre to go flat and have to buy a new wheel. So having called at endless garages I could find no help there as 1. their air machines were broken or 2. they were chargeable and I had no 20p's!
Anyhoo, got back ok. Borrowed a colleague's car lighter and went round all the tyres with the inflator. Really, none of them were low. One was 28 but even that's not critical. After this the warning light is currently still on even though the tyres are clearly now at pressure...
So, again tonight I have to travel, in the expected snow, from Halesowen to Warwick and back again. I am so worried about going because when that light is on every mile is a total worry and really really stressful - and yet I'm told the tyres are totally ok.
Advice????? I have to leave at 4pm