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What Does the TPMS Warning Light Indicate?

What Does the TPMS Warning Light Indicate

If you are curious about what the TPMS (tire pressure monitoring system) is, it is essentially a tool that makes it possible for you to monitor your tire pressure using your dashboard. You will see the warning light turning on when you need to take your car to the mechanic for a checkup.

The TPMS is very important because it keeps track of your tire pressure. When the warning light appears on your dashboard, it means that your tires do not have enough air, and you will need to have them refilled so that they are back at the recommended PSI. You may not think that low tire pressure is a big problem, but it can come with many unwanted effects, including decreased towing capability and payload, more of a risk of a blowout or flat tire, lower fuel economy and poor traction, and tire wear that happens at a faster pace.

Your TPMS warning light could also come on when your tires have been overinflated. Putting too much air in your tires can be just as bad as having too little air in them while driving. If you have a TPMS warning light that is always appearing on your dashboard, you might need to get your tires checked.

In some cases, your TPMS light could be the problem if it is not accurately telling you whether or not there is a problem with the air pressure in your tires. In this case, you can work with a mechanic or service team and figure out how to do a manual reset on the light.

It is very important that you make sure that your tires are properly inflated whenever you are driving. If you keep your tire pressure at appropriate levels, you will experience many benefits, such as: better control and handling during your drive every day, a longer lifespan for your tires (which will save you money in the long run), and a higher amount of water dispersion for better performance in inclement weather.

If you are in need of TPMS repair, please feel free to contact us or bring your vehicle into our auto repair shop at your earliest convenience!

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