Tire Pressure Warning Light (TPMS)


A tire-pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is an electronic system designed to monitor the air pressure inside the pneumatic tires on various types of vehicles. TPMS report real-time tire-pressure information to the driver of the vehicle, either via a gauge, a pictogram display, or a simple low-pressure warning light.

Possible causes

The most common problem that may trigger the "Tire Pressure Warning Light" is incorrect tire pressure. Locate your vehicles "Tire Placard" (Usually attached to the driver front door) and set the tires to the vehicles specifications. After the tire pressure is set, you need to drive your vehicle for about 5-10 minutes and over 20 mph.
Vehicle Tire Placard
If the problem persist. the Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) needs to be inspected with an special scanner to read the codes. The code will obtained with the scanner will help you diagnose TPMS problem.

Common Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) and Anti-Lock/Anti-Skid Brake System (ABS) Codes

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