When the TPMS light comes on – and stays on – at least one of your tires is at a low pressure level. Check the pressure of all of the tires with a gauge and determine the cause of pressure loss and add air or service the tire(s) as appropriate.
The tire pressure warning light, or tire pressure sensor fault, is a little yellow icon that looks like a cut-away view of a tire with an exclamation point in the middle. If a tire’s pressure falls below 25 percent of the pressure specified by the vehicle manufacturer, the tire warning light will illuminate.
My tire pressure warning light has come on several times on my 2004 RAV4. I've had a mechanic reset it before and check the tire pressure. The tires are fine, but the light ends up coming on again.
The tire pressure monitor light first started showing up in luxury cars in the late 90's but now is standard in all cars sold in the United States as of Sept. 01, 2007. It is time to introduce you to the Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) and the sometimes pesky tire pressure monitor light.
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.
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