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Tire pressure monitoring system needs service
Hi, thanks for writing in. Usually when your tire pressure monitoring system has an issue, it is due to one of the sensors in the wheels. If it is not due to one of the sensors in the wheels I...
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How to reset TPMS if no button is available
The only way to reset the light is to put the system in relearn mode. First, make sure all the tire pressures are even set and to specifications. You may need to hook up a battery charger on low first...
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TPMS alarm went off, as well as all gauge lights
Hello. Since your car is relatively new, it should still be under warranty. It is apparent to me that there is an electrical issue that is tied into all these systems. Unfortunately, under warranty technicians only get paid three tenths...
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Check Tire Pressure Light
Hello. The first thing I would do is make sure that the tire in question is inflated to proper pressure. If the pressure is low, even by a few pounds, it may set off the tire pressure light. If the...
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Car maintainence
Hi, thanks for writing in. You will need to have a mechanic scan the computer to see what codes are stored and pressure test the oil pressure to see if it is a sensor or internal engine problem. The tire...
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Tire pressure Monitor ?
This is a common issue with many high performance tires and can be caused by something as simple as the obvious, a faulty tire pressure sensor. I would recommend starting with checking all of these to be sure they are...
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Tire pressure warning system lights up because i used a nonsensored valve.
The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is an integrated system that cannot be disabled. When you did not install a correct tire pressure sensor and installed a regular valve stem the TPMS senses the missing sensor and turns on the...
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How do I get rid of the TPMS warning light even though the exact amount of air is in all of the tires?
The Tire Pressure Monitoring System needs a dealer specific scan tool, or generic TPMS reset tool to reset the system. Why the system is not communicating is the real question. Typically this happens if they have been replaced and have...
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Bought new tire and value stem week later svc tire monitor light came on
The TPMS will need to be checked to see if the new sensor is not working or there is another sensor failure. you may have a low tire or failed sensor. Once the system is checked again the if the...
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Low tire pressure light is on all the time, even after adding air to the tires
The tire pressure monitor requires a good signal from each wheel air pressure sensor. These sensors communicate with the tire pressure monitor and will send the tires' air pressure. The tire pressure sensors are part of the valve stem on...
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TPMS Service light
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The vehicle is having issues recognizing the tires that were switched. These monitoring systems can be sensitive to changes and the smallest of damages. Chances are they just need to be reset. A technician...
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Reduced engine power, tire pressure symbol, and AC noises
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle may be experiencing more than one issue. The exclamation mark and tire symbol come on when the vehicle's tire pressure monitoring system is set off. This occurs when the...
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Tire Pressure Mgmt System light on - how to keep it off? Ford
Hello - most likely this is not a malfunction of the TPMS sensors or any other vehicle system. This is caused by the drops in temperature - which decreases the pressure in the tires; just as tire pressures increase while...
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I have discovered four error codes when I diagnosed my car.
Hi there. For all of these lights to appear when going over a bump and can be cleared with a computer diagnostic tool, then there is a loose ground on the chassis of your vehicle. Check the battery cables and...
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Service tire monitor system light appears. Is it ok to continue to drive
As long as the tire pressure is not, in fact, low it is safe to drive. So, just check the actual tire pressure in all 4 tires. Using a tire pressure gauge, if you do find low pressure in one...
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Hi! I had a flat tire this morning and o am driving on my spare, the "low tire pressure sensor fault" light came on.
If you have used a tire pressure gauge to confirm that the pressure in each tire is at 32 PSI cold, you need not worry. If the spare tire is of the space saving type and thus has a higher...
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does this problem need to be fixed
First, be sure that the alert you are seeing is not due to actual low tire pressure. Using a tire pressure gauge, if you do find low pressure in one or more tires, you should consider the possibility of a...
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I have a 08 Chevrolet Impala and the service tire monitoring system came on. What should I do?
First, be sure that the alert you are seeing is not due to actual low tire pressure. Using a tire pressure gauge, if you do find low pressure in one or more tires, you should consider the possibility of a...
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TMPS/PS Light
Hello, and thank you for writing in. The power steering system, TPMS system, and the stability control are all connected. The problems do likely coincide. To start, consider any changes the TPMS system could have gone through (change of tires,...
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my tire presure sensor fault light is on is it still safe to drive or take a 8 hour trip
The tire pressure light may be on for a couple different reasons. The first is you have a tire low on air and would need to have it checked and fixed before going on a trip. If all the tire...

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