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Q: What does the Low Tire Pressure Light on the dash mean?

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What does the Low Tire Pressure Light on the dash mean?

A: The Low Tire Pressure Light in the dash of ...

The Low Tire Pressure Light in the dash of your car comes on when the tire pressure monitoring system detects a tire low on air. However, it can also come on for other reasons as well. Here’s what you should know:

Solid Light

  • Primarily, this means that one of your tires is low. Check all four for the proper air pressure.

  • It can also mean that the spare tire is in use.

  • It can indicate a malfunction with the TPMS system.

Flashing Light

  • The Low Tire Pressure Light may flash when the spare tire is first installed.

  • It will also flash if there’s a problem with the TMPS system.

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