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Q: What does the low tire pressure Warning Light mean?

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What does the low tire pressure Warning Light mean?

The low tire pressure Warning Light is located on the instrument panel. This light illuminates when the air pressure in one of your tires is not sufficient. When you notice this light come on, inflate your tires to the proper pressure levels as soon as possible. Tip The low tire pressure Warning Light briefly illuminates when the car is first turned on. The light is only a problem if it stays lit for an extended period.

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