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Tire Pressure Light On, but Tires Properly Inflated?

by Brian England on Mon, Dec 04, 2017

Recently a customer brought in their 2010 Lexus GX 460 because the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) light was on. The customer had checked each tire with a gauge and found that every tire was determined to be at the correct pressure. The BA auto mechanic who worked on this case was Jon. He checked all the tires with our tire pressure scan tool out and confirmed that in fact, all the sensors were transmitting a signal. This is important because if one of the tires isn't transmitting a signal, that would be a reason for the TPMS warning light to come on.

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Topics: Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, auto tire pressure, TPMS, pressure guage

Tire Pressure Monitors - Transmitting "LIVE" from a Car Tire Near You

by Brian England on Mon, Jan 16, 2017

For the several years now, automobiles have been produced with tire pressure monitoring systems. These systems warn the driver whenever one of the tires has lost pressure -- before it becomes a danger. This early warning system can save you from having a completly flat tire, and over the years, these systems have saved many lives and prevented a lot of inconvienence.

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Topics: Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, Avoiding Diagnostic Charges for Low Tire Pressure, Understanding tire Pressure Monitoring Systems

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