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Tire Pressure Light

If your automobile has a tire pressure monitoring system, or TPMS, you probably have one of the following indicators on your dashboard:

Regardless of the style of alert you have in your car, when it lights up, your tires are sending you a very important message: One or more of your tires is significantly underinflated and you or an auto service technician needs to take a closer look as soon as possible. Read more about what to do when you see the TPMS alert light.

TPMS automatically checks to ensure you have the right tire pressure. Find out how maintaining the right tire pressure helps you:

Quick Facts About TPMS
Find out more about tire pressure monitoring systems when you download this quick reference sheet, "Facts You Should Know About TPMS"

Since September 1st, 2007
tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) have been reqired by law on all new vehicles sold in the U.S.