Quick Answer: What Does It Mean When TPMS Light Comes On??

The purpose of the TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) is to alert you when tire pressure is too low and could to create unsafe driving conditions.

If the light is illuminated, it means your tires could be underinflated, which can lead to undue tire wear and possible tire failure.

Is it safe to drive with TPMS light on?

Is it Safe to Drive with the TPMS Light on? No, driving with the TPMS Light on is not safe. It means one of your tires is underinflated or overinflated. You can find the proper tire pressure for your car in your owner’s manual, or on a sticker located on the door, trunk, or fuel door.

How do I get the TPMS light to go off?

To reset the system, first make sure the tire pressures are correct. Turn the engine on, then press and hold the reset button. You’ll find it low and to the right of the steering wheel on the instrument panel. Hold the button down until the TPMS indicator light in the instrument panel blinks slowly 3 three times.

How long does it take for TPMS light to turn off?

If the light flashes for approximately one to two minutes, it indicates there is a malfunction in the TPMS system.

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