What is TPMS?

June 29th, 2016

Tires TPMS South TX Pueblo Tires and ServiceTPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System, is a early warning system on all vehicles manufactured after 2000 to warn drivers if one or more of their vehicle's tire pressure falls 25% below the manufacturer's recommended tire pressure setting. If you see this icon on the left light up and appear on your dashboard, the TMPS is telling you there is a problem! If this problem occurs, schedule an appointment with Pueblo Tires and Service at any of their locations in Edinburg, McAllen, Mission, Weslaco, Kingsville, Rio Grande City, Harlingen, Alice and Brownsville, TX.

According to Auto Alilance, "tire pressure can decrease due to tire damage, slow leaks, or changes in outside temperature. For example, when the weather changes, your tire pressure changes too. For every drop of 10 degrees in temperatures, your tires lose 1 PSI (pound per square inch). Tires also deflate naturally over time, as much as about 1.5 PSI per month."

 Protect tire pressure with TPMS technology and regular appointments at Pueblo Tires and service in South Florida. Under-inflated tires will not perform as well as they should, and directly influence "skidding and/or loss of control, hydroplaning on a wet surface, and crashes from flat tires or blowouts."

"Keeping your tires at the recommended pressure is essential for the safe and efficient operation of your vehicle. Properly inflated tires run cooler, last longer, and improve fuel economy." Pueblo Tires and Service will repair all errors indicated from the TMPS, including tires, sensor arrays and vehicle re-calibrations! Come in to see any of our locations in Edinburg, McAllen, Mission, Weslaco, Kingsville, Rio Grande City, Harlingen, Alice and Brownsville, TX.

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