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What Does the TPMS Warning Light Indicate?

The TPMS warning light is an important indicator in your car that helps you to know when your tire pressure is low. This system can be very helpful, but it's important to understand what the different colors of the light mean so that you can take the appropriate action. Here's what you need to know about the TPMS warning light.

Red TPMS Warning Light

The TPMS red light is the most critical, which means one or more of your tires doesn't have enough air. You should stop as soon as possible to check the pressure. If it's low, put air in the tire until it has the right amount and drive slowly until notices disappear.

Yellow TPMS Warning Light

The yellow TPMS light indicates that the system is working properly, but one or more of your tires is low on air. You should check your tire pressure at your earliest convenience and inflate the tire to the proper level.

Green TPMS Warning Light

The green TPMS light means the system is working properly, and all your tires are at the proper inflation level.

The Importance of Keeping Your Tires Properly Inflated

1. Improved Fuel Efficiency

One of the main benefits of keeping your tires properly inflated is that it can help to improve your fuel efficiency. When tires are properly inflated, they have less rolling resistance, so your car doesn't have to work as hard to move forward.

2. Reduced Tire Wear

Another benefit of keeping your tires properly inflated is that it can help to reduce tire wear. When your tires have too little air pressure, they flex more as they roll, which causes them to wear down faster. Keeping your tires properly inflated can help extend their lifespan and avoid replacing them often.

3. Lower Emissions

When your car's tires are underinflated, they create more drag, which causes the engine to work harder and burn more fuel. This not only wastes gas but also produces more emissions.

If you need TPMS repair, we invite you to bring your vehicle to Small World Auto Repair today!


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