Nowadays, our cars are stocked with technology and monitors to keep them running their best. Behind the wheel, you can easily see a ton of sensors that can alert drivers of upcoming maintenance and any problems with your car. One of the many different indicator lights is the tire pressure light, and anytime it comes on, it alerts you that there is a problem in the vehicle. Usually, the most common reason for the TPMS light is a tire that is under-inflated. The tire pressure light may even prevent premature tread-wear and eventual tire failure, so pay attention. The TPMS light may even turn due to the weather because temperature changes influence the tire's air pressure and could make it fluctuate.
A car's tire pressure can get influenced by several factors like the weather, road conditions, and driving habits. But one of those factors could cause the tire pressure to drastically go up and down, and that's the climate conditions. A dip in temperature may decrease the tire pressure and it can continue to affect the air pressure until the temp rises. This is almost always temporary since driving your vehicle will warm the tires, which causes the pressure to rise. As the outside temperature gets warmer as the day goes on, the tire pressure will increase.
It could be as simple as a dying battery. If this occurs, it needs to be fixed as soon as you see it. If the tire pressure sensor fails, you'll have to monitor the tire pressure closely, and it could draw some attention away from the road ahead. The sensor plays such a crucial role in the safety of your car, and when it isn't working properly, it can contribute to advance tire wear if you are not monitoring tire pressure.
The tire pressure light tracks precisely what it says, the tire pressure on your vehicle. It alerts you when the tire pressure dips too low and that it needs to be looked at. If you want to stop and gauge your tire pressure or have your tires inspected at your dealership is completely up to you. If you see the TPMS symbol light up, be aware that your tires need some kind of maintenance.
Visit Robbins Nissan for all of your Houston tire service and repair needs. No matter your vehicle's make or model, we will gladly provide the tire service it needs. Our helpful staff is standing by to assist you. Visit us in person or online to schedule your service appointment.