Why Your Car's Tire Pressure Light Is Illuminated

Every auto manufacturer sets a recommended tire pressure. Most cars made within the past ten years have an electronic sensor in the wheel. If the tire pressure falls too low, a light illuminates on your dashboard to alert you.

The tire pressure naturally drops about 1.5 psi each month when there is no tire problem. After a few months, this could trigger the sensor to illuminate the light. Your tire pressure could also drop because of a change in the weather. When the temperatures vary wildly from one day to the next, the pressure could drop, causing the tire pressure light to be illuminated.

Stop in to see us at Hempstead Ford Lincoln for a tire pressure check. If your tires need to be replaced, we have a full selection of new tire options to fit your vehicle.

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