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TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your AURORA Vehicle

AURORA drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in IL come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the AURORA area have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system – called TPMS – consists of sensors on each wheel that measure tire pressure.If tire pressure drops 25 percent below the vehicle manufacture’s recommended pressure, the sensor sends a signal to a monitoring unit that causes a warning to light up on the dashboard. When drivers see the warning light, they know it's time to put some air in the tires.There are many benefits to people in AURORA who drive with properly inflated tires. First is cost savings. Running at the correct air pressure improves fuel economy. Driving on underinflated tires is like driving through sand – it drags down your fuel economy. Drivers in AURORA will also see longer, more even tread wear so your tires will l ... read more

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