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  • n. the pressure of the air in a vehicle tire


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  • A: As I understand it, the batteries for tire-pressure sensors typically wear out after four or five years, but often the sensors themselves are the culprits.

    Fixing Air-Pressure Monitors

  • In November, it agreed to sell its tire-pressure monitoring business to Huf Electronics GmbH in order to focus more on its core powertrain technologies.

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  • Q: Six months after delivery of my 2011 Nissan Juke, a low tire-pressure indicator caused a need to fill a tire.

    Me & My Car

  • As another Ford exec pointed out, even tires and auto glass contain electrical components, thanks to tire-pressure monitoring systems and windshield-mounted radio antennas.

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  • Safety: Standard equipment includes front and rear ventilated disc brakes, four-wheel anti-lock brake protection, emergency braking assistance, electronic stability and traction control, OnStar emergency communications system, and tire-pressure monitoring.

    Specs on the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LT crew-cab pickup

  • In 2002, Consumers Union recalled 15,000 glove-compartment organizers sent as incentives to subscribers because the kits contained a faulty tire-pressure gauge that could lead people to improperly inflate their vehicle tires.

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  • S afety: Standard equipment includes front and rear ventilated disc brakes, emergency braking assistance, electronic brake-force distribution, anti-lock braking assistance, electronic stability and traction control, xenon high-intensity discharge lights, tire-pressure monitoring, and side and head air bags.

    2011 Volvo XC60

  • For instance the category “Power Equipment” includes keyless entry, dashboard warning lights, tire-pressure monitor, and other things.

    Detailed Reliability data pinpoints problems

  • Among other things, it mandated tire-pressure monitoring systems in passenger cars and created the Early Warning Reporting database, which requires manufacturers to report problem data to the NHTSA.We're hoping that the energy surrounding this crisis can be harnessed to improve our auto-safety system so that such rare-but-deadly problems can be caught earlier or prevented altogether.

    Opinion: What's been lost in the Toyota crisis?

  • If this occurs the nut may come out of the sensor transmitter and the tire-pressure light may illuminate.

    Recalls: Audi, Infiniti, Nissan, and Pontiac vehicles


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