As you’re driving down the highway on a cold day, a warning light gives you pause. Your tire pressure is low, which could predict a possible blowout if you do not take action. The Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) provides this warning, and it should not be one that’s ignored. Sometimes, the tire pressure is the problem, thanks to the cold air. Other times, especially when you know your tires are in good condition, that’s not the problem. How do you know when you need to call for roadside assistance?
TPMS sensors typically work reliably, but there are some situations where they can fail. It’s not always an emergency situation when they do, but it’s never wise to drive without a functional TPMS sensor. Doing so puts you at risk for not knowing what’s happening to your truck’s tires as you cruise down the highway.
Here are a few common reasons these sensors may light up at the wrong time.
STTC is here to help whenever you need roadside assistance. If your truck’s TPMS sensor needs attention, please remember that we offer 24/7 emergency road service for your commercial truck. Give us a call now at 610-954-8473. You can also contact us online.