TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System)

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Monitors the tire pressure while you are driving. If your vehicle’s tire pressure becomes significantly low, the low tire pressure/TPMS indicator comes on and a message appears on the multi-information display.

Conditions such as low ambient temperature and altitude change directly affect tire pressure and can trigger the low tire pressure/TPMS indicator to come on.

■Tire Pressure Monitor

To select the tire pressure monitor, turn the

To select the tire pressure monitor, turn the ignition switch to ON (w and press the the tire pressure screen. (information) button until you see the tire pressure screen.

If all the tire pressures are normal, TIRE PRESSURE OK will be displayed.

To display the pressure of all four tires, press

To display the pressure of all four tires, press the SEL/RESET button.

The pressure for each tire is displayed in PSI (U.S.) or kPa (Canada).

The pressure displayed on the multi-information display can be slightly different from the actual pressure as measured by a gauge. If there is a significant difference between the two values, or if the low tire pressure/TPMS indicator and the message on the multi-information display do not go off after you have inflated the tire to the specified pressure, have the system checked by a dealer.

SYSTEM FUNCTION ERROR may appear if you drive with the compact spare tire, or there is a problem with the TPMS.

If any tire has low pressure, LOW TIRE

If any tire has low pressure, LOW TIRE PRESSURE is displayed on the multiinformation display. Check the pressure of each tire by pressing the SEL/RESET button.

CHECK TIRE PRESSURE is displayed when a

CHECK TIRE PRESSURE is displayed when a tire has significantly low pressure. The specific tire is displayed on the screen.

Tire pressure checked and inflated in:

• Warm weather can become under-inflated in colder weather.
• Cold weather can become over-inflated in warmer weather.

The low tire pressure/TPMS indicator will not come on as a result of over inflation.

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