What Does TPMS Mean On a Car?
A lot of car owners have no idea what TPMS means. At least, they don’t know what it means until the TPMS light comes on in their car all of a sudden.
Fortunately, this alert light is one that is not used very often. Not every car will even have a TPMS light or the corresponding alert system. However, they are getting more common in newer vehicle models and are considered luxury features becoming more and more standard.
TPMS stands for Tire Pressure Monitoring System. Chances are if your TPMS light is on, it's letting you know that the pressure on one or more of your tires has gotten a little too low. Some systems will also alert you if the tire pressure is too high, which is most common right after you’ve filled your tires or after a significant temperature swing makes everything warmer.