If the model year of your car is older than 2008, you may not even know what this symbol means. If it pops up on your dashboard, however, it is probably in your best interest to fix it as soon as possible.
Either appearing as a cross-section of a tire with an exclamation point or a highlighted wheel on a small car diagram, this signal tells you that your tire pressure is getting low. Research shows that nearly 50% of motorists on the road today would not know what this symbol meant if it came up on their dashboard.
The light was put in vehicles to prevent issues caused by underinflated tires. These issues include:
Keep your tires full, especially if this mystery warning lights up. If your light comes on repeatedly, then the issue might be the tire, not just the air inside it.
Maybe you took care of your tires like a responsible driver, but the tire itself caused you to lose control. Or maybe another driver's tires led you into an accident. Contact our law firm today – you may have a case.
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