Menu

Get Directions

1 Dover Point Rd, Dover, NH, 03820

Man checking tire pressure

What Does TPMS Mean?

When it comes to vehicle technology, what does TPMS mean? TPMS stands for Tire Pressure Monitoring System, and it uses tire pressure sensors to track the air pressure of your tire. If it senses one or more of your vehicle’s tires aren’t at the recommended pressure, the TPMS warning light on your dashboard will turn on or flash, so you know to add air to your tires. Most new Honda have a TPMS, which makes it easy to prevent tire failure and maintain good vehicle handling when driving around Stratham and Bow. Learn more about your vehicle’s tire pressure monitoring system and proper tire care today!

Tire Pressure Monitoring System Features

The purpose of a tire pressure monitoring system is to track the pressure inside your tires and alert you if the levels drop too low. The TPMS dashboard warning light might look like a flat tire with an exclamation point in the middle of it, or it might just be the illuminated letters “TPMS.” If you notice that your tire pressure light is on, it means your tires are underinflated, which could cause:

  • Poor traction
  • Decreased load carrying capability
  • A flat tire or blowout
  • Poor fuel economy

Short-term, proper tire inflation can protect you from a potential accident, and in the long-run it can prevent your tires from wearing out prematurely and even optimize fuel economy. A tire pressure monitoring system is a great way to keep track of your tire pressure during your Salem travels without having to remember to do manual checks yourself.

Proper Tire Inflation

Tires that are under- or overinflated can cause a lot of problems for drivers. If a tire is properly inflated, it’ll do the following:

  • Reduce tread movement to increase the life of the tire.
  • Reduce rolling resistance to improve efficiency.
  • Increase water dispersion to reduce the likelihood of hydroplaning

To find out what the proper tire pressure is for your vehicle, consult your owner’s manual. Making sure your tires are properly inflated is a quick and simple task that can save you money and stress.

You have several options when it comes to filling up your tires:

  • Many gas stations have tire filling areas separate from the pump station.
  • You can take your vehicle to your favorite service center for a comprehensive tire service.
  • You can even use a bike pump if your tires need air quickly!

Rely on Dover Honda for Full Tire Service

Have more questions about maintaining your tires or need help making sure yours are properly inflated in Manchester? Our service center has certified technicians standing ready to help.Contact us today to find out more, or schedule a service appointment online.

More from Dover Honda

  • 2022 Honda HR-V Interior Specs and Features

      The 2022 Honda HR-V has quickly become one of the most popular vehicles in our inventory at Dover Honda. This is mostly due to the many interior specs and features that are included with the new Honda HR-V. The Honda HR-V interior has been designed to accommodate passengers and cargo for those long drives from…

  • Honda Accord Colors

      At Dover Honda, we sell Honda vehicles to all sorts of drivers with different lifestyles. That’s why we offer many Honda Accord colors when you come down to buy a vehicle at Dover Honda. These Honda Accord colors don’t just make your vehicle look nicer but they reflect your personality when you’re driving down the roads…

  • Honda Civic Safety Ratings

      While the 2022 Honda Civic has been starting to roll out in Dover, the safety ratings aren’t in yet. However, we expect the new ratings to be very similar to the 2021 Honda Civic safety ratings. Learn more about how the Honda Civic is rated along with the Civic safety features today with Dover Honda!…

Search
Contact
Glovebox
Search
Contact Us
Glovebox
Dover Honda 43.1757948, -70.8672731.