Kia Soul: TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) malfunction indicator - Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) - What to do in an emergency - Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner ManualKia Soul: TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) malfunction indicator

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The low tire pressure telltale will illuminate after it blinks for approximately

The low tire pressure telltale will illuminate after it blinks for approximately one minute when there is a problem with the Tire Pressure Monitoring System. If the system is able to correctly detect an underinflation warning at the same time as system failure then it will illuminate both the TPMS malfunction and low tire pressure telltales e.g. if Front Left sensor fails, the TPMS malfunction indicator illuminates, but if the Front Right, Rear Left, or Rear Right tire is underinflated, the low tire pressure telltales may illuminate together with the TPMS malfunction indicator.

Have the system checked by an authorized Kia dealer as soon as possible to determine the cause of the problem.

  • The TPMS malfunction indicator may be illuminated if the vehicle is moving around electric power supply cables or radios transmitter such as at police stations, government and public offices, broadcasting stations, military installations, airports, or transmitting towers, etc. This can interfere with normal operation of the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).
  • The TPMS malfunction indicator may be illuminated if snow chains are used or some separate electronic devices such as notebook computer, mobile charger, remote starter or navigation etc., are used in the vehicle. This can interfere with normal operation of the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).
    Low tire pressure telltale
    When the tire pressure monitoring system warning indicators are illuminated, one or more of your tires is significantly under-inflated. If the telltale illuminates, immediately reduce your speed, ...

    Changing a tire with TPMS
    If you have a flat tire, the Low Tire Pressure telltale will come on. Have the flat tire repaired by an authorized Kia dealer as soon as possible or replace the flat tire with the spare tire. CAU ...

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