What does it mean when it says Service tire monitor system?

What does it mean when it says Service tire monitor system?

What is a Service Tire Monitor System? Whenever your car says service tire monitor system, this means that more than likely you have a bad tire pressure monitor sensor (TPMS). A TPMS or service tire monitor system, just lets you know when your tire pressure is too low or too high.

What does Service tire monitor system mean on a GMC?

When your tire is low, the tire monitor system will kick in. A light will come on in the message center on your dashboard or an actual message will flash across the screen, telling you that you have a low tire. This usually means the tires in question are 25 percent below the recommended amount of air pressure.

How do I fix my GMC Service tire monitor system?

Starting with the vehicle off, turn your key to the “On” position, but don’t start the vehicle. Find the TPMS reset button (check your manual if you need help), and hold it until the tire pressure light blinks three times. Then, start the car and wait 20 minutes for the tire pressure light to reset.

How do you reset the tire pressure light on a GMC Yukon?

2007-2020 GMC Yukon: How To Reset TPMS Low Tire Pressure Light

  1. Turn the ignition key to the “ON” position without starting the engine.
  2. Press the VEHICLE INFORMATION button repeatedly until you see the RELEARN TIRE POSITIONS message on the display.
  3. Press and hold the ✓ button to enter the relearn mode.

How do you reset a service tire monitor?

Hold the TPMS reset button until the tire pressure light blinks three times, then release it. Start the car and wait 20 minutes for the sensor to refresh. The TPMS reset button is usually located beneath the steering wheel. If you are unable to find it, refer to your vehicle’s owner’s manual.

How much does it cost to service tire monitor?

The service kit costs $5-$10 per wheel on most vehicles. A special TPMS tool and additional time are also needed to check and reset the sensor system. In the event pressure sensors need to be replaced, the cost ranges from $50-$250 each depending on vehicle type.

What kind of tire pressure sensor does GMC Yukon have?

Yukon is also available as the Yukon XL in the 7-seater version and is therefore identical to the Chevrolet Suburban. If you replacing a spare tire with a road tire containing the TPMS sensor on your GMC Yukon, the system will detect a malfunction and the low tire pressure warning light will blink.

When to relearn TPMS in GMC Yukon?

When a sensor is replaced in one or more tires, one or more wheels are replaced or tires are rotated in a GMC Yukon, a manual (stationary) or OBD TPMS relearn is recommended to transfer new and/or existing TPMS sensor IDs to the vehicle’s ECU.

When to change placard pressure on GMC Yukon?

Use the VT56 or VT46 branded tools to change placard pressure for the GMC Yukon if upsizing tires/wheels, also when replacing with off-road tires or low-profile tires. VT56 placard value adjustment now available for March 2019 update!

How often should you rotate the tires on a GMC Yukon?

It takes two minutes or less to perform an OBD relearn procedure on a GMC Yukon, and requires just one relearn procedure to memorize for various vehicle Makes. GMC recommends rotating tires every 7,500 miles (12 000 kilometers).