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Old 18th August 2010, 08:16   #1
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Default Do you know this symbol? EDIT - Low Tire-Pressure warning Symbol

Do You Know What This Symbol Means?- Yahoo! Autos Article Page

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tyre pressure low warning maybe?
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tyre pressure low warning maybe?
Correct- senses when tyre pressure is low based on change in rolling radius
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Yeah, tyre pressure monitoring symbol.
When i saw the thread title,thought it would be about the emblem of some little known company.
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yup its tyre pressure low warning signal. have got the feature in my car.
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I have never seen this indicator.Does it come in modern cars like the Super cars?At first sight of the thread,even i thought it was about the logo of a car !!
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I have never seen this indicator.Does it come in modern cars like the Super cars?At first sight of the thread,even i thought it was about the logo of a car !!
I have seen this in Mhawk, Tyre pressure indicator is in the console.
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Hey guys !

Got a good site to learn about the different symols. This site has explained around 3 dozen symbols !

How to Read the Dashboard Lights - autoevolution
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This is displayed when the tyre pressure falls below the reccommended value fixed by the manufacturer of the car. It is a little hard to get initially. They could have made it much simpler than this.
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Akas are you asking a question or informing us? Im confused as because if you are asking a question, the answer lies in the link you provided.????
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Correct- senses when tyre pressure is low based on change in rolling radius
Correct, but rolling radius monitoring is one of the methods. The more popular and accurate method is integrated TPMS sensors on the valve stem (usually inside)

One Hyd based company did release a TPMS kit as an after-market accessory but I guess it didn't get mass market acceptance due to unrealistic pricing. It is available on ebay at a fraction of the local distribution cost though.
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Horse shoe requires service: please drive slowly to the nearest blacksmith.

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yup its tyre pressure low warning signal. have got the feature in my car.
@PlatzdaTurbo: What car do you own?


@Hillram: I think apart from Super cars, the high-end cars like Audi, BMW and Merc might have the feature in them.
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The Scorpio M-hawk has this feature.I guess its mostly restricted to SUVs,i remember the Hummer having a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System where you can also deflate and the tire at will to get more grip.
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I am surprised that the Scorpio M-Hawk has got this feature. Thanks for the update.
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