Ford Escape: Changing tires with a TPMS - Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) - Tires, Wheels and Loading - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Changing tires with a TPMS

Each road tire is equipped with a tire pressure sensor located inside the tire/wheel cavity. The pressure sensor is attached to the valve stem. The pressure sensor is covered by the tire and is not visible unless the tire is removed. Care must be taken when changing the tire to avoid damaging the sensor.

It is recommended that you always have your tires serviced by an authorized dealer.

The tire pressure should be checked periodically (at least monthly) using an accurate tire gauge, refer to Inflating your tires in this chapter.

Understanding your tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)

    Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
    Each tire, including the spare (if provided), should be checked monthly when cold and inflated to the inflation pressure recommended by the vehicle manufacturer on the vehicle placard or tire inf ...

    Understanding your tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
    The tire pressure monitoring system measures pressure in your four road tires and sends the tire pressure readings to your vehicle. The low tire pressure warning light will turn on if the tire press ...

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