Patton's Auto and Tire provides Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) services to Chester, VA, Chesterfield, VA, Richmond, VA, and other surrounding areas.

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Description of Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Tires operating below inflation standards put the overall performance of your vehicle and the safety of your passengers at risk. The Tire Pressure Monitoring System helps increase your safety on the road by improving your vehicle’s maneuverability, decreasing the tread wear of your tires, reducing your vehicle’s braking distance, and improving your vehicle’s fuel economy. There are two types of Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems in existence today—Direct and Indirect. A Direct Tire Pressure Monitoring System uses sensors on the inside tire assembly to transmit tire pressure information to your vehicle’s computer. An Indirect Tire Pressure Monitoring System gauges tire pressure through your vehicle’s Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) by using speed sensors to measure the rotational speed of each wheel (as tire pressure decreases, the rolling distance decreases, and the rotational speed increases). All TPMS systems require regular maintenance in order to meet maximum performance standards, which requires all vehicles to be equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System.



Benefits of Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Your vehicle’s Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) continuously monitors the air pressure in your tires. When there is an instance of low tire pressure, or if the tire pressure drops below the manufacturer’s recommended level of tire pressure, the TPMS will detect and report the discrepancy by illuminating an indicator light on the dashboard of your vehicle. When the TPMS light flashes on the dashboard, you should check your tire pressure, inflate the affected tire to the level indicated by the manufacturer, or bring your vehicle into our shop so that the issue can be remedied by our expert staff. During a TPMS maintenance service, our service staff will run a series of tests to ensure that the system is operating both correctly and at maximum efficiency. If our technicians uncover damage to the system or its accompanying components, they may need to replace valve cores, valve nuts, seals, seal washers, or valve caps. If you are in need of TPMS repairs, maintenance, or replacement services, or if you are in need of a TPMS installation service, then contact us today.

Patton's Auto and Tire proudly serves the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) needs of customers in Chester, VA, Chesterfield, VA, Richmond, VA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Chester VA | Chesterfield VA | Richmond VA | and surrounding areas

TPMS Repair

The Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) tracks the amount of pressure in a vehicle’s tires and alerts a driver when the pressure is at...

Approx. Time: 30 Minutes

Patton's Auto and Tire in Chester, VA

Patton’s Auto & Tire is a one-stop shop specializing in tires, brakes, diagnostics, oil change, state inspections and much more. Jeff and Lori Patton and their staff have been serving the Chester, VA area since May, 2006. Patton’s Auto & Tire has six, state-of-the-art service bays with the latest diagnostic tools and equipment. Need tires in Chester? Auto repairs near Richmond? There's no better place to go than our shop. We offer a huge selection of name-brand tires at great prices, plus auto repairs performed by ASE-certified mechanics. Our free online vehicle diagnostic center lets you diagnose and treat car troubles, 24/7. We proudly serve the areas of Chester, VA, Chesterfield, VA, and Richmond, VA as a NAPA AutoCare Center. 

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Phone: (804) 706-1114
Fax: (804) 706-1317
Address: 10200 Chester Road
Chester, VA 23831
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(804) 706-1114
10200 Chester Road
Chester, VA 23831
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