What Are Some Models of General Motors Vehicles Which Offer Integrated Tire Pressure Sensors?


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All General Motors vehicles built since 2008, including the Chevrolet Corvette, Cadillac CTR and GMC Yukon, incorporate tire pressure monitoring systems. These systems were mandated by federal law for all passenger vehicles sold in the United States after 2008. Some 2006 and 2007 GM vehicles may also have these systems.

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Laws mandating the inclusion of tire pressure monitoring systems on all vehicles were motivated by a series of fatal rollover accidents involving Ford Explorer SUVs and defective Firestone tires. These systems detect a vehicle's tire pressures electronically and indicate low-pressure conditions to the driver when one or more tire pressures are at 25 percent or more below the manufacturer-recommended pressure.

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