With tire pressure concerns at the news forefront, WEVTU evaluates the tire-pressure warning system Toyota Motor Corp. (for the Sienna minivan) and other automakers now offer as one technology that may see broader use. In the Toyota system, low tire-pressure indication is a by-product of small differences in wheel speed or rebound rate sensed by the antilock brake system. A tire with low pressure has a slightly reduced outer diameter, hence, operates at a different speed in relation to the ...

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