twolf2919
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Is it possible to bring up TPMS display just to check tire pressure?

Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:06 pm

After 900 miles on my new 2019 Leaf Plus, the TPMS came on and told me that my left rear tire was low. The nice display showed 29 lp of pressure on the left rear while all the other tires were at 39. The TPMS also seemed very accurate - when I manually measured, all 4 tires were at the pressure the TPMS said it was. Nice.

I inflated the tire and the TPMS warning disappeared. But given how accurate the TPMS seems to be, it seems this screen would be useful to bring up at other times - just to get a quick read on the current pressure. E.g. if I checked regularly using this TPMS, maybe I would have caught the low pressure before it was a full 10lb below the others.

As an aside - it sure looks like I have a very slow leak - given the this is a brand new car, is the dealership responsible for addressing it (provided it's not a hole - which would obviously have been caused by my driving)?

Thnx as usual.

GerryAZ
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Re: Is it possible to bring up TPMS display just to check tire pressure?

Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:20 pm

I am interested in the answers you get about the TPMS display. I was unable to find a way to display the pressures during a test drive of an SL+ last week. Check the pressure of the low tire frequently to find out if you have a slow leak.
Gerry
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cwerdna
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Re: Is it possible to bring up TPMS display just to check tire pressure?

Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:23 pm

If there's a limitation on that, that's pretty lame. I guess it's time to use Leaf Spy instead.

FWIW, on Bolt, there's a screen in the dash display you can cycle to which shows tire pressures. The My Chevrolet app also shows them.

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Re: Is it possible to bring up TPMS display just to check tire pressure?

Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:05 pm

The tire pressures is one of the display screen options, so yes, you can.
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Re: Is it possible to bring up TPMS display just to check tire pressure?

Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:28 pm

LeftieBiker,

How is that display screen accessed? I thought I stepped through all of the screens on the left side of the driver display during my short test drive, but did not see it. The tire pressure monitors and displays have saved me from ruining several tires (by giving me enough warning about low pressure to pull off the road before the tire is damaged beyond repair).

I was chagrined to find that my LEAF knows the tire pressures (first 2011 and later 2015) but does not display them. My 2004 SUV displays all four tire pressures and has a convenient menu procedure to program the sensor positions using a donut magnet provided as a special tool so I was disappointed with the lack of information from the LEAF. I run LEAF Spy all the time while driving to monitor tire pressures along with battery parameters
Gerry
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Re: Is it possible to bring up TPMS display just to check tire pressure?

Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:26 pm

I'll figure it out tomorrow, as the car is in the garage and it's tight squeeze to get in.
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Re: Is it possible to bring up TPMS display just to check tire pressure?

Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:36 pm

OK, to bring up the TPMS screen on the 40kwh Leaf display, you go horizontally to the "i" (information?) column, which has the Pro Pilot display on top, then below it the digital speedo, satellite radio and smaller compass display on one screen, then below that is the TPMS screen. So you scroll sideways to "i" then down two screens to TPMS.
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Re: Is it possible to bring up TPMS display just to check tire pressure?

Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:57 pm

Thanks--that explains why I did not find it during the test drive. I did not think about both horizontal and vertical scrolling.
Gerry
Silver LEAF 2011 SL rear ended (totaled) by in-attentive driver 1/4/2015 at 50,422 miles
Silver LEAF 2015 SL purchased 2/7/2015; traded 8/10/2019 at 82,436 miles
White LEAF 2019 SL+ purchased 8/10/2019

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Re: Is it possible to bring up TPMS display just to check tire pressure?

Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:30 pm

It was literally over six months before I really knew how to find a given screen. Of course that's more like two months of normal driving time, because I drive so little.
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Re: Is it possible to bring up TPMS display just to check tire pressure?

Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:01 am

twolf2919 wrote:After 900 miles on my new 2019 Leaf Plus, the TPMS came on and told me that my left rear tire was low. The nice display showed 29 lp of pressure on the left rear while all the other tires were at 39. The TPMS also seemed very accurate - when I manually measured, all 4 tires were at the pressure the TPMS said it was. Nice.

I inflated the tire and the TPMS warning disappeared. But given how accurate the TPMS seems to be, it seems this screen would be useful to bring up at other times - just to get a quick read on the current pressure. E.g. if I checked regularly using this TPMS, maybe I would have caught the low pressure before it was a full 10lb below the others.

As an aside - it sure looks like I have a very slow leak - given the this is a brand new car, is the dealership responsible for addressing it (provided it's not a hole - which would obviously have been caused by my driving)?

Thnx as usual.
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