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Hi there. Another question in this area - does anyone know if it is possible to change the tyre pressure display to read in PSI rather than BAR? My father has recently bought a Laguna II that shows BAR; his previous Vel Satis showed PSI which was much more handy!
My previous experience of the sensors has mostly been all four flashing but this was mostly due to temperature changes affecting the pressure in all four tyres. Don't automatically assume that the computer is wrong. This was compounded by the local Renault dealer always changing the pressure when the car was in - to the wrong pressure
As the manual states, the pressure system doesn't obviate the need for regular manual checks of the pressures (i.e, once a week). This will help reduce the risks of the caps bonding to the valve too. Also, remember to check at home before driving the car; driving to a garage and using a guage there will mean that the tyres are warm and so the pressures will seem higher than they actually are.
I know there are many genuine problems with the system too. Hope the above doesn't sound too patronising!
Currently in abou27's garage:
2007 Renault Laguna GT175 (2.0dci), 1998 Renault Ares 4.0l td