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The low tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) may incorrectly display the "TPMS Service Required" message.
As of this writing, Volvo has not provided information on when they will be notifying owners of affected vehicles. If you note the "TPMS Service Required" message being displayed, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
A software error within the Central Electronic Module (CEM) will result in the "TPMS Service Required" message appearing after approximately 15 minutes of accumulated driving over 25 mph. The error will prevent the TPMS from warning the driver that a tire needs air. Underinflated tires can result in tire overloading and overheating, which could lead to a blowout and possible crash. Dealers will reprogram the CEM to correct this concern. The Volvo recall number is 256.