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Indicator light flashing for tire pressure


If all the tires are filled to the manufacturer's recommendations then the problem is either one of the batteries in the TPMS is dead or has quit communicating with the computer. Les Schwab diagnosed mine as a miscommunicating TPMS and reset it in 15 minutes. If a TPMS battery is dead, the unit is about $70 and whatever the shop charges to mount and dismount a tire.

Oct 17, 2014 | 2007 Toyota Camry

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2007 Nissan Frontier TPMS


tpms sensors have small battery inside rim which last 5-7 years then tpms all need to be replaced with new ones could cost between $50-$100 per wheel as tires have to be opened to access tpms.

May 20, 2014 | 2007 Nissan Frontier SE Crew Cab

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Flashing tire! light


i hate TPMS, , its the law so , dang Firestone/Ford bs.
the oper, guide answers this (poorly, for SURE).
on my car, flashing means one sensor is DOA. not yours.
but is covered far better in the FSM,
I disabled mine, but Im Evil,,,,,, and have shop air, and check tires , before each drive, and monthly... Kick the tires and light the fires...

on some cars, you can ask it, which sensor is bad. my 08 ,you cant.
so i killed mine. (spec. tools) on my car type 2012 you can ask.

here is your lost oper guide, lets look together to see, what we can do
and mere mortals.. (less each day in the nanny state)

btw, some major train subway cars had this, and had to be DEFEATED.
because it was so unreliable. it shut them down. horrid, history, ask.

all the stupid op guide says , is COMES ON, (what ever that means)
glows and not flashes, is better... huh?

why did you replace them all, the batteries inside all at end of life?
or wrong size tires. and wheels used.
or what is not stock.????
the sensors, must talk. (some have different frequency codes so dont by them off feabay and get wrong FREQ)
if they talk, then , it must have the correct pressure, or the TPMS will glow.
take it to the dealer they have a better scan tool just to find out
1: who dont talk or why one is reading wrong, and now its fixed

like my car, it has no, find which sensor is bad.
on my car the spare talks, so if spare is in homes attic, WRONG
my car has 5 sensors.
good your car has no 5th sensor, you are lucky.
page 295 is the only help (no FSM)
"significantly low", what a joke that is,,,,, on us.
"resets in several miles" more Bs. mine is 10miles. poor book .
http://justgivemethedamnmanual.com/honda/honda-accord-owners-manuals/

this book is hopeless
if light on, kick tires, if still on, drive to honda
what bull.
the short leash , really sucks,,, IMO...
when i sell my car, not likley ever, too old, i will reset the TPMS. to on.

oh and when the batteries die, (mine) $300 in parts, (discounted) and $100 labor, so $400 for a battery swap., not me, mine are gone.
over 90million in the field 1 brand. get rich quick for someone, by law too. sweet deal that is,,, wish i had a piece of that action!

Jan 23, 2014 | 2008 Honda Accord Coupe

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My Cadillac devil 2004 is prompting me saying"tire monitoring sensor" isn't wiring or need to be replaced. I'm a do it yourself kind of guy is this something I can fix myself ? And what's my best plan


The TPMS monitors tire pressure and sends a signal to the Cadillac's computer when there is low tire pressure. When the tire pressure is restored, the Cadillac's TPMS should reset itself. However, if it does not, the TPMS light on the dash will stay lit. When this happens, you need to know how to manually reset the TPMS light and sensors.

Instructions

1 Press and hold the tip odometer button on the gauge cluster.

2 Wait until the display screen brings up the settings menu.

3 Release the "reset" button and press it again to scroll through various settings.

4 Keep pressing the "reset" button until you come to the TPMS setting.

5 Press and hold the "reset" button until the TPMS light on the dash resets.

Oct 04, 2012 | 2004 Cadillac Deville

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Tpms light


i would make them replace them for free... sounds like a problem with one of them and if it has happened since you bought it they should fix it.

Jul 18, 2012 | 2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE

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The tpms is on


Hi, if you see this TPMS icon illuminated, it means your vehicle has a low tire. STOP, and check the inflation pressure in your tires. This warning light will come on if tire pressure in any of your tires falls more than 25% below the recommended inflation pressure (refer to your owners manual, or the tire inflation decal in the glovebox, driver door pillar or gas tank filler cap lid for tire inflation pressure recommendations).
The TPMS warning light should come on for about one second when the ignition key is first turned on for a bulb check. It should then go out if all of the tires are properly inflated. If it does not go out, or it comes on while driving, you have a low tire.
If the TPMS warning light is flashing, it indicates a fault has been detected in the TPMS system that will require further diagnosis. Common faults include a bad tire pressure sensor, a defective keyless entry receiver module, a fault in the TPMS or body control module (BCM), or wiring problems in the keyless entry/TPMS/BCM circuit.

Jun 25, 2011 | Kia Sedona Cars & Trucks

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Service tire monitor on what is the problem? how do you reset the system?


TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM
The Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) uses radio and sensor technology to check tire pressure levels. If your vehicle has this feature, sensors are mounted on each tire and wheel assembly, except the spare tire. The TPMS sensors monitor the air pressure in your vehicle's tires and transmit tire pressure readings to a receiver located in the vehicle.

The TPMS is designed to alert the driver, if a low tire pressure condition exists. This system also allows the driver to check tire pressure levels using the Driver Information Center (DIC).

When a low tire pressure condition is detected, the TPMS displays the "CHECK TIRE PRESSURE" warning message on the DIC, and at the same time illuminates the low tire pressure warning symbol.

You may notice, during cooler weather conditions, that the tire pressure monitor light, located on the instrument panel cluster, and the "CHECK TIRE PRESSURE" message will appear when the vehicle is first started and then turn off as you start to drive the vehicle. This could be an early indicator that the tire pressures are getting low and need to be inflated to the proper pressure.

Each tire, including the spare (if provided), should be checked monthly when cold and inflated to the inflation pressure recommended by the vehicle manufacturer on the vehicle placard or tire inflation pressure label. (If your vehicle has tires of a different size than the size indicated on the vehicle placard or tire inflation pressure label, you should determine the proper inflation pressure for those tires.)

As an added safety feature, your vehicle has been equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) that illuminates a low tire pressure telltale when one or more of your tires is significantly under-inflated.

Accordingly, when the low tire pressure telltale illuminates, you should stop and check your tires as soon as possible, and inflate them to the proper pressure. Driving on a significantly under-inflated tire causes the tire to overheat and can lead to tire failure. Under-inflation also reduces fuel efficiency and tire tread life, and may affect the vehicle's handling and stopping ability.

Please note that the TPMS is not a substitute for proper tire maintenance, and it is the driver's responsibility to maintain correct tire pressure, even if under-inflation has not reached the level to trigger illumination of the TPMS low tire pressure telltale.

The "CHECK TIRE PRESSURE" warning message and low tire pressure light (telltale) will appear at each ignition cycle until the tires are inflated to the correct inflation pressure.

The Tire and Loading Information label (tire information placard) shows the size of your vehicle's original tires and the correct inflation pressure for your vehicle's tires when they are cold.

Your vehicle's TPMS can alert you about a low tire pressure condition but it does not replace normal tire maintenance.

NOTICE: Do not use a tire sealant if your vehicle has Tire Pressure Monitors. The liquid sealant can damage the tire pressure monitor sensors.

RESETTING THE TPMS IDENTIFICATION CODES
Each TPMS sensor has a unique identification code. Any time you rotate your vehicle's tires or replace one or more of the TPMS sensors, the identification codes will need to be matched to the new tire/wheel position. Each tire/wheel position is matched to a sensor, by increasing or decreasing the tire's air pressure. The sensors are matched to the tire/wheel positions in the following order: LF TIRE (left front tire on the driver's side of the vehicle), RF TIRE (right front tire on the passengers side of the vehicle), RR TIRE (right rear tire on the passengers side of the vehicle), and LR TIRE (left rear tire on the driver's side of the vehicle).

You will have one minute to match the first tire/wheel position, and five minutes overall to match all four tire/wheel positions. If it takes longer than one minute, to match the first tire and wheel, or more than five minutes to match all four tire and wheel positions the matching process stops and you will need to start over.

The TPMS sensor matching process is outlined below:
  1. Set the parking brake.
  2. Turn the ignition switch to "RUN" with the engine off.
  3. Turn the headlamp switch from "OFF" to the parking lamps setting four times within three seconds. A double horn chirp will sound and the TPMS low tire warning light will begin to flash. The double horn chirp and flashing TPMS warning light indicate that the TPMS matching process has started. The TPMS warning light should continue flashing throughout the matching procedure. The "SERVICE TIRE MONITOR" message will be displayed on the Driver Information Center (DIC).
  4. Start with the driver's side front tire.
  5. Remove the valve cap from the valve cap stem. Activate the TPMS sensor by increasing or decreasing the tire's air pressure for 10 seconds, then stop and listen for a single horn chirp. The single horn chirp should sound within 15 seconds, confirming that the sensor identification code has been matched to this tire and wheel position. If you do not hear the confirming single horn chirp, you will need to start over with Step 1. To let air-pressure out of a tire you can use the pointed end of the valve cap, a pencil-style air pressure gage or a key.
  6. Proceed to the passenger's side front tire, and repeat the procedure in Step 5.
  7. Proceed to the passenger's side rear tire, and repeat the procedure in Step 5.
  8. Proceed to the driver's side rear tire, and repeat the procedure in Step 5.
  9. After hearing the confirming horn chirp for the left rear tire, check to see if the TPMS warning light is still flashing. If it is, turn the ignition switch to LOCK to exit the sensor matching process. If the TPMS warning light is not flashing, the five minute time limit has passed and you will need to start the process over beginning with Step 1.
  10. Set all four tires to the recommended air pressure level as indicated on the Tire and Loading Information label.
  11. Put the valve caps back on the valve stems. The spare tire does not have a TPMS sensor. If you replace one of the road tires with the spare, the "CHECK TIRE PRESSURE" message will be displayed on the DIC screen. This message should go off once you re-install the road tire containing the TPMS sensor. The "SERVICE TIRE MONITOR" message is displayed when the TPMS is malfunctioning. One or more missing or inoperable TPMS sensors will cause the service tire monitor message to be displayed.

Nov 23, 2010 | 2006 GMC Yukon

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2007 yukon TPMS keeps on blinking after everything has been check


unhook the battery for 20 min hopefully this will rest the puter

Sep 11, 2009 | 2004 GMC Yukon

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2007 yukon tpms keeps blinking to check tire pressure


The TPMS is a pain in the you know what. Have you changed tire sizes? There could be a bad sensor and may need replaced. We continually get problems all the time with the TPMS. We have reset then they reset again.

Sep 11, 2009 | 2004 GMC Yukon

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Where is the low tire reset button located on 2005 ford freestar?


It is on the same button as the Trip Odometer. Cycle through until you see Tire Reset and hold the button down.

Mar 28, 2009 | 2005 Ford Freestar

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