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Tire Pressure Monitoring System is showing an error signal and cannot setup, is there a way to check if the system works? or how to fix it?

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Your gonna have to take it to the dealer,as long as all your tire pressures are good,and you drove it and the light still does not go out,the dealer has a scan tool just for the TPM and they can read each sensor and check for trouble codes,,,nice car by the way

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