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low tire light

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by grizzbear, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. Dec 15, 2009 at 7:25 PM
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    grizzbear

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    how do you reset this i know about the button under the dash but it wont reset it?any help would be great
     
  2. Dec 15, 2009 at 7:31 PM
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    Stillfly199

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    Check your spare, if all the tires are good it will go off
     
  3. Dec 15, 2009 at 7:32 PM
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    ccoorreeyy

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    Drive for 10 min after hitting the reset button, I think.
     
  4. Dec 15, 2009 at 8:32 PM
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    are you serious :confused: the spare has a sensor?
     
  5. Dec 15, 2009 at 8:40 PM
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    It will probably be the spare. Drop it and add some air.
     
  6. Dec 15, 2009 at 8:49 PM
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    thanks for the replys ill try that in the a.m.
     
  7. Dec 15, 2009 at 9:37 PM
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    Spare tire
     
  8. Dec 15, 2009 at 10:09 PM
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    Ya the spare has a light, It is annoying as hell. I never had to hit a reset button
     
  9. Dec 15, 2009 at 10:17 PM
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    Re8elmonk0341

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    I removed my spare and got rid of it will that set off the light? If so, HOW the F do I get it to go off bugging the living crap out of me :annoyed:
     
  10. Dec 15, 2009 at 10:21 PM
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    Hold the button under the steering wheel as you turn the key on.
     
  11. Dec 15, 2009 at 10:22 PM
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    AvsFanTRD

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    small piece of black tape
     
  12. Dec 16, 2009 at 2:52 AM
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    yes. the tpms is wireless so if you remove your spare and go to far away from it the light will come on.
     
  13. Dec 16, 2009 at 5:44 AM
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    grizzbear

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    HAHA classic!!!:D
     
  14. Dec 16, 2009 at 7:40 AM
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    The button below the steering column is not a "reset" button. Its function is to store a new value in the system if you run a tire pressure that is different than stock. There's another thread in this section that explains it quite well. It is also explained quite well in an owner's manual, at least in my '09 manual it is.
     
  15. Dec 16, 2009 at 9:23 AM
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    huh:confused:
     
  16. Dec 16, 2009 at 12:35 PM
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    Somebody have the directions for this guy on the "Black Tape Mod"
     
  17. Dec 16, 2009 at 3:54 PM
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    There is a whole procedure in the Owners Manual but I just put air in all around and it went off. I didn't touch the spare.
     
  18. Dec 16, 2009 at 4:04 PM
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    There should be a black tape mod. I put mine on the outer glass of the cluster but its about an inch away from the actual light so you can still see around it. Is it easy to get at the actual surface of the guages?
     
  19. Dec 16, 2009 at 4:10 PM
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    r u serious? this really works?
     
  20. Dec 16, 2009 at 4:43 PM
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    I will try it and report back. I would love to get rid of that damn light!
     
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