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My tire pressure warning light blinks minute then stays on.

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My tire pressure warning light blinks for a minute then stays on. All tires are inflated to the proper pressure including the spare.
JA: Have you checked your tire pressure? Do you have a tire gauge?
Customer: All tires are inflated to the proper pressure..2006 Toyota Rav4
JA: What year is your RAV4?
Customer: Is there a way to reset the light?
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: I just checked the tire pressure and all is at the proper level
JA: Any recent repairs?
Customer: Last Feb. all four tires were replaced
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Toyota Mechanic should know about your Toyota?
Customer: Also the rear brake pads were replaced.
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 6 months ago.
Thanks for postingDid this start after the tires were replaced? You can try the reset button, I think it's on the lower edge of the dash, it says "set" on it, turn the key off and hold the button in, turn the key on and wait for the light to stop blinking then release it. A lot of times this can also be due to a malfunctioning tire pressure sensor, you'll have to get the diagnostic TPWS tool connected to locate the bad sensor then replace it and then it has to be programmed to the TPWS computer in the car.

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