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Old 22 Mar 2015, 09:21 pm
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Hello all!,
Having some minor issues with Bluey. The tire pressure light won't go off. Tired are all fine, pretty new, as I bought them w 85% tread on them when I bought the car. I can't get this to go off and it keeps chiming at me, it's getting annoying lol. Any ideas as far as resetting the light goes? Also, looking to put in aftermarket dash lights... If I were to "hard wire" them into my car, how could I do so?
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Old 22 Mar 2015, 09:28 pm
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When did the tire pressure light come on?
Was there any tire repairs done at the time?

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When did the tire pressure light come on?
Was there any tire repairs done at the time?
Came on in late January. And no. No repairs Done at the time.
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Old 22 Mar 2015, 10:48 pm
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Have you checked the tire pressure several hours after filling the tires with 32 PSI? Sometimes the tires leak air between the tire and the rim.
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Old 23 Mar 2015, 10:48 am
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Have you checked the tire pressure several hours after filling the tires with 32 PSI? Sometimes the tires leak air between the tire and the rim.
Yea all the tires are good. Tried multiple (7) tire pressure gauges
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Yea all the tires are good. Tried multiple (7) tire pressure gauges
ha! i like the repetition. i used four on mine and got four different readings, as off as 10psi!

-the pressure sensors inside the tires commonly go bad. it's not a PT or Chrysler issue, it seems to happen fairly commonly on other makes as well. we had it happen in a pontiac GTP. most of those sensors only come on when you're 25% or more low on air, so odds are, you have a failed sensor. maybe the cold killed it, maybe there was moisture in the rim/sensor that turned to ice on a cold january day that killed it, but the best fix would be to have the sensor inside the rim replaced.
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How to Disable the Tire Pressure Monitor?

Have the sensors checked.
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I just wish there was a way to get the whole darn system to go off lol
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Any ideas as far as my lighting goes?
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**AND....
It doesn't have to be the sensors that are bad.
I had put on aftermarket valve caps with the "PT" logo on them.
It seems that I was twisting them on too tight, and one the little "O" rings inside the cap came free and jammed along side the valve, setting off the tire pressure sensor light.
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