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Old 05-22-15, 09:27 AM   #1
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Is it possible to permanently turn off the TPMS without affecting other functions?
I tried every suggestions, played with the buttons, deflate/inflate reset, etc etc but the dang light is still on. My mechanic hooked up the computer and tells me there's no communication with one of the sensors. I check my tires often so I really don't need TPMS.
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Old 05-22-15, 10:17 AM   #2
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Seems like less work to simply replace it. And it's hard to check your tires when you're driving and your tire is going flat. The TPMS will at least give you an advance warning that something's not right.
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It may not be the problem, but if you have a full size spare, be sure to check that TPM.
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Just do a search. I have disabled mine and I have also added a rocker switch to easily turn it back on.
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Can you just press the 2nd switch, near passenger footwell?
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Can you just press the 2nd switch, near passenger footwell?
No, that won't work because the TPMS control module is always expecting the signals (either the main or the 2). So, you need to fool the TPMS module.

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http://www.clublexus.com/forums/es35...o-disable.html
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Trust me folks. I've checked all tires including the spare, played with main/spare switch, deflated the tires one at a time to 19 then inflate, etc etc. Darn light is still on.

Thanks GCL! So just to make sure, this disables the TPMS only, correct?
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Yes, all it does is turn off the light. The TPMS is still operational. As mentioned, you can add a switch to easily turn the light back on and off.
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