2013 Town & Country Tire Pressure

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Old 09-12-14, 06:09 AM
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2013 Town & Country Tire Pressure

Second time the tire pressure monitor has gone off. Last time it went away after the car sat a bit and I restarted it. Not this time. Checked the tires and they're all good so I'm guessing it might be a problem with the monitor itself. How hard is this to replace?
 
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You could be looking at a costly repair. Is the vehicle still under warranty ?
 
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The ones on my jeep are extra sensitive, a 2lb drop in air pressure will turn on the idiot light. It might not take much to set yours off.
 
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Would it still be under warranty? I guess not, or you wouldn't be asking, but there may be a tech bulletin of some sort on it.
 
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As marksr says it doesn't take much on some vehicles with TPM systems to throw on the light. Even minor variation of 2 PSI between tires can cause it on some vehicles. Did you check the pressures with a digital tire gauge? If not I would do that as a next step to confirm that your issue is not something as simple as that.
 
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The light went away again.
The car has a CPE warranty with a $100 warranty. Since the part I've seen online is significantly less than that, if I can do it myself, it saves me some time.
 
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Have you checked the air pressure right after the light comes on? Tire pressure can change with both air and tire temperature changes.
 
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Are you past the factory three year 36,000 mile warranty? If not, take it to the dealer.
 
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