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Toyota Sienna, Wheels, Van
Sep 02, 2002 (7:33 pm)
Did you wait until all of the idiot lights turned off after first switching the ignition on?
Sep 02, 2002 (7:57 pm)
Hmmm...what do you mean by "idiot lights turned off" I followed the instructions in my manual and parked my car, put the transmission in Park, and engaged the parking brake.
I then shut off the engine to the "off" position. Next, I turn the key to the "on" position, wait for the ABS, tire pressure, and Airbag to go off before pressing the "Set Tire Presssure" button for upwards of 30 seconds...
The result it nothing. I do not see any flashing tire pressure indicator light...
Sep 02, 2002 (9:11 pm)
ok, you have the "off" position then "acc" position and then "on" position. make sure that you switch to "on" position and not the "acc" position.
you have to press and hold down the button until you see the light flash (3x) inside your instrument cluster and then let go of the button.
it takes a while for the light to flash so be patient. if it doesnt flash by one minute, then you have a problem - it's probably defective!
Sep 02, 2002 (10:22 pm)
Hmmm...yea...I put the key in the "on" position when I perform this task... The "on" position is when the oil and battery light stays on as well as the radio...
And yea... I also press and hold the set button for upwards of 30 seconds before I release it...but I don't see any flashing...
I guess I will try pressing it for a full minute...and see what happens
But mind you...the tire pressure light comes on for 3 seconds, just like the ABS indicator light when I turn the key to the "on" position
Sep 03, 2002 (12:09 pm)
sounds like you are doing everything right. just make sure you press the button all the way down.
if it still doesn't work, then you may need to visit the dealer.
#10 of 14 Same Problem
Sep 08, 2002 (6:19 pm)
My 98 LE has been doing the same thing. Light always comes ON after 20 miles of driving. Won't reset. It started when I had my 2 front tires replaced. I figured out that it is "sensing" falsely because I have two sets of Michelins with different tread designs. Just a thought...
Sep 08, 2002 (8:42 pm)
just make sure you press and hold it down until it flashes 3 times and that will solve your problem
Sep 08, 2002 (9:06 pm)
Tried that a thousand times...instruction on the manual was pretty straight forward.
Sep 09, 2002 (7:56 am)
check your tire pressures, if all are correct - either your sensor is busted or it's coz you replaced 2 different tires on the front and the front/rear tires are rotating at different speeds and it triggers the light.
Sep 09, 2002 (6:10 pm)
I agree with you...one of those or the combination of both.