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rx8 tire pressure sensors
Submitted by Lrx8fan on Sunday, December 3, 2006 - 8:00am

Hello everybody. I'm a new member to the site. I have a question for rx8 owners. I have a 2004 automatic rx8 that I changed the factory wheels on. I put after-market wheels on it and for the past 2 plus years the tire-pressure sensor blinking light has been driving me crazy. I've asked the service dept. at the dealer if the light can be disabled and have been told no. I think it sucks that just because I didn't want to put Mazda's overpriced wheels on my car I have this annoying stupid flashing warning light that never goes off. I've even place a piece of black tape over the light. I would appreciate it if someone could help me with this question.

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Tire Pressure sensor
December 17, 2006 - 4:10pm
I changed my wheels over to custom wheels but kept the valve stems with the pressure sensors. I would suggest putting the valve stems with the pressur sensors back instead of defeating the signal. My wheels have black lugs and the stem was black. I painted a set of OEM valve stems to match and installed those. It is much better than the tire pressure alarm signal light on at all times.
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December 8, 2006 - 4:11pm
Welcome to the club. When I put on my winter
wheels and tires I share the same experience.
Go to RX8CLUB.COM, I believe I saw the fix there;
however, it's not easy and requires removal of the
console and parts of the dash. It requires removal
of a wire. Don't go pulling your dash apart without
the exact instructions.
There is information in the "Do it yourself forum", on page
four. The thread is titled "Cover that TPMS light".
It has some information there.
For now I live with this six months a year.
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