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Tire Pressure Light On after 1 day of purchasing the car

Tire Pressure Light On after 1 day of purchasing the car

Just picked up my new Tesla Sunday afternoon and my tire pressure light has already come on this evening. Has anyone had this problem? After I drive it for awhile the tire pressure light goes off but then it comes on again.

riceuguy | June 17, 2013

Is it the Tire Pressure Warning or the indicator that the TPMS system needs service? They are two different warnings.

SCCRENDO | June 17, 2013

Common problem. Happened to me. It's a faulty sensor. Take it in and they'll change out the sensor. Changed the sensor 6 weeks. Problem solved

SCCRENDO | June 17, 2013

I assume its the sensor warning. If its a tire pressure warning check your tire pressures. They know all about the sensor issue.

ariwass | June 17, 2013

It's the tire pressure warning sensor. Thank you guys for responding to my post so quickly! I greatly appreciate your feedback and comments. :)

riceuguy | June 17, 2013

Yep...many of us had that issue. Mine still occasionally pops up even now after it's been serviced, but pretty rarely now.

kback | June 18, 2013

I've had the same problem. I was told that most cases have turned out not to be due to a faulty sensor, and that the next firmware update should fix it. Update installed last night. We'll see if it's fixed.

keichhor | June 18, 2013

I had it too. Went away after 10 mins of driving. Tesla Service said it is fine.

kback | June 18, 2013

Firmware update installed last night. Still 4.5, but a newer version. TPMS warning has not come on, though it's been intermittent in the past. Hopefully it's fixed, but if not, I'll head to service at some point and get sensor swapped out. Very minor problem, and only problem I've had with my incredible Model S. Still grinning!