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'07 RAV 4. Besides the light staying on, does not having TPMS on the rims affect the 4wd and stability control ?? I am looking to install new rims without TPMS for summer.
 

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No it shouldn't have any effect on the other systems.
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Absolutely correct.
But remember, if your state inspection is due over the summer, get the inspection done before changing to the non TPMS setup, because in NY state it is a safety violation to disable TPMS on cars that came with it from the factory. Some people who have summer (or winter) setups without TPMS get the inspection early that first year so that in following years it is due right before changing over to the non TPMS setup.
 

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Absolutely correct.
But remember, if your state inspection is due over the summer, get the inspection done before changing to the non TPMS setup, because in NY state it is a safety violation to disable TPMS on cars that came with it from the factory. Some people who have summer (or winter) setups without TPMS get the inspection early that first year so that in following years it is due right before changing over to the non TPMS setup.
I ran my '08 RAV4 through the winter with rims without sensors and the ABS and stability control worked just fine. Of course, I had to put some tape over the darn light until I put the factory wheels back on.

Where did you get the info about NYS inspection? I searched the NYS DMV website and could find no reference to tpms. Here is their list of inspection items: http://www.nydmv.state.ny.us/broch/c-50.htm
 

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I first looked into this question more than 3 years ago when I first got my 06 Rav. For the life of me I cannot remember where I read or heard it. There is a lot of info on the site below, but I couldn't find anything about inspection. It may have just been in a conversation with a repair shop. I decided against a winter/summer setup, so it was never an issue for me. Ask your repair shop about it. Maybe my memory is wrong, or maybe my repair shop was wrong.
http://www.tireindustry.org/government/tpms_comments.asp
 

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I first looked into this question more than 3 years ago when I first got my 06 Rav. For the life of me I cannot remember where I read or heard it. There is a lot of info on the site below, but I couldn't find anything about inspection. It may have just been in a conversation with a repair shop. I decided against a winter/summer setup, so it was never an issue for me. Ask your repair shop about it. Maybe my memory is wrong, or maybe my repair shop was wrong.
http://www.tireindustry.org/government/tpms_comments.asp
I found the same link while searching. I know the owner of a local repair shop and he'll tell me the straight story. I wouldn't put it past NY to have a "unique" law against tampering with TPMS or anything else. We can't pass a reasonable budget, but we sure can pass a lot of stupid laws. Thanks for the reply.
 

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Let me know what he says. I just had mine inspected a few weeks ago. Funny thing is, my sticker won't stay attached.
Thanks for posting the NYS inspection info. As I was poking around I found info about defective stickers.
http://www.nydmv.state.ny.us/vehsafe.htm#safeinspect
About a quarter the way down the page it actually says there are some stickers that won't stay attached. I'll be stopping in the shop soon to see if they can replace it.
 
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