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Old 11-10-2009, 12:08 AM   #1
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Can spare wheel/tire affect S-AWD system?

Had a flat tire today (pass rear). I put in the spare and now I get S-AWD warning message that says Service Required. Not only that, the S-AWD display shows bars C and B as well on E (this letters are used in the user manual - page 3-115) when I go over 55 miles and hour.

Has anyone seen this before?
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I've had my factory spare on twice...never had anything like that. I Dont think you should be going over 55 with a spare, but that's just me.
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Old 11-10-2009, 12:18 AM   #3
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If its a ghetto spare rim+tire like the ones you see on hondas.. Yea you shouldn't go over 55..
If the tire/wheel is exactly the same as the other 3 wheels, (check tire specs on sidewall - match them all up) then you should be ok, and it's probably just a tire pressure issue.
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Thank you guys. I used the spare that comes with the car. The Service Required warning is because the spare does not have TPMS. But what has me a bit worried is the S-AWD display. I am going to have to wait until I fix the flat tire and put the OEM wheel back on the car
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Old 11-18-2009, 04:30 PM   #5
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Update. I fixed the flat and replaced the spare with the OEM wheel and tire. The "Service Required" message is gone (because I have the TPMS now); and the S-AWD display showing bars in C and B as well on E is also gone.

This weekend (as just as a test), I am going to replace the rear driver side OEM wheel/tire with the spare and I expect to see "bars" in the S-AWD display A and D

Finally, I have to say that when I took the car to the dealer for the recall, they also performed a S-AWD ECU reflash. This was before my flat tire problem
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Old 11-25-2009, 09:42 PM   #6
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Experiment" concluded. I swapped the rear driver side wheel/tire combo with the spare and the S-AWD shows bars in A and D
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Update. I fixed the flat and replaced the spare with the OEM wheel and tire. The "Service Required" message is gone (because I have the TPMS now); and the S-AWD display showing bars in C and B as well on E is also gone.

This weekend (as just as a test), I am going to replace the rear driver side OEM wheel/tire with the spare and I expect to see "bars" in the S-AWD display A and D

Finally, I have to say that when I took the car to the dealer for the recall, they also performed a S-AWD ECU reflash. This was before my flat tire problem


Sorry to ask this ,but where is the OEM and TPMS located?
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Good info to know in case of a flat.
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good investigation. thanks for sharing.
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