Toyota RAV4: If you have a flat tire (vehicles with run-flat tires) - Essential information - When trouble arises - Toyota RAV4 Owner's ManualToyota RAV4: If you have a flat tire (vehicles with run-flat tires)

Take your vehicle to the nearest Toyota dealer or authorized tire dealer as soon as possible.

■ Run-flat tires (A “RFT” or “DSST” mark is molded on the sidewall)

You can continue driving a

You can continue driving a vehicle with run-flat tires even if any tire goes flat. It is possible to run for a maximum of 100 miles (160 km) at a speed below 55 mph (90 km/h) after the tire pressure warning light comes on.

■In some condition (such as at high temperatures)

You cannot continue driving for up to 100 miles (160 km).

■If you cannot distinguish between the standard tires and run-flat tires

Consult your Toyota dealer.

■For the detailed information on run-flat tires

See the tire warranty book.

■When replacing the tires
When removing or fitting the wheels, tires or the tire pressure warning valve and transmitter, contact your Toyota dealer as the tire pressure warning valve and transmitter may be damaged if not handled correctly.

■To avoid damaging the tire pressure warning valves and transmitters
Do not use liquid sealants on flat tires.

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