Automatic causes TPMS to malfunction

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I have a 2015 Subaru Outback. As soon as I plug it in, tire pressure monitoring service gives me the "low tire pressure warning". Has anyone else had this happen? Any way to fix it?
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JC Reynolds

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I don't have this issue but using the adapter causes my Airbag light to come on and this renders my airbag safety system useless. They need to look into issues like this it could become a huge liability problem
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Agreed. I'm also worried this may void the electrical warranty on my car. Afraid to ask the dealer though.
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Hi FirstAid84 - I'm exporting your post to our helpdesk system so Tech Support can work with you directly. (Tech Support uses our email support system). 
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I have Automatic Pro and I have been getting TPMS indicator on my dashboards for the past three days. However, I don't see any notification/alert from Automatic? Does Automatic Pro alert the low pressure levels?
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Hi Gupta,

The Automatic adapter can only detect the Check Engine Light, specifically. Other lights, such as air pressure, ABS, or maintenance can't be picked up by the adapter because they are model-specific or proprietary.