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Acronym for Tire Pressure Monitoring System

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TPMS sensor replacement in 2010 Prius

I have a 2010 Toyota Prius and one or more of the factory tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) sensors have failed (probably due to age) and I want to replace them with (cheaper) aftermarket sensors ...
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Can you add a fifth TPMS sensor to a GMC Savana 3500?

I have a small truck built on a 2013 GMC Savana 3500 cutaway. I recently got new tires and the tire shop saved the best of the old tires so I could have a spare. I ordered an new wheel to install the ...
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Ford Fiest 2015 Menu button locked

I have a 2015 ford fiesta and the menu button does not work, the radio does, the OK button seems responsive. Is there any kind of 'Child lock' on the menu button or other reason it might not work? ...
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TPMS Light Coming On Incorrectly

Since owning my 2017 Mazda 3 -- I've had the TPMS light come on a total of four times in four months, three of which were false alarms, one of which was genuine. I regularly check my tyre pressures at ...
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Faulty TPMS what can I do?

basically I bought my Peugeot 207cc last year(make from 2010). The dealership sold it with a faulty TPMS . I have now changed the faulty TPMS and the light still comes up. What can it be? The garage ...
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Why is my TPMS light solid after replacing all 4 sensors, reprogramming and verifying proper psi in live data?

2009 Toyota Camry SE V6. I replaced all 4 sensors after 1 died. I reprogrammed using my Autel MK808BT for the new sensors ID's AND verified each tire is reporting ~34 psi in the live data. However, ...
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After Market Tire Pressure Monitoring System Question

I have looked into the ways that various types of tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) work. It seems that the typical factory installed active monitoring systems use pressure sensors that are ...
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Does TPMS warning cause ABS and ESC codes in Chevrolet HHR?

My neighbor is elderly and I am assisting with her 2009 Chevrolet HHR, 2.2L non-panel. The cluster is showing warnings and messages for the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Antilock Brakes ...
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Turn Off TPMS Warning - Nissan Pathfinder'19

I've just changed to winter tires on our '19 Pathfinder. In previous years I've just had the tires switched onto rims but this year I've used an older set of rims. Unfortunately, I was busy when my ...
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How to reset the TPMS Warning light on 2018 Hyundai Elantra

The TPMS warning light came on on my wife's 2018 Elantra. One tire was slightly below the trigger level and I easily pumped it back up. However the warning light still refuses to go out even after ...
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Why does a TPMS alert go off after replacing tires?

I have a 2015 Honda CRV. I just got my tires replaced. After driving a few miles, the TPMS alert goes off and keeps going off even after I've reset the alert. I've checked my tires several times ...
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Can I run higher psi tires than the car manufacturer recommends? If so can I reset the tpms?

I have a 2013 Toyota Sequoia Platinum that I bought used primarily as a tow car. The tires that came on the Sequoia were Michelin 275 55 R20 111H which appeared to be in good shape. However, first ...
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tpms issues on 2009 jeep liberty

Tpms on all 4 tired of my daughter’s 2009 jeep liberty gave been replaced by the tire store but 3 read 0 and one reads - - - mechanic said it should reset after driving 10-15 minutes and that was 2 ...
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Rotated tires, now alerted to tire pressure low

Honda Accord 2020 I had my tires rotated at 5k miles at dealer. When I brought vehicle home, it alerted tire pressure. I manually checked tire pressure, all good. I reset, I believe, according to ...
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TPMS broken after valve replacement

I dropped my Caravan off at the shop for a slow leak. When I picked it up they told me it was from a leaking valve stem. Then they said I had to replace the TPMS or the light would stay on the dash. ...
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I was told my TPMS was bad after work being done

I took my 2011 Ram 1500 and had oil change, 2 recalls fixed and had 4 new tires put on. Upon completion on everything but the 4 wheel alignment they came out and told me I had a TPMS sensor that was ...
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TPMS sensor issue after work performed

Last week I had purchased 4 new tires, new brakes, new battery at my local Firestone dealer all on the same visit. After the work was done I drove back home. When I started up the car the next day, my ...
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Wrong Tire Pressure After Walmart Installation. Intentional?

I bought set of BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 all-seasons listed as new, and just had them installed at my local Walmart Auto Care Center. Service time was 2 hours and 20 minutes (is that normal?). Front ...
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Why would a TPMS sensor start working again?

I have a 2008 Toyota RAV4. One day, the TPMS warning light came on. I then checked the pressure in all of my tires, including the spare. All were ~34 psig, which is plenty of pressure. I went to a ...
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TPMS sensor problem

I have a MAZDA 6 (2010). In general, I do not have any issues with my car. However, sometimes, I get annoying TPMS warning light. This warning light turns ON very rarely and randomly. Usually, it ...
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How do you perform the TPMS relearn procedure for Honda?

My daughter has a 2009 Honda Fit Sport with a TPMS system. The TPMS light is lit on her dash. What I want to know is: How do you perform the relearn procedure? Will a TPMS fault show up through OBDII ...
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TPMS Replacement

I am replacing rim and tires (26,000 miles on tires) on my 2016 Ford F150. About 3 months ago my right rear was showing 22 lbs and I reset the TPMS and it was showing 35 but when hot it is showing 39 ...
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Tire sensor dangling from rear of car

We have a 2014 Mini Cooper Countryman S All4 and I noticed some kind of sensor dangling down near the rear of the car: Sensor is blue-circled part Something that looks like a "holder clip" is orange-...
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Is TPMS replacement required when flat is repaired?

went in for flat repair, they replaced TPMS valve, told me required by law, I'm calling BS whats the real deal? thanks
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Nissan Altima 2011 TPMS light on

I have one Altima 2011 S Sedan with 48000 miles. Yesterday, I went to one Mavis tire shop to replace 4 new tires. After I drove back home, I found that the valve cap of the left front tire (driver's ...
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How often do TPMS sensors report?

How often do Tire Pressure Managemnt System (TPMS) sensors report? Is it a standard value? If not, what's the general range? Also, each sensor has its own ID, correct? Not one ID per vehicle?
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tires with TPMS. Why do they behave like this?

Upon mounting snow wheels (meaning tires + rims + aftermarket TPMS valves) to my 2015 Suzuki Vitara, I have had to drive at above city speed levels for some 10-15 minutes in order for the TPM ECU to ...
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Radio static with wheels at certain position

I have a 2002 TJ wrangler and the FM radio has a severe static problem. When the vehicle is in motion, there is a pulsing static that increases in frequency the faster I'm going, as if it is the ...
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Did Mechanics break my TPMS?

Preface, I have a 2009 Honda Fit Sport, bought used last year from a reputable dealer. I'm clueless about car things, and had the same mechanic for 15 years. But he recently disappeared, so i had to ...
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Reset TPM system on 2005 Toyota Corolla

Recently, my daughter told me the tire pressure monitor (TPM) light had come on in our 2005 Toyota Corolla (USA model). We checked the tires and found that one was indeed a bit low, and we brought it ...
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TPMS sensor on tires for 2010 Nissan Altima

I've got a 2010 Nissan Altima and I'm trying to figure out if the TPMS gasket is part of the tire itself or not. Story: got front tires replaced at Midas. The one that needed replacing was leaking ...
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Is it normal both TPMS sensors fail just after changing tires?

I had the rear pair of tires of my 2006 Toyota Prius changed recently. Both were already bald and one was also leaky. The Tire Pressure Measure Sensors were pointing correctly that the leaky tire ...
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Tyre Pressure monitoring system

How does TPMS work in real time, both the direct and indirect versions. A diagram of the device should help.
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TPMS Rebuild Kit - Do I need it for a normal tire change if I don't have TPMS problems?

I'm shopping around for new tires, and at least one vendor is adding a "TPMS Rebuild Kit" to the cart by default. For a set of 4 tires, this adds $30 to the out-the-door cost. However, the item can be ...
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Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) valve broken

The tire inflating valve was broken in the middle, Do I have to replace the whole TPMS part or just have to replace the valve, since I do not think my tire pressure sensor has problem. My car is a ...
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Intermittent TPMS Light

My TPMS light (not the tire icon, the textual light) has come on as of late, then turned off for a couple of days, then on, and now off again. The tire pressure in all four tires is OK. As I ...
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What components make the Honda tire pressure system work?

I had to have a tire repaired today on a new 2013 Honda Accord. When the tire was repaired for a puncture, I saw nothing that looked to me like a tire pressure monitoring system inside the wheel or on ...
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Tire pressure warning when pressure is ok

The low tire pressure warning light has recently come (and stayed) on in my 2009 Jeep Wrangler. The pressure in all 5 tires (spare also) is at the proper level. Any suggestions as to what the problem ...
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