TPMS sensors have an internal battery. If the battery power is low, it can cause TPMS problems. When you have your tires changed, have them check your TPMS sensors and replace as needed. If you are worried about future problems it would be a good time to replace all of the sensors. When the battery […]
If the TPMS sensors are not the right ones for your vehicle, then they probably wont work as the run on different frequency’s. The TPMS tool also wont read the sensors unless the proper vehicle is selected in the tool menu. If they are aftermarket sensors, the may be set up to a new vehicle […]
You can purchase a set of replacement sensors and have them installed in your extra set of wheel assemblies. When the extra set of wheel assemblies are mounted to the vehicle, the TPMS sensors may have to be relearned to the vehicle’s computer. Also, when the original set of wheel assemblies are reinstalled on the […]
The vehicle placard is normally located on the drivers inside door jam or door. It contains information including the vehicle manufacturer’s recommended tire pressure, tire size and the maximum load you should have in your vehicle. The recommended tire pressure may also be found in the vehicle owner’s manual.
Tires should be inflated to the vehicle manufacturer’s recommendation as found on the vehicle tire information door placard. Do not fill the tire to the pressure listed on the sidewall, this is the maximum allowable tire pressure for the tire.
Many things can affect tire pressure. Ambient temperature changes will cause tire pressures to change. Tire pressures will drop about 1 psi for every 10°F drop in ambient temperature. Tire problems and damage such as punctures, and corroded or cracked rims can also cause tires to loose pressure. Tires can lose as much as 1.5 […]
The TPMS light can come on in two different ways with two different meanings: TPMS warning light comes ON and stays ON One or more of your tires may have a low-pressure condition. Inspect all of your tires and check the air pressure. The correct air pressure for your vehicle can be found on the […]
No it is against the law to disable a TPMS system. Under 49 U.S.C. 30122(b), “A manufacturer, distributor, dealer or motor vehicle repair business may not knowingly make inoperative any part of a device or element of design installed on or in a motor vehicle or motor vehicle equipment in compliance with an applicable motor […]
Check the FAQ page for an answer to your problem. If there is no answer there, leave a comment at the bottom of the main TPMS Tire Pressure Light Reset Procedures page. Include the year, make and model of your vehicle along with a description of the problem. We will reply to your comment with […]