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Tire Tech Information - Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems Servicing


valve's resistance to gentle bending confirms its design. The presence of aluminum valve stems (shown below left) bolted through the wheels normally indicates the vehicle uses a direct TPMS in which pressure sensors/transmitters are attached to the wheels. Aluminum Valve Sensor Ford Banded Sensor However…

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Do You Need TPMS Sensors?

Do You Need TPMS Sensors?


…required to come equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System. A majority of the vehicles come with a battery powered sensor attached to the wheel on the opposite side of the valve stem. Now that the law has been in effect for five years, we're starting to see some of the systems in need of replacement…

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Frequently Asked Questions About Tire Pressure Sensors

Frequently Asked Questions About Tire Pressure Sensors


…a deflating tire, most use a battery powered sensor (based in the base of the valve stem assembly) to give the most accurate read of your tire pressure. When replacing tires or wheels and tires as a complete package, the presence of these remote sensors can require a few extra steps in the purchase…

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Buying Black Wheels? Complete the Look with Black TPMS Sensor/Valve Parts

Buying Black Wheels? Complete the Look with Black TPMS Sensor/Valve Parts


…seeing a nice set of black wheels only to have your eyes wander to the bright silver valve stem. These silver valve parts look out of place on a black aftermarket wheel. Tire Rack offers an optional black TPMS sensor / valve part kit for $2.99 per wheel. Therefore, when you order black wheels like the O.Z…

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Tire Tech Information - Tips on Mounting Run-Flat Tires


…Attempting to reuse the original rubber grommet, valve core and retaining nut may also result in an air leak. Note: A standard brass valve core used in an aluminum tire pressure sensor valve stem will experience galvanic corrosion and the brass valve core will eventually

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Be Safe in Your 2011 Hyundai Sonata

Be Safe in Your 2011 Hyundai Sonata


…(TPMS) The 2011 Hyundai Sonata uses valve-stem mounted TPMS sensors that must be initialized by the dealer to function. We can install sensors ($57* or $64* ea) purchased as part of a Winter / Snow Tire & Whee for free, but your dealer must initialize your sensors in the fall and spring as your summer…

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Keep Cruising in Your Toyota FJ Cruiser

Keep Cruising in Your Toyota FJ Cruiser


…those better weather days. Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Toyota uses valve-stem mounted direct TPMS sensors which are $71* each. Your Toyota dealer must initialize your winter sensors as well as your summer sensors when your second set of tires is installed in the spring. Winter / Snow Tire…

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Winter / Snow Tires Keep Sienna Drivers Safe


valve stem-mounted TPMS sensors, so sensors will need to be installed in your car wheels for the TPMS to function. Since TPMS sensors have unique serial numbers, your Toyota dealer will have to initialize your "winter" sensors in the fall and your "summer" sensors in the spring. Original Equipment sensors

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Don't Hibernate Your Camaro

Don't Hibernate Your Camaro


…brakes. Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Your Camaro uses a valve-stem-mounted Direct TPMS. O.E. sensors are $50* each and installation is part of our standard mounting and balancing. Your Camaro won't automatically learn the new sensors but you can initialize them yourself by following the instructions…

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Keep Your Fusion Moving Even When It's Freezing: Winter / Snow Tires for the New Ford Fusion

Keep Your Fusion Moving Even When It's Freezing: Winter / Snow Tires for the New Ford Fusion


…packed snow, ice and dry roads. Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Ford uses the valve stem direct TPMS system, which you can purchase sensors for $32 per wheel. Your Fusion won't automatically learn the new sensor codes, therefore a Ford dealer will have to initialize them as you switch back and forth…

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Make Your 2010+ Outback Even Better in the Snow


…Each wheel has a valve stem-mounted TPMS sensor that you can run with or without for winter driving. If you decide to run without the TPMS sensors, you'll see a warning light, but there are no functional issues associated with the light. And if you're in need of O.E. TPMS sensors, we have them available…

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Snow Tires for Your 2005-2011 Porsche 911


…continue to use these sizes. Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Each wheel has a valve stem-mounted TPMS sensor that you can run with or without for winter driving. If you decide to run without the TPMS sensors, you'll see a warning light, but there are no functional issues associated with the light…

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