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Frequently Asked Questions About Tire Pressure Sensors

Frequently Asked Questions About Tire Pressure Sensors


…Why does my installer charge a "TPMS" service fee for installing new tires? Many of our Recommended Installers will charge a TPMS service fee as part of new tire installation. When the old tire is being removed from your existing wheel, it's best to remove the TPMS sensor (and the attached valve stem…

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FAQ - WHEELS


WHEELS * Can I reuse my Original Equipment (O.E.) TPMS sensors instead of buying new sensors when I purchase new wheels? * How do you know what wheel fits my vehicle? * What is the purpose of centering rings? Are they required? * What does offset mean? How does it relate to backspacing? * Why do I need…

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How Does TPMS Work?

How Does TPMS Work?


…provide TPMS as Original Equipment on model year 2008 and newer vehicles. Even though these systems are very prolific in the marketplace, there is still a lot of confusion about how the systems work and what needs to be done when buying new sensors. In my previous blog post, "What About TPMS Sensors…

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TPMS Warning Light: Know What it Means


…systems (TPMS). It had a large picture of a symbol I'm used to seeing in the tire industry, but it seems the consumer is far less aware of its meaning. The article goes on to reveal that Shrader (a large manufacture of TPMS systems) did a study that found a third of drivers didn't know what it meant…

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FAQ - TIRES


…do you know what tire fits my vehicle? * What is the proper air pressure for my tires? * Can I mount non-run-flat tires on my stock wheels even if my vehicle came with run-flat tires as Original Equipment? * Why cant I use run-flat tires without a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)? * How can I…

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TireRack.com - About - Tech Center


…& Wheel Package How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions Hydroplaning Resistance...What Direction Should Your Tires Go? Hydroplaning: The Role Tires Play Load Range/Ply Rating Identification Manufacturer Tire Aging / Service Life Bulletins Match Mounting to Enhance Tire & Wheel Uniformity…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems Servicing


…Systems Servicing Lea esta pgina en espaol You may want to take a copy of this article to the service center when replacing the tires on your vehicle or when having its tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) serviced. It might provide some tips not covered by the tire changer's normal service procedures…

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Tire Tech Information - Tips on Mounting Run-Flat Tires


…to the service center when replacing the tires on your vehicle or when having its tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) serviced. It might provide some tips not covered by the tire changer's normal service procedures. Click here for tips on servicing tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). While most…

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Wheel Tech - Wheels for Competition or Track Use


…a Friend ] Wheel Tech Information Additional Wheel Tech Articles State TPMS Regulations -- Wheel Information -- Alloy vs. Steel Wheels in Winter Tire & Wheel Packages Bolt Pattern Centerbore Finishes and Care How We Know What Fits How to Install Your Tire & Wheel Package Offset Performance Benefits…

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FAQ - GIFT CERTIFICATES


…offer free shipping? * What will my shipping charges be? DEALER INQUIRIES * Are dealer accounts available? WHEELS * Can I reuse my Original Equipment (O.E.) TPMS sensors instead of buying new sensors when I purchase new wheels? * How do you know what wheel fits my vehicle? * What is the purpose of centering…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (Direct vs. Indirect)


…& Wheel Package How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions Hydroplaning Resistance...What Direction Should Your Tires Go? Hydroplaning: The Role Tires Play Load Range/Ply Rating Identification Manufacturer Tire Aging / Service Life Bulletins Match Mounting to Enhance Tire & Wheel Uniformity…

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Tire Tech Information - Driving on Flat Run-Flat Tires


…Consult your vehicle owners manual to determine what you should expect. Vehicle handling with run-flat tires at zero pressure is different than at full pressure, too. Aggressive acceleration, cornering and braking should be avoided, as well as any unusual service conditions such as carrying heavy loads or…

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