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Is the future of TPMS technology blue(tooth)?

TPMS hasn’t changed much since it was mandated in 2007, but Bluetooth sensors could be a welcome update for drivers and shops.

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Understanding TPMS sensor signal transmission limitations

When testing a TPMS sensor with an LF tool, is the response time an indicator of remaining battery life?

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Maximizing Motorcycle Safety and Performance with TPMS

While TPMS has been mandated for passenger vehicles in the U.S. and other countries, motorcycles are not yet a part of this legislation.

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The Real Value of TPMS Retrofit Kits

The market offers various kit types catering to diverse needs and preferences.

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Check These Things When a Vehicle Comes in for TPMS Service

By performing these checks, you can avoid any misunderstandings that can lead to less than premium service.

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Do Airless Tires Mean TPMS is a Thing of the Past?

Collecting data from tires won’t go away if the air does.

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Replacing Rubber, Snap-In TPMS Valves During Tire Service

Over the past several years, many vehicle manufacturers have started moving away from aluminum clamp-in valve stems and switching to rubber snap-in valve stems instead. The main reason for this switch is that aluminum clamp-in stems are more susceptible to corrosion than their rubber counterparts; especially in certain climates and locations where the valve stem

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The Costly TPMS Mistake You Don’t Want to Make

Programmable TPMS sensors revolutionized TPMS. They are a huge benefit to shops looking to increase inventory turns and are a saving grace during these times of extreme part proliferation. However, a very common and costly mistake at the shop level is confusing “programming” a sensor with to “relearning” the vehicle. Programming does not equal relearning.

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Adding Retrofit TPMS Kits to Older or Non-Equipped Vehicles

If a vehicle was not originally equipped with TPMS, the driver has the option to add it by using a retrofit kit.

2021’s Top TPMS Stories

Take a look at some of our most read TPMS topics this year.

TPMS Tool Proliferation: Why It Happens, How to Avoid it

As shops continue to explore their options for programmable sensor partners and decrease their sensor inventory, they now find themselves collecting multiple programming tools along the way.

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Investing in TPMS Tools

The TPMS tools you invest in can either make or break the efficiency of your shop’s TPMS program.

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