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How to select compatible TPMS sensors and tools

Programmable sensors are a fantastic option for simplifying TPMS service and programming tools don’t have to be complicated.

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How TPMS sensors broadcast vital information

Understanding the signal patterns, frequencies and wake-up behaviors involved is key for effective diagnosis and repair.

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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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How to avoid TPMS sensor signal transmission limitations

Focus on tool positioning, try not to block the signal, avoid RF clashing and double-check the make, model, year and frequency.

Hamaton is heading to Germany for The Tire Cologne trade show

Hamaton’s team will be on hand to demonstrate products including its NFC sensors and dedicated TPMS app and BLE TPMS sensors.

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Tesla Model 3 TPMS service

Resetting and programming TPMS sensors for a Tesla is a lot like any other vehicle, and the challenge is still the same: keeping the light off.

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Continental introduces digital tool to check truck tire health

Continental said it’s allowing fleets and truck drivers to test the system for free and users can configure up to five vehicles.

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Three cures for the most common TPMS customer complaints

After nearly two decades of existence, some key difficulties remain when it comes to TPMS service procedures and tools. 

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Reading what you can’t see: TPMS sensor signals

TPMS sensor signals are low power and low frequency, with most sensors transmitting at 315MHz or 433MHz.

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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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Magna Tyres launches in-house TPMS

Among other things, Magna TPMS monitors distance traveled and the hours a tire has been used.

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Bridgestone surpasses 200 million tire pressure readings in ’23

This marks the company’s highest annual total of tire pressure readings to date across its TBR and OTR businesses.

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