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yodudebc

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2011 3:33:44 AM

And do you rely on them?
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55Russ
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 1:24:07 AM

No
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 12:32:32 AM

yes
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2014 7:10:00 PM

Yes, but I still check regularly
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55Russ
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 1:23:43 PM

No
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 12:08:28 PM

yes
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 11:44:03 AM

no
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yodudebc
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 10:40:09 AM

yes
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gvan
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 9:52:00 AM

I have them on one vehicle but I wish they would improve the technology. Apparently the batteries powering the TPMS will only last a few years and then you have to replace the whole unit. That can get expensive.
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 3:49:15 AM

no
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GustheCat2
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 2:22:08 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 1:49:40 AM

Yes
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probedude2
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 1:11:13 AM

nope, missed it by one model year
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 12:42:10 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 9:52:52 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 9:03:23 PM

Yes
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 12:39:52 PM

no
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 12:39:02 PM

Yes
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yodudebc
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 10:59:08 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Sep 23, 2014 1:01:25 PM

no
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Message Posted: Sep 23, 2014 12:36:17 PM

Yes
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 6:07:24 PM

Yes
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Ratso
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 6:57:18 AM

Yes on both vehicles. I just use the readings as a reference...not an actual tire pressure. It's pretty accurate though.
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CaptainAnhyzer
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 1:25:39 AM

yes

[Edited by: CaptainAnhyzer at 9/15/2014 1:25:46 AM EST]
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yodudebc
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 12:36:41 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 12:17:48 PM

no
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 11:41:56 AM

No
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47pickup
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 11:40:55 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 9:05:04 AM

no
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 8:41:09 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 11:08:54 AM

no
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yodudebc
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 10:47:46 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 7:31:54 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 7:30:08 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 4:02:19 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 2:20:35 AM

No. You can not rely on them. You can not replace just one. You have to replace all 4 at a price around $600.
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jl1rp
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 2:11:16 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Sep 7, 2014 8:15:43 PM

No. and I'm fine with that.
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GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: Sep 7, 2014 7:59:40 PM

Both car and SUV have them but neither displays actual tire pressure the way the aftermarket TPMS on my travel trailer does.

The idiot light TPMS illuminates at about 70% of the pressure present when the system was last reset. So if normal pressure is 35 PSI the idiot light waits until about 25 PSI before warning you. Thats unacceptable to me. Its an example of what happens when you let the government think for you.

So what I do is decide where I want to be notified, say 30 PSI, and divide that by 0.7 = 42.8 PSI. So I put 43 PSI in my tires, RESET the TPMS, drive around a few minutes, and then let the pressures back down to 35 PSI.
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Message Posted: Sep 7, 2014 7:42:26 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Sep 7, 2014 7:38:23 PM

Yes.
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Message Posted: Sep 7, 2014 7:00:42 PM

Yes
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2014 1:09:31 AM

my pick-up does
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Cirdan
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2014 12:57:47 AM

Several in a row now.

Strangely enough, my last car, a Nissan Rogue had endless problems with the tire sensors causing a leak. I was constantly having to top up the air pressure.
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2014 12:20:00 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 4:05:33 PM

Yes
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yodudebc
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 2:14:29 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 9:15:24 AM

NO
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 9:58:27 PM

Yes
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2014 8:36:14 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2014 7:08:27 PM

yes
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