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ATEQ Provides TPMS Help With How-To Video

ATEQ TPMS Tools LC has released a new training video on how to perform a stationary tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) relearn procedure on a 2011 Ford Fusion.

Figure 1: Identifying the transmitter activation tool (J-45295) – typical.
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TPMS: 2008 – 2017 Nissan Rogue and Rogue Select

During driving 2008-2017 Nissan Rogue and Rogue Select models at speeds above 25 mph (40 km/h), the low tire pressure warning system receives the signal transmitted from the transmitter installed in each wheel, and gives alarms when the tire pressure becomes low. When the low tire pressure warning system detects low inflation pressure or another unusual symptom, the warning light in the instrument cluster comes on.

Figure 1: Registering the tire pressure sensor (1 of 2).
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TPMS: Kia Sorento 2011-2017

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) on the 2011-2017 Kia Sorento monitors the air pressure in the four road tires with wheel-mounted tire pressure sensors. To do this, the system uses a TPMS receiver, four radio frequency (RF) tire pressure sensors, two warning indicators on the instrument cluster, and a data circuit to perform system functions.

If the Honda’s TPMS detects less than 24 psi, it alerts the driver by turning on the low pressure indicator symbol.
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TPMS: Honda Pilot and Ridgeline, 2005-2016

Whenever the engine is running, the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) control unit continuously monitors all four tires and the system. If it detects less than 24 psi (168 kPa) in a tire, it alerts the driver by turning on the low pressure indicator, turning on the appropriate tire(s) indicator on the multi-information display, and setting a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) in the control unit.

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A Worrying Aspect of TPMS Innovation

To say that over the past few years tire safety has become one of the most important (and some would say, very focused) aspects of the market in Europe would be a complete understatement.

Figure 1: Exploded view of a clamp-in style tire pressure sensor. Illustrations courtesy of General Motors Corp.
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TPMS: GM/Cadillac Escalade Series: 2007-16

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) on 2007 to 2016 GM/Cadillac Escalade Series system uses the remote control door lock receiver (RCDLR), body control module (BCM), four radio frequency (RF) transmitting pressure sensors, and the serial data circuit to perform the sensor learn mode functions.

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