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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Continental Enforces Its TPMS Patents

Continental Automotive Systems Inc., Hamaton Automotive Technology Co. Ltd. and JohnDow Industries Inc. have agreed to settle patent infringement claims alleged by Continental on May 6, 2016, in U.S. District Court.

Figure 1: Identifying tire pressure sensor components. (Illustrations courtesy of Chrysler Corp.)
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TPMS: Chrysler/Jeep Wrangler – 2011-15

This tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) on 2011-2015 Chrysler/Jeep Wranglers consists of sensors attached to each wheel through the valve stem mounting hole, a wireless control module (WCM) and a yellow TPMS telltale lamp.

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Bartec Updates TPMS Tool Software

Bartec USA LLC has updated its tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) tool software. Release 55 can be downloaded to any Bartec tool.

Figure 3: Aligning the rib in the sensor to the valve stem.
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TPMS: 2014-2016 Chrysler/Dodge Dart

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) in 2014-2016 Chrysler/Dodge Darts monitors air pressure in the four road tires (excludes spare). Pressure in the spare tire is monitored in case of a matching spare with sensor. Sensor transmissions occur if there is a significant change in pressure.

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5 Money-Making, Business-Improving Tips From the 2017 K&M Tire Meeting

As independent tire dealers battle the competition, they often search for the one thing that will help them stand out. At the 2017 K&M Tire Inc. annual dealer conference, the wholesaler provided a day-and-a-half event full of educational sessions to help dealers identify those opportunities.

Figure 1: Locating the TPMS reset switch. (All art courtesy of Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc.
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TPMS: 2006-2016 Toyota Tacoma

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) of the 2006-2016 Toyota Tacoma is designed to provide warning when tire inflation pressure of one or more tires (including the spare tire) is low. A tire pressure monitor valve sub-assembly equipped with a tire pressure sensor/transmitter is installed in each tire and wheel assembly.

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