Figure 1: Identifying the tire pressure sensor components.
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TPMS: Chrysler Jeep and Renegade, 2015-2017

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) on 2015–2017 Chrysler Jeeps and Jeep Renegades is provided as standard on all models and shows the tire pressure values through a dedicated submenu in the instrument panel display.

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Schrader Will Showcase the Future of TPMS

Schrader TPMS Solutions will present new products and educational sessions, and also highlight technology that's on its way to the aftermarket at both the 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show and 2019 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX).

Figure 5: Installation of a snap-in sensor/valve assembly.
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TPMS: Chevrolet HHR and Malibu, 2007-16

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) on certain models of the Chevrolet HHR and Malibu (2007-2016) alerts the driver of a large tire pressure change in any of the four tires while the vehicle is being driven. The system also will display individual tire pressures and their locations on the driver information center (DIC).

Figure 8: Mounting the bottom bead of the tire.
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TPMS: Ford Taurus, Police Sedan and Lincoln MKS, 2011-19

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) monitors the air pressure in the four road tires with wheel-mounted tire pressure sensors. The sensors transmit radio frequency signals to the smart junction box (SJB) approximately every 60 seconds when the vehicle speed exceeds 20 mph (32 km/h).

Pictured is a typical IntelliSens universal truck tire pressure monitoring layout. Photo courtesy of BH SENS.
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TPMS on Commercial Tires Will be Standard by 2022

In this month’s column I want to talk about the rising success and relevance of the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) throughout Europe. TPMS is probably not high on the list of priorities for drivers, but having been installed in all new cars for a number of years now over here, the system is definitely proving to be a vital piece of equipment that aids driving safety. (In the U.S., tire pressure monitoring systems have been standard on all light vehicles since the 2008 model year.)

The Schrader bundle special includes five years of tool software updates and OBDII connection capabilities.
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Bundle and Save With Schrader TPMS Solutions

Schrader TPMS Solutions continues to offer competitive OE-quality TPMS solutions with two bundle specials: a Schrader VT46 TPMS programming and diagnostic tool powered by ATEQ and 12 or 24 EZ-sensors, a single SKU, programmable TPMS solution.

Josh Lopez has been hired to manage sales in the western region of the U.S. by TPMS manufacturer Hamaton Inc.
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Hamaton Hires Josh Lopez to Manage Western Sales

Josh Lopez is the new western regional sales manager for Hamaton Inc., the U.S. division of tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) and valve manufacturer Hamaton Automotive Technology Co. Ltd.

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