VIDEO: TPMS Sensor Case Study
Learn how to resolve a customer’s TPMS sensor signal problem. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
Continental Introduces Two New TPMS Tools
Both tools can perform relearns on 98.6% of all domestic, European and Asian TPMS compliant vehicles.
Bartec USA Announces Second 2020 Software Update
A better working tool means more vehicles serviced and an improved bottom line for their service partners.
TPMS Curve Balls
Just when you thought sensors didn’t receive signals, you find a system with transmitters in the wheel wells.
Volkswagen TPMS Tips
VW tire pressure monitoring system relearns can be the most time-consuming repair if you don’t follow exact procedures.
Servicing TPMS Sensors With A Little Tender Loving Care
Most TPMS sensors are held in with the use of just a screw or a nut, but if they are not assembled or torqued properly, the results can be catastrophic. Carelessness can result in a broken sensor or even a customer being stranded with a flat tire.
Top TPMS Tips
If you are having problems with a relearn procedure or the TPMS light won’t go out after a test drive, look to see if the check engine light is on or if there are any codes related to the modules that communicate with the TPMS.
TPMS Sensor Battery: Dead Sensors Cause Other Problems, Too
During the initial TPMS phase-in, many warned about what sounded like an impending crisis. It was the “tire guy’s apocalypse,” which sounds dramatic, but that’s the way I remember the situation being characterized. There was worry and paranoia from all sides. Some companies undoubtedly saw it as a marketing opportunity, and helped perpetuate some of the fear and anxiety. The gist I got from the marketing I saw was that changing tires would, as we knew it, never be the same.