New wheels with new sensor question

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    robroy
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    I have some new wheels going on with new tpms sensors as I’m keeping old wheels  , do the tpms sensors automatically connect to the car or do they have to be reprogrammed ?

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    bobcat
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    @robroy, from memory….. when the wheel/tyre fitted you go to the car computer setting for tyre pressure set command and press ok the tpm should be set (41 front 38 rear)

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    srea064
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    You will have train the car to read the new TPMS sensors.

    To put the car in Re-Learn mode is fairly easy to do. You then follow the car instructions using a TPMS19 tool to  align the sensors in the new wheels to the car.

    Search the web for a TPMS19 to find a cheap reset tool and also search for putting the car into learning mode. Dead easy to do involving the brake pedal and ignition cycling.



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    srea064
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    Instructions to put the car in TPMS Train mode:-

    TPMS Re-Learn Mode

    1)      Ignition Off

    2)      Press and Release the Brake Pedal

    3)      Switch the Ignition On > Off > On > Off > On

    4)      Press and Release the Brake Pedal

    5)      Switch Ignition Off

    6)      Switch the Ignition On > Off > On > Off > On

    NB: The Horn should sound indicating that TPMS Re-Learn mode is activated.

    Procedure with device:

    1)      Start Front Left > Press Button on device, check Instruction on the car dash to confirm success

    2)      Front Right > Press Button on device, check instruction on the car dash to confirm success

    3)      Rear Right > Press Button on device, check instruction on the car dash to confirm success

    4)      Rear Left > Press Button on device, check instruction on the car dash to confirm success.

     

    TPMS 19 Tool:-



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    robroy
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    @srea064

    Thanks for that the garage said they can do it but printing this off just in case !

    I have another issue they said they couldn’t get the ford tmps sensors to fit with out damaging them , anyone else have this problem ( their own universal sensors however do fit ?)

    They lubed them up and have a tool to pull them through but no luck

     

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    Tyrefitter
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    The sensor separates from the valve,it’s held on with a small screw,what do they mean they will damage them,the rubber part just pulls through like a normal valve,I do them every day with sensors & never damaged one yet.

    The rubber part can be bought on eBay for £10 for a set of 4 & your sensors will screw onto them.



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    robroy
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    They said they were too tight , they separated the sensor and said they normally lube them up anyway ,.in fact they had a focus in the same day with no problem, not an rs

    They are aftermarket wheels , but can’t see it would make a difference

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    Tyrefitter
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    Do the mean they cannot remove your rubber bit out of your original wheels.? I know those can be tight to get out sometimes,that’s why I always keep a few spare sets in stock.aftermarket wheels shouldn’t make any difference,most wheels are made to take standard size valves



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    #171762
    robroy
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    Nope new wheels and valves

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    Tyrefitter
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    So they cannot pull the rubber part of the valve through the wheel.?



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