This bulletin was released by Kia and is applicable to all models. On some vehicles, customers may have installed non-Kia aftermarket accessories which, under certain circumstances, may cause improper operation or even damage to components.
The 433 MHz 5001 TPMS (tire pressure monitoring system) sensor from Dill Air Controls Products LLC covers more than 30 million vehicles, including Ram, Malibu, Soul, BMW and Charger models.
This bulletin applies to Ram ProMaster 3500 vehicles built on or before July 3, 2017. The TPMS warning light may turn on due to missing information or localization failure. Replacement of the TPMS jumper harness will be necessary.
General Motors issues a recall on certain 2018 GMC Savana and Chevy Express vehicles with certain combinations of front tire and gross vehicle weight option codes. The tire pressure monitoring system may be incorrectly calibrated, causing the TPMS warning light to illuminate when tire pressure reaches 37 psi, not 41 psi.
The new VT46 TPMS tool from Myers Tire Supply is upgradeable and is available with an optional OBD2 module.
Eri Muca is the new director of sales for the aftermarket at Ateq TPMS Tools LC.
In order to reset the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) on the 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan, the reset selection must be made through the MFD (multi-function display) in the cluster. The “SET” button as used on other models with the indirect TPMS system has not been included for the Tiguan. The procedure is listed in the owner’s manual.
Bartec USA LLC has re-hired Ed Jones as national sales manager for its Eastern Region.
Ateq TPMS Tools LC has awarded tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) diagnostic tools to three high schools in its “Back to School” Facebook contest.
Ateq TPMS Tools and Jeff Buckley, owner of My Father’s Shop, are collaborating on Facebook to give away two tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) tools to high schools, technical centers or colleges during their “Back to School” giveaway. Ateq and Buckley will each donate a VT36 TPMS tool to two winners.