It’s hard to believe that tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) have been included in passenger vehicles for a little over 30 years. TPMS started with the European vehicle car lines.
The new VDO REDI-Sensor Multi-Application TPMS Sensor SE10005 expands coverage to include Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, GMC, Hyundai, Jeep, Nissan, Ram, and Subaru vehicles, 2014 and newer.
GM has recalled certain 2018 Chevy Express and GMC Savana vehicles built from August 2017 to November 2017 with certain combinations of front tire and gross vehicle weight option codes.
Some 2009-2013 Lincoln MKX vehicles equipped with 22-inch wheels may exhibit the tire pressure monitor system (TPMS) warning lamp illuminated identifying low tire pressure in one or more wheels.
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.
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.
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