Rather than covering programming and relearn procedures, a subject that has been addressed in select previous issues, this article focuses on common (and uncommon) concerns that a technician may encounter, along with tips to avoid mistakes. Here, we’ve enlisted the expert advice from some of the leading tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) sensor and tool makers.
Continental Automotive Systems Inc., Hamaton Automotive Technology Co. Ltd. and JohnDow Industries Inc. have agreed to settle patent infringement claims alleged by Continental on May 6, 2016, in U.S. District Court.
Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) has added of 242 new part numbers to its Standard and Intermotor lines. The release spans 51 product categories and expands coverage through the 2016 model year by more than 123 million additional vehicles in operation.
This bulletin applies to a loss of TPMS tire registration with the ECU on 2007-2009 Toyota Tundra SR5 vehicles (as well as Avalon, Camry, RAV4, Sienna).
The new Intellisens App with HC1000 from Huf North America Automotive Parts Manufacturing Corp. enables technicians to use a mobile device, instead of a diagnostic tool, to diagnose and configure tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) sensors.
Hamaton Automotive Technology Co. Ltd. has established its North American headquarters in Wixom, Mich. Hamaton Inc. will provide technical, logistics, and customer support to the North American market for its China-based parent company.
Bartec USA LLC released the Tech200Pro, a diagnostic tool that incorporates TPMS sensor testing and activation, tread depth measurement and tire pressure checks at the 2016 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has released 3834UPD, a software update for the OTC TPR 3834 standalone tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) activation tool.
Bartec USA has added 23 vehicles to its Tech400Pro and Tech500 tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) tools’ capabilities for adjusting the recommended inflation pressure (RIP or placard). Seven of these additions are new, never-offered-before coverage.
Bartec USA LLC has updated the software for its Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) tools. Release 54 is available for download to a Bartec TPMS tool.