Understanding Relearn Procedures For Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Tyson Boyer with Dill Air Controls discusses the basics of a tire pressure monitoring system or TPMS.

    Tyson Boyer: Hi! I am Tyson Boyer with Dill Air Controls. Today I am going to provide an overview of the relearn procedures for tire pressure monitoring systems. There are many different tire pressure monitoring system relearn procedures most are year make model specific and some require scan tool to activate or communicate using the OBD2 port. Some vehicles will require or relearn to become quoted, if one and more of the actions or performed. A tier is inflated, a sensor is replaced or the tiers are rotate. To determent when a relearn is required refer to your short management system for data look up guides.

    If your computer does not have this functionality, you can check online for a free year make model look up guide. There you can find the proper replacement sensor and service kit part number and picture as well as a printable copy of the relearn procedures. Additionally TIA the Tire Industry Association as a TPMS relearn chart that contents all the data required for TPMS replace, service, and reset procedures. As recommended by TIA a relearn procedure should always be completed after sensor replacement when the wheels are back on the vehicle. Using preprogram sensors doing the replacement process, will save valuable time and provide do a simple installation. Here are several troubleshooting tips that may help you in performing a relearn. If a magnet relearn is unsuccessful look up the application in your scan tool to see of the tool is capable of wakening up the sensor using that's LF trigger, or sensors that are auto-relearn, your scan tool may have the ability to read the sensors and download the new ids via the OBD port instead of the assuming the light will go out when the vehicle as driven.

    That's an overview of the Relearn Procedures for a tire pressure monitoring system.