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Eliminating Tire Presure Sensors

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Mtnbker343, Feb 10, 2011.

  1. Feb 10, 2011 at 7:05 AM
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    Mtnbker343

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    is there anyway to eliminating the tire presure sensors and have the light stay off?
     
  2. Feb 10, 2011 at 7:10 AM
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    This has been covered several dozen times, but basically the answer is no.

    Some people have created a pressurized vessel to keep their TPMS sensors in, some have put a piece of tape over the light, and some have used TPMS straps to make the sensors compatible with their aftermarket wheels,
     
  3. Feb 10, 2011 at 7:21 AM
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    Can you just hit the reset button with zero psi on the tires to keep the light from coming on when the sensor are removed (or out of range)? Does it sense just psi change or will it notice if the sensors are out of range.
     
  4. Feb 10, 2011 at 7:22 AM
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    Open the dash up and remove the LED.
     
  5. Feb 10, 2011 at 7:22 AM
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    it knows when they are out of range somhow
     
  6. Feb 10, 2011 at 7:27 AM
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    OK, so remove from tires, hit re-set with zero psi and keep sensors under the back seat in a baggy. Shouldn't need to keep them in a pressurized tube or anything like that.
     
  7. Feb 10, 2011 at 8:16 AM
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    ^^ Several have tried that with no success.
     
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    I think it's because the computer won't accept zero as the tire pressure.

    Put a piece of black tape over the light, open the dash and remove the light, place the sensors in a pressurized tube and put that in the truck...those are about all the options.
     
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