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tire pressure guage question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by georgeandkanoa, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. Jan 31, 2011 at 1:10 PM
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    georgeandkanoa

    georgeandkanoa [OP] the point is simply this

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    how do the sensors work on the spare tire, if I turn the tire over so
    I can get at the stem,does it affect the sensor, i can't figure out how it works to begin with?
     
  2. Jan 31, 2011 at 1:19 PM
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    Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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    I flipped my spare to be able to add air without having to lower it every time it needs it.
    The system will trigger if the spare gets low.
    Usually when its 20 below and lots of snow on the ground.
    No issues with flipped either. Been that way for the last 4 yrs.
    The sensors have id codes programmed into the ecu that sends the signal.
    The service manual on ncttora outlines the whole system for ya.
     
  3. Jan 31, 2011 at 1:29 PM
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    georgeandkanoa

    georgeandkanoa [OP] the point is simply this

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    why thanks for that,yea its at least -20 here,will do it when it warms up:)
     
  4. Jan 31, 2011 at 1:31 PM
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    05Moose

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    They're wireless.[​IMG]
     
  5. Jan 31, 2011 at 5:57 PM
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    travelingman

    travelingman What would Scooby do?

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  6. Jan 31, 2011 at 6:06 PM
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    travelingman What would Scooby do?

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    [​IMG]

    Here's the valve stem mounted.
     
  7. Jan 31, 2011 at 11:35 PM
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    Flipped my spare over when I did the differential breather mod... My '05 had the spare with valve pointing down (and I never got a flat or used the spare in 102,000 miles).
     
  8. Feb 1, 2011 at 4:20 AM
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    I am able to add air to mine with a truck-type air fitting on my air hose- the ones you use for dual tires. The spare tire is mounted in the stock position.
     
  9. Feb 1, 2011 at 6:49 AM
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    :confused:
    The center of the wheel, yes. The tire...not so much.
     
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