1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

TPMS Minimum Pressure

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by phantomblackgto, May 24, 2012.

  1. phantomblackgto

    phantomblackgto [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2011
    Member:
    #53054
    Messages:
    164
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Martin
    Parkville, MO
    Vehicle:
    2012 MGM TRD Sport 4x4 DCSB
    TRD exhaust, Debadged, Tacoma door sill protectors, Weathertech DFL's, Twoplankers center console organizer, Escort S2 cordless radar detector, AFE Pro Dry S air filter, Ultra Type 62 wheels 17x8 et +10 w/ 108mm - 106.1mm hubcentric rings, 265/70/17 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs, Bilstein 5100's - front set to .85, Nfab 2" step bars w/ LineX coating
    I have searched everywhere, and I cannot find out what, if any, the minimum pressure is for the Toyota TPMS sensors. Does anyone have any idea?

    I know the system is supposed to detect a 25% change in tire pressure. When you reset the system, is it just establishing the new baseline pressure for the 25% change calculation? In theory, if there is no minimum pressure requirements, couldn't you just reset the baseline pressure to the surrounding air pressure (with the sensors out of the wheels), leave the sensors in your glove box, and be good to go? I know this wouldn't work if there is a minimum pressure requirement, or my interpretation of the reset process is incorrect.

    I have read that those that build the "pipe bomb" seem to set the pressure to 15 psi or so. The only reason I could see that this would be necessary is if there is indeed some minimum pressure requirement.

    Any insight would be appreciated. I'm just trying to figure out some way to get around this TPMS b.s. when changing wheels. Thanks.
     
  2. phantomblackgto

    phantomblackgto [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2011
    Member:
    #53054
    Messages:
    164
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Martin
    Parkville, MO
    Vehicle:
    2012 MGM TRD Sport 4x4 DCSB
    TRD exhaust, Debadged, Tacoma door sill protectors, Weathertech DFL's, Twoplankers center console organizer, Escort S2 cordless radar detector, AFE Pro Dry S air filter, Ultra Type 62 wheels 17x8 et +10 w/ 108mm - 106.1mm hubcentric rings, 265/70/17 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs, Bilstein 5100's - front set to .85, Nfab 2" step bars w/ LineX coating
    Bump for anyone who knows. TIA.
     
To Top