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TPMS swap question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by octacorunner, Mar 20, 2011.

  1. Mar 20, 2011 at 10:48 PM
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    octacorunner

    octacorunner [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just traded my '11 steel rims/tires/tpms for some rims off another '11 taco with the trd trail team rims/tires/tpms. now my tire light is constantly on. is there a way to reset or recalibrate myself, or do i have to go to the dealership?
     
  2. Mar 21, 2011 at 2:10 AM
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    romafern

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    Machine gun mount. Would love to blow the shit out of it since it has nothing but issues. QA at Toyota USA is shit. Start making them in Japan for Christ's Sake!
    I think you have to go to the stealer for this...
     
  3. Mar 21, 2011 at 4:01 AM
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    doubletaco

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    They have to be programed to your truck. There's a way to put your old one's in a capped off PVC tube with a shrader valve installed so you can pressurize the tube.
     
  4. Mar 21, 2011 at 4:13 AM
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    Brunes

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    Yup...Dealership it is. The computer needs to be programmed with the ID numbers for the new sensors.
     
  5. Mar 21, 2011 at 10:01 AM
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    octacorunner

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    Anyone have a clue as to how much the stealership is going to steal for me to program these tpms sensors to my car?
     
  6. Mar 21, 2011 at 10:24 AM
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    Tacoyota

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    Go to tire dealers who do TPMS also. They often do it for less than Toyota.Thery use the same computer/programmers too. If i recall toyota charges $90 or so....in 2008 dollars. I did mine at Les Schwab tires , great service and prices.
     
  7. Mar 21, 2011 at 11:43 AM
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    Jere

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    I made the same swap on my 2010, and had the dealer do the code swap for $50 on top of a 15k service. I lived with the light for a couple months, to me it was worth the $$ to turn the stupid light out.
     
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