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      07-28-2008, 04:56 PM   #8
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Drives: 2015 M235i
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Boise, ID

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I hate the TPMS! It makes it hard to switch between winter and summer tires. On my 2006 Toyota Tacoma, if I put additional TPMS in my winter tires I still have to take it to the dealer to program the sensors which cost $75. I put the sensors in a 1.5” PVC tube, sealed the tube with end caps and put a valve stem in the end cap. I put air in the unit and put the unit under the back seat. No more TPMS dash light.

The old TPW system never let me down when I had a flat but the NTSB said all 2008 US Spec. vehicles have to have tire “pressure“ monitors and the TPM does not check tire pressure.
2015 M235i - Estoril Blue - 6 speed - Black Lather - Cold Weather Package - Premium Package - Harmon/Kardon Premium sound