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When you replace a tire on a vehicle equiped with a tire pressure sensor system, there are several things you need to be aware of. Hopefully the tire company was careful when changing the tire. The valve stem sensor is about $100.00+ to replace on most vehicles equiped with them. On newer vehicles the tires are filled with nitrogen to keep corrosion down on the sensor. When a tire is replaced the sensor system has to be reset a day or two after the replacement, this allows for breaking in of the new tire. All the tires should be checked for proper manufacturer inflation before resetting the system, including the spare if there is an inflated on on the car. Then the internal computer control can be reset. The owners manual should have instructions on how to reset the sensor program, there is usually a small button under the dash that is used for the reset. Once reset, your system should work as before the flat. If it doesn't stay reset, then the tire place didn't do the installation correctly damaging the sensor or the tire is loosing pressure. Check with your car dealer to see what the tires were originally filled with so you don't mix gases when equalizing the pressure. If your owners manual does not have the reset instructions the dealer may have to set it electronically. Regards, rcampsr
Posted on Feb 21, 2009
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