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Snow Tires without TPMS on 2006 Ford Freestar

If I was to buy new snow tires and rims for 2006 Ford Freestar without TPMS, would antilock and traction control still work properly?

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I've used non TPMS winter rims on my 2006 Freestar for years. Everything works fine except that the TPMS monitor indicates a low pressure warning, which you can cancel by pressing the reset button on the dash if you want to view other information on the digital dash display.

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Yes you will just have a low tire pressure warning on the dashboard

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