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Old 11-29-2013, 11:48 AM
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Default TPMS on the fritz - Sensor Recommendation?

A month ago the TPMS started to act up a tad. Now they are toast as the cold weather has set in. Makes sense as these are likely orignal from 2006 and the batteries struggle with the cold.

Any recommendations on good replacements?
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:42 PM
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I've only had these on my new Champions for a few months but so far so good: http://www.oewheelsllc.com/TPMS-Sens...T#.UpjDuMRDuFE
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I got mine at oewheels as well, Discount Tire installed them, learned after 10 min of driving. Great product.
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I installed them myself before having the pdealer mount the tires from TR. EASY DIY.
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Old 12-01-2013, 12:45 AM
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Never used TPMS; 433mhz

Black Friday weekend deal

$125 shipped in US
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Originally Posted by USMC_DS1 View Post
I've only had these on my new Champions for a few months but so far so good: http://www.oewheelsllc.com/TPMS-Sens...T#.UpjDuMRDuFE
+1 - I bought these units for my 2008 C2S and have not had any issues

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I got mine at oewheels as well, Discount Tire installed them, learned after 10 min of driving. Great product.
Had this same experience.

Save some money over the OEM
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Got mine at Discount Tire, they will deal on OEM units. I believe Beru was the brand made in Germany, $300 with the new stems in silver. No installation charge as I purchased new tires at the same time. Make sure you get the correct frequency, my 2009 was not the same as a friends earlier car.
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Just a suggestion: before you replace them, go down into your Info center on your dash and find the TPC area, make sure you are set for light load, summer or winter tires, and then reset the sensors. This last month when the weather went cold all of a sudden I've got the TPC warning light on and it's reading low pressure in the drivers side rear. I manually check the pressures and they're all 100%. Did the above fix, 2xs, and then voila - all back to normal. Check it out. It may work. Then again, you're car is the age for battery replacement.
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Originally Posted by Farfelc2s View Post
Never used TPMS; 433mhz

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$125 shipped in US
Do these work on 2008 and earlier cars? I'm looking for a set since what I have now (2009+) does not work on my car.
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Originally Posted by tgavem View Post
I got mine at oewheels as well, Discount Tire installed them, learned after 10 min of driving. Great product.
Did you get the ones in the link above for $180? Did they ship them quickly? On the page it says can take up to 10 business days.
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Wow. Thanks guys.

Zeus993, tried reset and no luck. Even yesterday's 50F temp in Chicago didn't help.
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Originally Posted by danquick View Post
Got mine at Discount Tire, they will deal on OEM units. I believe Beru was the brand made in Germany, $300 with the new stems in silver. No installation charge as I purchased new tires at the same time. Make sure you get the correct frequency, my 2009 was not the same as a friends earlier car.
The Beru TPMS business is now Huf
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dealer just replaced all mine under warranty
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Do any of you guys have a feeling for the battery life of the after market sensors? I just complained about the price of OEMs and the dealer said they looked into aftermarkets but they say the aftermarkets only last 2 years compared to the OEMs they say last 5 years.
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My OEWheel sensors still show 80 months left per the Durametric Pro tool. Installed them 7 months ago.
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