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Re: O T Tire pressure sensor .....Costs to R & R?
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: August 20, 2020 09:07PM

May cars are outside, one under a canopy... I leave them on 7/24. Out of12 sensors I've replaced 5 Batteries. drive the cars almost daily, otherwise the sensors shut down.

Even here on the Orgon coast / sub 80's The monitor goes blank unless I turn AC on or park in the shade,,,,but alarm still works!

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Re: O T Tire pressure sensor .....Costs to R & R?
Posted by: joelsplace ()
Date: August 20, 2020 09:11PM

Mine go blank when the car isn't moving but won't stay charged unless they are in direct sunlight and already charged.

Joel
Northlake, TX
5 Ultravans, 114 Corvairs and counting...

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Re: O T Tire pressure sensor .....Costs to R & R?
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: August 20, 2020 09:22PM

Yup it goes to sleep... just slam the door and it wakes up showing the last pressure of each tire when you parked.

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Re: O T Tire pressure sensor .....Costs to R & R?
Posted by: joelsplace ()
Date: August 20, 2020 09:59PM

One thing that bugs me is it will display that last pressure even if the sensor isn't working. Both of my sensors that quit still showed pressure and temperature. I just noticed that the pressure and temperature never changed.

Joel
Northlake, TX
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Re: O T Tire pressure sensor System!! $14 [china] -$19[USA stock]
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: January 07, 2021 09:15PM

New Systems..

Bluetooth--use your phone! [www.ebay.com]


Replceable AAA's [www.ebay.com]

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Re: TWO NEW Tire pressure monitoring systems
Posted by: Layton Curtis ()
Date: January 08, 2021 05:58AM

This report is a little late. Anyway I stopped at Walmart and they walked outside with their scanner and programmed the tire. No problem, no charge.

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Re: O T Tire pressure sensor .....Costs to R & R?
Posted by: AZ Troy ()
Date: January 08, 2021 05:38PM

Dave,
How well do they work on your trailer? I bot a set for the same reason but with no goodguys shows my trailer hasn't moved in 8 months so I haven't installed them.

azdave Wrote:
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> I'm pleasantly surprised how well mine has been working. The summer heat may cause issues so check back in a few months but good for now.
>
> They do read the air temps of the tire but I don't find it all that useful because the temp readings are very easily influenced by things such as sunlight on the caps.
>
> I actually picked up a nail and a slow leak not long after I installed these and it did reveal a slow loss of pressure over about 4 days of driving before the alarm sounded.
>
> I mainly bought these to put on my car trailer but use them daily right now on my WRX to see how they work out. Install could not have been easier.
>
> So far, it is a cool little $20 tool that has been simple to use and not a cause of frustration.

Troy G. / Scottsdale Arizona

'65 140 Corsa Coupe
'66 180 Corsa Coupe - Crown Converted in the '60's

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Re: O T Tire pressure sensor .....Costs to R & R?
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: January 08, 2021 06:09PM

Troy, a little late for you...

3 type available

Solar powered...goes dead if vehicle is always indoors..

Battery [ 2 AAA's ] What I just purchased

Cell phone [ still checking on this one

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Re: O T Tire pressure sensor .....Costs to R & R?
Posted by: azdave ()
Date: January 08, 2021 06:16PM

AZ Troy Wrote:
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> Dave,
> How well do they work on your trailer?

No issues at all. I haven't noticed a range issue like I worried might happen. I did just put new batteries in the sending units last week when one battery died. $5 for 4 batteries and it was as simple as could be to change them out. I run the system on my trailer but more often on my DD WRX.

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Re: TWO NEW Tire pressure monitoring systems
Posted by: joelsplace ()
Date: January 08, 2021 06:38PM

All of my vehicles parked inside get Battery Minders and I leave the TPMS plugged in so it stays charged. Otherwise they do run down fairly quickly even if you turn them off. The solar ones I have also have a USB port for charging.

Joel
Northlake, TX
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Re: O T Tire pressure sensor .....Costs to R & R?
Posted by: AZ Troy ()
Date: January 10, 2021 07:03AM

MattNall Wrote:
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> Troy, a little late for you...
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> 3 type available
>
> Solar powered...goes dead if vehicle is always indoors..
>
> Battery [ 2 AAA's ] What I just purchased
>
> Cell phone [ still checking on this one

Matt,
I purchased the version you originally mentioned. I just haven't opened or installed it yet because I haven't needed my trailer.


I'm not sure I would want the bluetooth version. I use my phone for music & maps while driving so if the monitor does not have a really annoying siren I don't think I would know there was a low tire issue.

I have two eyes, but I cant watch a monitor & a map at the same time on the same phone.





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Troy G. / Scottsdale Arizona

'65 140 Corsa Coupe
'66 180 Corsa Coupe - Crown Converted in the '60's



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