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Ford Fusion Forums Skip to content. Quick links. That is what is happening. Anyone know how to turn off the tire pressure warning light on the dash? I expect to remount the std. Re: fusion tire monitor turn-off? Kinda pricey. I'm kinda surprised the dealer didn't try and sell it to you.
Or he could of at least told you they were available. I was thinking about getting new bands and sensors so I wouldn't have to look at the light on the dash and found out some very interesting news. The fords at least the fusion is going to the tpms sensor at the valve. Aside from that sensor being the same frequency but different pulse, they will only fit on rims specifically made to accept the new tpms sensor. I got this information from a reliable fords parts guy.
I would think with the number of new fords that are going to be out there soon, some aftermarket company is going to come up with something that will work for the new ford. Sterling gray. I have a fault light yet all tires have good pressure, was hoping this tool would re-learn all transmitters but i have no idea how to use itMost new cars have those pesky tire pressure sensor monitors built into the tire. They can be a real pain with the dash lights constantly coming on letting you know that you tire pressure is low.
This bypass is helpful for anyone with a bad spring in the sensor itself or with someone who changes their tires often. That way you don't have to constantly have to reset the sensors or risk breaking one of these expensive little gizmos. Especially with winter coming a lot of people are switching to snow tires. Luckily there is a cheap and innovative way to bypass this. The sensor alerts the car when the tire pressure is below a set PSI.
So basically what we are going to do is make a portable pressurized container for the sensor located in a safe place within in the car. Did you use this instructable in your classroom? Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson. Drill the appropriate size hole for the your tpms senor in one end of the PVC pipe endcap. Next glue the endcaps onto the end of the pvc pipe with pvc glue.
Now all you have to do is inflate the pressure of the capsule to the recommended PSI. You have to keep the sensor in the car so it can keep in contact with the monitor.S197 TPMS Light Delete with ForScan
I put mine in the back of my trunk with my emergency supplies. Now I can drive around not having to have any annoying lights constantly popping up on my dash. It costs more than the rims to get the sensors installed and twice that if I was to get new sensors". Question 4 months ago. Reply 5 months ago. Personally I like being notified when a tire is low. If a battery has failed in a sensor it certainly isn't that expensive to replace the sensor anymore. I'm not understanding the purpose of this Sure it keeps that light off your dashboard, but that light only comes on if your tires are low So fill your tires with air is the simplest solution.
Reply 1 year ago. The problem is that when you switch tires it's associated with a cost, and a repair shop visit to pair the tire sensors with the car. You no longer can switch your tires yourself. The system isn't smart enough in my opinion, I should not need to go to a repair shop to switch my tires.Release notes. Edge 2. Edge model year Fiesta North America 1. Explorer model years Focus MK3.
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There are not alot of options on this year for Forscan but I have been in the settings and I should at least be able to turn off the annoying message and flashing light. Any info greatly appreciated, and I'll update with my findings if I have to go at it from scratch.
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Mar 8, at PM 2. I've disabled my TPMS, too. TheFordFortress likes this. Mar 10, at PM 3. Thank you, with my setup I can't access the BCM.
Most likely because I have a cheapo bluetooth reader. For anyone looking in the future, here is what i did: I accessed the instrument cluster and changed 6 B74 to 2 B74 This disabled the TPMS alerts and has not affected anything else that I've found yet.
Joined Jan 3, I was really surprised when I got my winters with TPMS sensors that I didn't have to use the programming tool to set them up. Thankful after reading the steps involvedbut surprised. Joined Nov 2, Interesting, but you still need to have extra TPMS sensors for this tow work, so I don't see how it solves anything. If you've got the sensors, why not just install them in the wheels? Joined Aug 15, I don't have tpms in my winter wheels and for some reason my car never throws the error.
Maybe once a month. Joined Oct 5, Joined May 8, I bought a used set of wheels and tires without TPMS. The fault light came on after a couple of days.
The chimes and lights got too annoying for me so I ordered a set of sensors. But, I'm not interested in paying to have them mounted. I followed the instrux above and pressurized a PVC pipe with the sensors inside. The pipe holds pressure fine. But, the car is still throwing out a TPMS fault not a low tire, but a sensor fault.
Any ideas anyone? Joined Jun 19, Depending on the system, some can measure pressure and temperature. It may be programmed to expect certain rise of temperature after certain mileage.
Then you can do relearn procedure. The system in VW can even tell which tire is spare, based on that temperature input.
I would advise against having 40psi pvc shrapnel bombs in the car with you. RR13ST3 said:.The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. This article was published more than 7 years ago. Some information in it may no longer be current. The Nitro uses a direct system that relies on a short range radio signal transmitted to a receiver by a battery-powered sensor in each tire.
If your Nitro has the premium system, the computer display tells you the current pressure in each tire and warns you if any tire is low. If you have the standard system, the receiver will trigger the alert light on your dash just when the pressure is low.
If the receiver's getting no signal at all — say, because your new tires don't have sensors and the original sensors are sitting in the old tires stacked in your garage — you'll get a TPMS warning until the receiver can find the signal again. His advice would be the same for any vehicle with a direct system, but not all vehicles use a direct TPMS. An indirect system doesn't use special sensors in each wheels.
Instead, it uses data from the anti-lock brake ABS system to see how fast your wheels are spinning. If the tires are smaller, because of a sudden leak, they'll spin faster and that will trigger the tire pressure warning. In the U. The act — a response to the August, recall of some 6.
Canada, though, doesn't require TPMS on new cars and there are no federal or provincial rules against disabling it, Transport Canada says. Could you disconnect the warning light? Probably not easily.
My editor suggests jokingly, I think putting a piece of tape over the offending light. Could you get your mechanic to take the sensors from the existing tires and put them onto your new winter tires?
It's possible, but the sensors could get damaged pretty easily, Weatherhead says. Older direct systems use a sensor inside the rim: newer systems use a sensor on the valve stem. Do you have to go to a Dodge dealership to get these installed and set, or can you do it at any tire shop?
Some owner's manuals walk you through the reset process so you can do it yourself —but I checked the Nitro's manual and it doesn't. Whether or not you have TPMS, you should be regularly checking tire pressure with a tire gauge, Weatherhead says. That pressure needs to be the number shown on the driver's side door pillar kPa or 29 PSI for the Nitro and not the maximum on the side of the tire. And if you do have TPMS, don't rely in it to tell you when it's time to inflate your tires.
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I check my tire pressure religiously. Mar 24, at AM 2. Mar 24, at PM 3. Do you have a cheap cell phone charger plugged in the power port? That can screw with the tpms system.
Had a quick shop cheapie in mine, kept getting the error message, changed to a Verizon charger, no issues since. Mar 25, at PM 4.
Anyone had any luck with FORScan on the power folding mirrors ? I know the newer models you can set in FORScan for the mirrors to fold in every time to turn off the vehicle and fold back out on restart.
May 5, at PM 5. Thanks for this thread! Subscribed to see more. Aug 29, at AM 6. Posts: 13 Likes Received: 0 Joined: Apr 6, Sep 23, at PM 7. Has anyone ID the address for correcting the tire size in a expedition.