Originally Posted by JMD787
No need to drive on them. Just put the wheels/tires on the car. Saw this on YouTube with a guy doing it to an F150 so I thought I would give it a try with my car and it worked like a charm. The TPMS learning tool that I bought from TireRack with my snow tire package didn't work at all, so I started searching the web for answers, and came across this.
Makes sense! I took my car to the dealer for an oil change last winter and they said they couldn't get my TPMS to register (they're aftermarket) but when I ran over a nail, the screen gave me a different TPMS error than usual which leads me to believe that it was still sending signals once the pressure dropped ~25%.
2012 FF Ti HB Kona Blue, DCT, Built 5/24/2011, 401A + Ti Handling Package, Parking Technology Package, Winter Package, Moonroof, and MFT w/NAV at v3.8 153k miles and counting...