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Old 04-21-2014, 03:25 PM   #7
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Oh, well that changes everything since you never had sensors in your winter wheels. If I had to guess the sensors have been off the car for so long that they are stuck in a sleep mode and won't turn on with the signal from the car. I had a very similar problem the other day, just had to use my TPMS tool to re-activate or "wake up" the sensors and then they started working properly again. Its not a super common problem but it does happen from time to time. Every time you turn your car off it sends a signal to the TPMS sensors to go to sleep mode to save battery power, then when you get back in and start the car it sends a signal to wake the sensors back up. If it stays asleep for too long sometimes they don't like to wake up with the signal from the car.
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