Originally Posted by svtwagon
Can you scan or turn them off?
No, the system cannot be disabled even via the factory IDS scan tool. You can run the car without them but it will send out an annoying warning message and a chime upon start up and the TPMS light will be on all the time. You can get a set of sensors off of ebay for less than the retail asking price usually, but you have to make sure its the correct valve stem mounted sensors in the right frequency range. Tire rack says 315 mhz should work.