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So is the light still on on the dash
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I bought a set of MB Stryker rims, Michelin LT tires, & complete TPMS units yesterday
those damn sensors must be made of gold

Discount Tire programmed the sensors to the Ram computer
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Agreed ... Is there a way to turn that shtuff off ?

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Don't have that problem yet, but I wish my truck didn't have that TPMS. I'm old school, a tire pressure gage and and air compressor.

I can't stand that TPMS system, just crap to go wrong.

Several of our vehicles(all makes) at work have the TPMS and there is always something wrong with them.
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The government instituted the TPMS mandate after the Bridgestone/Firestone tire failures on the Ford Explorer in 2000, a controversy that was partly attributed to inadequately inflated tires.
so the dealer can not shut it off
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More nanny government nonsense. I love my 97 without this problem. I really hate all this electronic nonsense in new vehicles that just drives you nuts. My wife's Rav had a freaking light show going off on her dash. ABS, VSC, BRAKE, and Finally the TPMS. Out of warranty so it was up to me to figure it out. After much thinking, reading and diagnosing, turned out it was just a slow leaking flat causing all the headaches. Thought we had a major bill on our hands when you see the ABS, and VSC lights come on.
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