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TPMS fault/wheel and tire switch help!

Old 12-22-2014, 11:53 PM
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Default TPMS fault/wheel and tire switch help!

I have a 2008 f250 4x4 that came oe with LT265/70-17's and I recently bought a oe set of LT275/70-18"s wheels and tires off a 2014 SD. A friend purchased a new truck and swapped out for aftermarket rims and tires. The new wheels run great but my tire light and "TPMS system fault" read on dash display.

Are the "new" sensors not compatable with my truck? Must I swap my old sensors into the new wheels? Please help
Old 12-23-2014, 03:39 AM
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The sensors in the new tires are compatible, they just need to be "LEARNED (programmed)" to the computer.
Old 09-21-2018, 04:05 AM
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You can use TPMS Scan tool to check or program the sensor.
Old 09-21-2018, 11:00 AM
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For what this may be worth,
A few years back at a factory training class , it was brought to service people's attention, Any modifications made to a vehicle by anyone that are different from the original certified vehicle, could result in the insurance company having the ability to walk out from under the policy coverage because the vehicle was altered from the original certified build, and that supposed including something like adding a simple thing like dual exhaust pipes It might pay to look into this before changing anything on your vehicle.
Old 04-07-2019, 10:55 PM
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Default Help your TPMS fault

Autel products has many TPMS tools for help your TPMS fault, like:

Autel MaxiTPMS TS508K TPMS Diagnostic Service Tool

Autel 315MHz MX-Sensor M Clamp-in TPMS Sensor Tire Pressure Tool Programmable

Autel MX-Sensor 433MHz Clamp-in Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Sensor

Autel TS508 Auto TPMS Scanner Tire Pressure Monitoring System Tool Program ECU Key

Autel MaxiSys MS906TS Automotive Diagnostic Tool OBD2 Scanner With TPMS Service

Autel TS501 TPMS Diagnostic Tool Activate & Program TPMS Sensors Powerful Than TS401
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