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#7: 12-09-2012, 09:58 AM
 
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Originally Posted by pfoyle View Post
This may be a stupid question, but does the TPMS come on the rims/tires, or is it something that is taken out and transferred if you have new tires/rims mounted? That is, when I bought my summer set of rims, I took the tires off my OEM rims and had them swapped onto new rims.
This is what they look like:

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So yes, the tire shop obviously transferred them when you changed rims because you never had the warning light go off.

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Originally Posted by pfoyle View Post
Just recently I took off the summer rims/tires and replaced them (myself) with the oem/winter setup... If I had done this at a tire shop, would they have taken the TPMS off of the summer setup and reinstalled it onto winter setup, or is this something that is built in to each tire/rim set? I guess what I'm asking is do both sets of rims/tires have the TPMS built in, or is it something that would/should be transferred when I swap setups? Thanks again for all the help!
Your winter set up doesn't have TPMS sensors, so yeah, that's why you're getting the warning light. If you have 2 sets of rims for winter/summer, each set should have their own set of TPMS sensors.
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