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Old 09-18-2010, 02:00 PM
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Default flat tire sensor question

So i have a 2010 ranger with the low tire pressure gauge. 1st how does that sensor work and does changing tires/rims affect that sensor
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Old 09-18-2010, 02:12 PM
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From what I understand it is a pressure sensor. So it monitors the pressure inside the tire.

If you switch rims you got to swap the sensor band over to the new rims. If not the light will stay on.
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Old 09-18-2010, 02:31 PM
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Yep. The tire pressure sensor is banded to the rim.
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Old 09-18-2010, 03:48 PM
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is there anything special i need to take think of when buying rims? I'm looking at going for mustang rims with low-pros
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Old 09-18-2010, 03:52 PM
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New bands to attach the TPMS to the new rims.
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Old 09-18-2010, 03:57 PM
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The bands are essentialy a large hose clamp

the band may fit the new rims.
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Old 09-18-2010, 04:15 PM
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The factory bands are a one time use deal. Not reusable.

I got new bands from Discount Tire Dirrect for 6.00 each.
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Old 09-18-2010, 04:27 PM
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Sounds good thank you both for the help
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