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Does anyone use TPMS kits, besides me?


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I attended a TECH NET Business Alliance meeting the other night. There were over 20 shops represented. During one of our topic discussions, I was surprised to find that no one really ever services the TPMS kits during a new tire installation. Most were in agreement that too much can go wrong, leave the sensor alone.

 

My feeling is this; a car with over 100,000 miles is getting its third set of tires and NO ONE has ever replaced the TPMS seal or core???? Just stab the tire to let the air out, mount the new tire, refill and let it go???

 

Isn't that asking for trouble?

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I need to tell everyone; I know I am one of the few shops around this country that services TPMS, but I have no problems selling the kits with each tire sale that has TPMS sensors. And we sell a lot of tires.

 

My service people explain the system to the customer and warns them that due to the fragile design of the sensor, sometimes the sensor core is siezed or the sensor can be damaged during the mounting process.

 

I don't agree with shops that stab the tire with a knife to let the air out because the core is seized or they don't want to touch the sensor.

 

That's me, our process works. We SELLl tons of kits and SELL (NOT GIVE AWAY) lots of sensor.

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