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Could someone explain to me how the TPMS works, i keep having a problem with 1 sensor in the passenger side front, this is the third one ive put in and i keep getting the same problem, it works for awhile then comes up on the DIC serv tpms, i have my own reset tool and when i do the reset that wheel always gives trouble, after awhile and i try it again it will reset only to revert back to the same old thing a few days after, ive notice it happens when it rains or there is water settling on the road, is there a sensor somewere under the wheel well that might be giving trouble, plz help this shit is really annoying.
 

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Could be a bad battery in that particular sensor.

New sensor maybe?
Or rotate the tire and see if the trouble spot moves with the rotation.
 

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Are you losing tire pressure on that wheel or just a sensor reading. How do you know it is that wheel?
 

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How are you determining which sensor is causing the problem? Does the TPMS tool give you that info or are you getting a C0755 DTC? As suggested by 08 Canyon, move the wheel to another position and see if the problem follows. Are you using OEM or aftermarket sensors?
 
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How are you determining which sensor is causing the problem? Does the TPMS tool give you that info or are you getting a C0755 DTC? As suggested by 08 Canyon, move the wheel to another position and see if the problem follows. Are you using OEM or aftermarket sensors?
I have a reset tool, put it in the reset mode, put the reset tool by the FL wheel it honks, FR no honk, RL honk, RR honk, when i switched it front to back,

FL honk, FR honk, RL no honk, RR honk, not getting no low tire pressure light, just serv tmp, im using orange tpm sensors in all four wheels, bought them all the same time and absolutely no trouble with the other three, no code C0755 DTC

just realize that when i switched it front to rear the same one dont honk even in the rear, but y just that wheel, this will be the third sensor i have put in that wheel, first was a dorman, then 2 orange, could it be the wheel itself, whould the balancing lead weight have anything to do with it, im confused as fuck, cant be all three sensors were bad and went out in less than a year
 
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Could be a bad battery in that particular sensor.

New sensor maybe?
Or rotate the tire and see if the trouble spot moves with the rotation.
But thats the third sensor in that wheeel in less than a year, and if i move the wheel to another location it does the same
 
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Are you losing tire pressure on that wheel or just a sensor reading. How do you know it is that wheel?
Not losing any pressure, i use a tpms reset tool that works fine with the other sensors
 

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You've pretty much narrowed it down to a problem involving that particular wheel. Some info seems to be missing. Are these the OEM wheels that came on the truck? Why have you been replacing the OEM sensors? The battery life on TPMS sensors should be good for ten years. What are "orange" sensors? It doesn't make sense that the system suddenly doesn't recognize that particular wheel if all that was changed was the sensor, three times.
 

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You've pretty much narrowed it down to a problem involving that particular wheel. Some info seems to be missing. Are these the OEM wheels that came on the truck? Why have you been replacing the OEM sensors? The battery life on TPMS sensors should be good for ten years. What are "orange" sensors? It doesn't make sense that the system suddenly doesn't recognize that particular wheel if all that was changed was the sensor, three times.
Yes the wheels are OEM, the truck is 5 yrs old and i live in the caribbean were its 85 to 95 degrees all year round, one of the oem sensors went out so i just changed all of them beause i had read somwere they had a battery life of five to seven years, i bought a dorman from a local dealer when the oem sensor went bad and it didnt work, so i ordered 4 from amazon, changed them all out but this particular wheel sames to be a pain in the ass, dont no why.

Amazon.com: Orange Electronic SC4379 Tire Pressure Sensor: Automotive

that the link to the sensors i bought
 

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Okay, looks like you're back "full circle" to the TPMS Sensor. What else could it be? The only suggestion I would have, at this point is try an OEM sensor. They are about 15 bucks more at RockAuto. Your review on Amazon indicates that this would not be the first "Orange" TPMS Sensor to fail on you. It boils down to bad sensors or sloppy installation.
 

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Okay, looks like you're back "full circle" to the TPMS Sensor. What else could it be? The only suggestion I would have, at this point is try an OEM sensor. They are about 15 bucks more at RockAuto. Your review on Amazon indicates that this would not be the first "Orange" TPMS Sensor to fail on you. It boils down to bad sensors or sloppy installation.
Well the first one i used when i changed it was a dorman, that didnt even work a day, anyways i will have to try the rockauto ones and see what happen, will keep you updated
 

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This Thread has me a bit confused. Are "vwalton" and "EdwinW42" the same person? If so, wouldn't it be easier to just stick with one username?

I may be in the minority, but whenever I replace a part that has limited access such as TPMS/water pumps/ cooling fans/wheel hubs, etc, I opt to spend the extra cash to get either OEM or well know brands of aftermarket parts. Saves time from chasing problems later.
 

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This Thread has me a bit confused. Are "vwalton" and "EdwinW42" the same person? If so, wouldn't it be easier to just stick with one username?

I may be in the minority, but whenever I replace a part that has limited access such as TPMS/water pumps/ cooling fans/wheel hubs, etc, I opt to spend the extra cash to get either OEM or well know brands of aftermarket parts. Saves time from chasing problems later.
Yes they are the same and im sorry, how do i delete the vwalton one and just use the edwinw42
 

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I would have checked the delete drivers info center and on star option had that been offered. Gimicks to to raise there asking price and worthless to me. Hell ya
 

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I wonder if there is something about that location that is interfering with the wireless signal between the sensor and the receiving unit?

If you take the front pass wheel off and roll it next to the rear pass wheel, does it read better with the TPMS reset tool (I have the same tool and understand how it works).
 

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I think he mentioned that he moved the wheel in question to the rear and it did not reset there, but a different wheel placed on the right front did reset.
 

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I would have checked the delete drivers info center and on star option had that been offered. Gimicks to to raise there asking price and worthless to me. Hell ya
OnStar and TPMS are two different animals. The US Congress, during one rare session that they ever passed any legislation, made it mandatory that all automakers install a system to warn drivers of low tire pressures. TPMS is not a "gimmick" dreamed up by GM. Blame Congress.

OnStar, well that is closer to the definition of "gimmick".
 
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