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Can the TPMS System be Turned OFF??

Hi all,

I've just fitted 20" Startech Rims and Rubber, however the rims are not fitted with the Tire Pressure Sensors.....thus the Commander Chimes away happily whenever it wants to.

Is there a way to turn off the monitoring system without the use of a dealer?

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Someone had mentioned to get a small pipe and cap it off. Put all 4 TMPS inside the pipe and fill the pipe up with air up to 35 psi. Store it under a seat. I think that this was mentioned yesterday in one of the threads.
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Someone had mentioned to get a small pipe and cap it off. Put all 4 TMPS inside the pipe and fill the pipe up with air up to 35 psi. Store it under a seat. I think that this was mentioned yesterday in one of the threads.
The Tire Pressure Sensors are still on the stock rims ready for the winter weather here, should I just drive around with them in the back, oh, cant do that....no room left for the kids!!!

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i asked the dealer. there is no way to turn it off. i did find a fuse for it thou. i have not removed it to see if it will turn it off or not.
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Hmmm, might be something to try, but also need to see what else is controlled by on that circuit.

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Why not just spend a couple of $$$ and get the TPMS sensors moved to your new rims?

If you are wanting to keep them on the other rims for winter, I could have sworn I saw a member selling the TPMS sensors for $50 on here a few days ago. You could by another set for your new wheels.

Just a thought.
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Hmmm, however, I did just notice you are a fellow Brit, and might not want to spend the money on shipping back to Blighty from here in the US!

Check the local Freepages, you might find a cheap set of TPMS sensors in there...
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Pop out the bulb? Or is it an LED?
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