Modern Tire Dealer

OCT 2018

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T P M S M T D O c t o b e r 2 0 1 8 82 1-piece sensor Remove: 1) Remove the wheel. CAUTION: Do not use tools within the marked area (refer to Figure 1 found on page 78). CAUTION: Always start outside the marked area and continue in the direction from the valve. CAUTION: Release the tire bead from the wheel rim diagonally opposite to the valve. 2) Remove the tire from the rim. 3) Remove the sensor nut, and then remove the sensor (see Figure 1). Install: 1) Install the sensor and tighten nut to 44 in.-lbs. (5 N.m). CAUTION: Do not use tools within the marked area (see Figure 1). CAUTION: Always start outside the marked area and continue in the direction from the valve. 2) Fit the tire and balance the wheel. 3) Install the wheel. 4) Aer replacing the sensors, the control module does not need programming. e control module automatically contacts the sensor itself. 2-piece sensor Remove 1) Remove the wheel. CAUTION: Do not use tools within the marked area (see Figure 2). CAUTION: Always start outside the marked area and continue in the direction from the valve. CAUTION: Release the tire bead from the wheel rim diagonally opposite to the valve. 2) Remove the tire from the rim. 3) Remove the sensor from the valve (see Figure 3). 4) Remove the valve (see Figure 3). Install NOTE: Always use new valves and Torx screws when replacing the tires. 1) Install the sensor on the valve. Tighten a new Torx screw to 44 in.-lbs. (5 N.m). 2) Brush the valve (1) with soapy water and install the valve on the rim (see Figure 4). CAUTION: Do not use tools within the marked area (see Figure 2). CAUTION: Always start outside the marked area and continue in the direction from the valve. 3) Fit the tire and balance the wheel. 4) Install wheel. 5) Aer replacing the sensors, the control module does not need programming. e control module automatically contacts the sensor itself aer a few minutes driving. An low frequency initiator can be used instead of driving. ■ Information for this column comes from the tire pressure monitoring systems data in ProDemand®, Mitchell 1's auto repair information software for domestic and import vehicles. Headquartered in Poway, Calif., Mitchell 1 has provided quality repair information solutions to the automotive industry since 1918. For more information, visit www.mitchell1.com. To read archived TPMS articles, visit www.moderntiredealer.com. Torque specifications Component Ft.-lbs. (N.m) Wheel nut 1 103 (140) In.-lbs. (N.m) Tire pressure sensor nut (1-piece sensor) 71 (8) Torx screw (2-piece sensor) 44 (5) 1 - Use torque socket (951 2835) if a nut runner is being used. This torque socket is designed for use with a standard, pneumatic impact nut runner providing a torque of 184-258 ft.-lbs. (250-350 N.m) Figure 4: Installing the 2-piece sensor and valve. COURTESY OF VOLVO CARS OF NORTH AMERICA.

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