TPMS Relearns

Relearn TypesDo you know the THREE types TPMS Relearns?

There are THREE basic relearn methods for TPMS sensors.

  • Stationary - 25% Use a activation tool with the car in “re-learn” mode. New ID’s can be programmed without driving the vehicle.
  • OBD - 36% An activation tool in conjunction with a scan tool is required to program new sensor ID’s into the vehicle. New ID’s can be programmed without driving the vehicle.
  • Auto Learn - 39% Vehicle can learn a single new ID and in some cases multiple new ID’s without the use of a tool. Requires driving the car in order to turn off the light.
  • Less than 40% of the vehicles can reset themselves.
  • Some “Auto Learns” can only do 1 new TPMS Sensor.
  • More than 60% of TPMS vehicles require an activation or activation/scan combination tool!
  • Increasing number of vehicles that require a scan tool to complete a TPMS repair.
  • Hyundai, Infiniti, Kia, Mercedes, Lexus, Nissan, Subaru, Suzuki, Acura, Mitsubishi, Honda, and Toyota are some of the makes that require a scan tool to complete a relearn.
  • The market needs a tool that can function as BOTH a scan tool AND sensor activation tool.


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