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06-29-2013 02:36 AM
kb2fzq Yes, The WH has earned that mentality from many, and not unlike you....I have the same mentality...
06-23-2013 05:53 PM
Xena1 I tried to change 2012 wheels to our new 2013. No luck as sensors have different frequency. Bought another AEV Procal to set pressure to -0- and shut off chimes and light. Driving since 1967 so don't need Obozo government telling me tires are low on air! Screw Washington DC!
06-23-2013 03:11 AM
kb2fzq An FYI...my story
I have a 2010 Sport...last Wednesday, I came outta work to find the passenger rear tire flat and the sensor gone (it was inside the tire)...took it to my tire guy to put a regular tire stem on the rim so I had a spare again...he said here in up, up, upstate N.Y., the snow and heavy salt corrodes the threads on the sensor stem (and they were almost gone, visibly)...scary if I was cruising at 75 mph on the interstate and that happened...
Before winter comes, I will pull the remaining sensors and install standard stems...and ProCal the ECU to zero pressure...then check my tire pressure on a regular basis, like I have the last 44 years of driving...
Just something to think about if you drive in the snow.....
01-10-2012 05:14 PM
BillyPete
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Originally Posted by MarineHawk View Post
What is the "2012 Procal"? Or do you just mean the latest version? Do you need a special edition for the 2012 JK? On AEV's website, it just seems to have one version.
If you order from the AEV website you will get the 2012 model period. Some other vendors may still have the older version in stock and they will not work correctly with the 2012. The box will have a 2012 sticker on it if it is.
01-10-2012 04:48 PM
basecamper
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Originally Posted by MarineHawk View Post
What is the "2012 Procal"? Or do you just mean the latest version? Do you need a special edition for the 2012 JK? On AEV's website, it just seems to have one version.
When I ordered mine I was asked if it was for a 2012.
01-10-2012 08:44 AM
MarineHawk
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Originally Posted by HogDriver View Post
I bought the 2012 Procal primarily for the TPMS settings. When I installed 35 inch Nitto M/T I initially had to run 35 psi to keep the TPMS happy. It road really rough at 35 psi. Then I got the Procal and set the low pressure alarm to 28 psi and I run 30 psi which is much nicer. Right now 30 psi seems to be okay with the TPMS.
What is the "2012 Procal"? Or do you just mean the latest version? Do you need a special edition for the 2012 JK? On AEV's website, it just seems to have one version.
01-10-2012 08:13 AM
Dick Blonov
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Originally Posted by daggo66 View Post
If you have a bad sensor, the light will blink for 75 seconds and then remain lit. If you have a low tire, it will read "low tire pressure" on your odometer when you start the engine.
If you have a dead sensor, I agree. If the sensor is misreading the pressure (as one of mine did), you get the low tire pressure. FYI.

DB
01-10-2012 07:46 AM
Zombie4x4 they use short range RF to communicate to the vehicle, the recievers are located at the wheel hub where on there they are placed exactly i forget but that is where all vehicles have them for similar TPMS so like daggo66 said it reads your spare when in use but not while its on the back because frankly that would be useless why do i care if my spare is flat is its not being used i can visually see it it had no air in it.
01-10-2012 07:08 AM
daggo66
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Originally Posted by OutlawJK View Post
Have any data to show that?
Local dealer told me it reads the spare

Not doubting you be we could go back and forth unless we get a confirmation
Of the facts
Your local dealer is a dumb a$$. It's right in the owner's manual.

A tire pressure monitoring sensor is located in the spare
wheel if the vehicle is equipped with a matching full size
spare wheel and tire assembly. The matching full size spare
tire can be used in place of any of the four road tires. A low
spare tire will not cause the “Tire Pressure Monitoring
Telltale Light” to illuminate or the chime to sound.
01-10-2012 06:57 AM
OutlawJK
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Originally Posted by daggo66

It only "senses" the tires that are rolling. It "reads" the spare when it's in use.
Have any data to show that?
Local dealer told me it reads the spare

Not doubting you be we could go back and forth unless we get a confirmation
Of the facts
01-10-2012 06:52 AM
daggo66
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Originally Posted by OutlawJK View Post
I was told it reads all 5 including the spare
I left off the sensors when I got new wheels and just programmed it to 0
With the Pro Cal
Wasn't worth the hassle
No lights anytime even when I air down
It only "senses" the tires that are rolling. It "reads" the spare when it's in use.
01-10-2012 06:48 AM
OutlawJK
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Originally Posted by bengen1

i got my new rims from tirerack and they sent me 315 Mhz..and had a set of 285 70 17's mounted and after driving about 200 miles over a 4 day period no light until this morning it came on immediately..checked all tires n all set to 32 psi...I do have the stock spare still on tailgate, but I'm pretty sure it doesn't read the spare and only road driven tires...guess Ill spend more money and get a procal now....
I was told it reads all 5 including the spare
I left off the sensors when I got new wheels and just programmed it to 0
With the Pro Cal
Wasn't worth the hassle
No lights anytime even when I air down
01-10-2012 06:27 AM
HogDriver
Procal and TPMS

I bought the 2012 Procal primarily for the TPMS settings. When I installed 35 inch Nitto M/T I initially had to run 35 psi to keep the TPMS happy. It road really rough at 35 psi. Then I got the Procal and set the low pressure alarm to 28 psi and I run 30 psi which is much nicer. Right now 30 psi seems to be okay with the TPMS.
01-09-2012 09:26 PM
sunnykk
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Originally Posted by razdds2
How on earth do your duratracs say that max psi is 35 cold. mine say 80 psi cold...and DTD sent them to me at 70 psi!!!!
There are two kinds. Yours is probably the C rating. The D or higher rating tire has a higher psi.
01-09-2012 09:02 PM
razdds2 How on earth do your duratracs say that max psi is 35 cold. mine say 80 psi cold...and DTD sent them to me at 70 psi!!!!
01-09-2012 08:41 PM
bengen1
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Originally Posted by Vulcan Classic View Post
Looks like I may have the wrong sensors installed...according to my invoice the part # is 56029359AA; this is not the match for a 2012 Wrangler; I believe it should be a 56029479AB or 56029465AC
i got my new rims from tirerack and they sent me 315 Mhz..and had a set of 285 70 17's mounted and after driving about 200 miles over a 4 day period no light until this morning it came on immediately..checked all tires n all set to 32 psi...I do have the stock spare still on tailgate, but I'm pretty sure it doesn't read the spare and only road driven tires...guess Ill spend more money and get a procal now....
12-02-2011 08:19 PM
Barmanvarn I opted to just not get sensors on my new tires.... just bought the procal and will set the min PSI to 0.
12-02-2011 08:17 PM
Vulcan Classic Looks like I may have the wrong sensors installed...according to my invoice the part # is 56029359AA; this is not the match for a 2012 Wrangler; I believe it should be a 56029479AB or 56029465AC
11-30-2011 10:47 AM
goofygrin You can use the procal to recalibrate your tire size as well (odo, speedo and trans shift points for auto are all affected).
11-30-2011 09:05 AM
3JKs1H1
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Originally Posted by Vulcan Classic View Post
Apparently bad sensor then, that is exactly what its doing. Does anyone know what the proper sensor is for 2012 models? I ordered the sensors pre-installed with my new tires and wheels from DTD, supposedly Mopar OEM sensors with 433MHZ specs. Is this the proper sensor? I read some Chrysler vehicles use a 315MHZ sensor. The light did not come on until about 8 days after I swapped my wheels/tires. It seemed to initially come on when the weather first changed here in NC and haven't been able to get it to clear since. I was running the 33's at 32-33 PSI at the time.
Jeep TPMS 56029479 2010-12, $109 for a set off ebay, worked on my 2012.
11-30-2011 08:59 AM
Vulcan Classic Apparently bad sensor then, that is exactly what its doing. Does anyone know what the proper sensor is for 2012 models? I ordered the sensors pre-installed with my new tires and wheels from DTD, supposedly Mopar OEM sensors with 433MHZ specs. Is this the proper sensor? I read some Chrysler vehicles use a 315MHZ sensor. The light did not come on until about 8 days after I swapped my wheels/tires. It seemed to initially come on when the weather first changed here in NC and haven't been able to get it to clear since. I was running the 33's at 32-33 PSI at the time.
11-29-2011 08:48 PM
daggo66
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Originally Posted by Vulcan Classic View Post
OK I got my ProCal today and was able to disable the TPMS by setting the low threshold to 0 PSI. This cleared the light from coming on. However, when I tried to set an alternate setting, the light came back on, so I'm assuming I have a bad sensor somewhere. I will eventually rotate in the spare at my first rotation and test drive to try and figure out if I got a bad sensor or sensors.

Ideally, I'd like to keep the TPMS feature enabled at a lower running pressure for my 33's at 28-30 PSI with the low threshold around 24 PSI. But at least the annoying light is off for now.

I also re-calibrated my tire size to 32.75" to correct the speedometer and odometer.
If you have a bad sensor, the light will blink for 75 seconds and then remain lit. If you have a low tire, it will read "low tire pressure" on your odometer when you start the engine.
11-29-2011 08:46 PM
daggo66
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Originally Posted by willee51 View Post
Tire sensors, have never been a problem with the change. I was told as long as all 5-tires are about the same, no-problem! Must be right
That is incorrect information. They are set at a specific threshold based on the tires that are stock for the vehicle. Think about it, what good would a warning system be if it didn't activate because all 4 tires were flat, (same psi)
11-29-2011 05:57 PM
rics1997 The 28-30psi is for the most part right for true 33X12.5X15 tires. That is because they are class C tires in most cases. The Metric LT truck tires should be set to 35psi for most tires in that class. The tires are not the same. On LT tire lowering the PSI to 30 PSI might give a better ride but not better MPG or tire life
11-29-2011 04:51 PM
Vulcan Classic OK I got my ProCal today and was able to disable the TPMS by setting the low threshold to 0 PSI. This cleared the light from coming on. However, when I tried to set an alternate setting, the light came back on, so I'm assuming I have a bad sensor somewhere. I will eventually rotate in the spare at my first rotation and test drive to try and figure out if I got a bad sensor or sensors.

Ideally, I'd like to keep the TPMS feature enabled at a lower running pressure for my 33's at 28-30 PSI with the low threshold around 24 PSI. But at least the annoying light is off for now.

I also re-calibrated my tire size to 32.75" to correct the speedometer and odometer.
11-22-2011 08:50 PM
kbwwolf
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Originally Posted by Vulcan Classic View Post
I just ordered the ProCal, we'll see what happens!


Even if it won't fix your TPMS problem (which would surprise me), it does a # of other things that can be helpful in setting up your Jeep.

Let us know if it fixes the sensor issue, though...I've done some digging, on and off, since my last post in this thread, and have yet to find an instance where the Procal didn't solve whatever problem someone was having with TPMS.
11-22-2011 08:08 PM
Vulcan Classic I just ordered the ProCal, we'll see what happens!
11-22-2011 07:56 PM
ztrain9 Get the pro cal and u can set what psi u want,that way u can air up or down whenever without annoying light. Plus this unit is pretty cool,reset gearing,speedo lots of stuff, you set up unit and turn key on,plug in pro cal horn beeps turn key off pullout pro cal and your done.awesome product for the price.
11-22-2011 07:17 PM
kbwwolf
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Originally Posted by Vulcan Classic View Post
They are supposedly OEM Mopar sensors rated at 433Mhz, self-learning so they should sync to the computer, but after four days I assume SUM TING WONG!

Again , I ask, if I buy the ProCal will it clear the chime/light even if I have a bad sensor, though I'm not sure at this point. Ideally, I'd like to set it for 24-25 PSI low threshold, and run my 33x12.5-15's at 28-30PSI and still utilize the TPMS.
Wish I could answer that...

Setting them for a low threshold SHOULD work, though I suppose a sensor could malfunction and give a bad reading regardless of what it was set for. They do have microprocessors in them.

Maybe somebody'll chime in who's had one go wacky on them.
11-22-2011 07:11 PM
Vulcan Classic They are supposedly OEM Mopar sensors rated at 433Mhz, self-learning so they should sync to the computer, but after four days I assume SUM TING WONG!

Again , I ask, if I buy the ProCal will it clear the chime/light even if I have a bad sensor, though I'm not sure at this point. Ideally, I'd like to set it for 24-25 PSI low threshold, and run my 33x12.5-15's at 28-30PSI and still utilize the TPMS.
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