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Old 03-11-2016, 09:19 AM
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Help! TPM valve issue.

I have a 2013 Wrangler that I bought new, and paid $800 for mudders that I bought last Fall. Wanted to save those tires now that winter's over, so I found 5 really great used tires mounted on wheels from a 2011 Jeep four door Wrangler. Paid $500 for all.

The shop couldn't seem to get the TPM set, at all. There was no light on the dash, even after a short drive. Wasn't until that night that the light on the dash appeared.

Called a friend who owns a very reputable tire shop and he looked the 2011 VS the 2013 Jeep TPMs and said it appeared that the valves had changed in those years, and the only solution was all new valves. I can overlook an idiot light if I have to, verses taking all the tires apart and buying all new valves, but my question is: Has anyone found a workaround to this type of problem?

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Old 03-11-2016, 01:06 PM   #2
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Yeah the sensors are different, I think they changed in 2012. I believe the only way to disable the TPMS light is to use a Procal but that's going to cost you some more cash. It might be worth it though if those tires you have are bigger and you want to recalibrate for your speedo and shift points (auto).

New sensors are pretty cheap if you get them off of ebay. It's a PITA but maybe your buddy can swap them out for you. I have a good friend too that works at my dealership but hate bothering him all the time to do stuff lol.
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