Posted 11 March 2012 - 06:08 PM
Posted 11 March 2012 - 08:37 PM
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2013 Chevrolet Silverado Ext. Cab 4x4 LS 4.8L Purchased New 5/2013 - Currently with 50,000 miles
Posted 29 October 2012 - 11:44 PM
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2011 SIERRA, 5.3, 6 SPD, G80 DIFF, CARGO MGMT SYSTEM, TRI-FOLD HARD TONNEAU, ROLLIN ON 20'S
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Posted 30 October 2012 - 05:56 AM
They put the vehicle in the "learn mode", put the butt end of the tool on the tire near the TPMS sensor, and face the front of the tool towards the vehicles computor then press a button, and your done.
Edited by Gurrzt, 30 October 2012 - 05:59 AM.
Posted 30 October 2012 - 06:54 AM
Posted 30 October 2012 - 09:30 AM
Tire stores here charge for that. I bought the $50 tool and do it myself now. 2012's you have to use the tool, takes 3-4 minutes...
I was just wondering. My 2011 doesn't have the "air out" method for reset in the owners manual, but it does work. Has anyone tried it with the 2012+ trucks. Is it for sure GM did away with this more user friendly reset method? Just curious
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Posted 30 October 2012 - 05:19 PM
Posted 30 October 2012 - 08:46 PM
Posted 31 October 2012 - 06:42 AM
Why are they making cars so difficult.
It is honestly for the "impaired morons" that drive their vehicles on near flat tires, that our federal government had to step in and mandate the vehicle manufacturers install a system to let you know that your tire or tires are low on air.
I meen, let's face it, if you are to stupid to check your vehicle tires air pressure (I do every 3 months) and adjust it, you should not be behind the steering wheel driving a car.
Edited by Gurrzt, 01 November 2012 - 01:33 PM.
Posted 27 December 2013 - 10:18 PM
My 2011 GMC manual says to use scan tool, but after reading this thread, I used the let air out for a couple of seconds. It was slow to respond but I was patient and it gave me the 2 chirps when complete. The dash indicated to "service tire system" or something like that, the readings for each of the tires was ----. I did it again and it completed again with the two chirps and all was fine. I aired up to the pressures I wanted and all is good.
My truck had been sitting for a day, so perhaps if I had just driven it, the learning procedure would have worked first time around? No worries, it is good now.
Thanks for reminding me that this could be done on 2011 GMC Sierra 2500HD.
I have seen the magnet tool on Amazon and wonder if that would be more reliable? Perhaps just a strong magnet near the valve stem would work just as good?
Posted 20 November 2014 - 04:57 PM
I've been researching the TPMS system on the new truck. I've read on the board that it is possible to reset by letting air out of tires starting at the drivers front side and going around the truck. However, there's nothing in my owner's manual (at least that I've found) that says this will work with the 2011's. Has anyone tried it with the 2011 trucks or any of you dealer guys know if the 2011's can be reset by letting pressure out of the tires?
Yes I just did it and it works great, turn key to on Don't star engine, press both lock and unlock together until horn sounds, start with driver front then drain air until horn sound then pass front repeat then pass back repeat then driver back repeat , got new tires and Sam didn't do it, work like a champ.
Posted 03 December 2014 - 07:18 PM
Any one know the procedure for a 2014 Sierra 1500 SLE? plan to upgrade my vehicle to 32's and now wonder if the sensors need replacement or could they be reset. any comments will be appreciated.
Posted 04 December 2014 - 11:57 AM
I heard at some point in the 2011 model year GM removed the programing for relearn by letting air out of each tire and only a tool will work.
My truck was built 8-04-2011, but I have not needed to do a relearn yet, so I can not say if it will work or not. I will most likely just buy the tool.
Posted 02 January 2015 - 02:52 PM
I really like simple. Don't bother with relearn. If one pressure goes off the reservation, get out your $4.99 jcwhitney tire gauge and check them all. Correct them all. You will know where at least one sensor is.
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