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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 30th May 2018, 13:43
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p.s The tyre pressure sensor also has a cr2032 battery in, so this could be, i suppose, at fault.

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post #12 of 16 (permalink) Old 30th May 2018, 19:26
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the bmax parts catalogue shows pressure sensors for the entire production range.
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post #13 of 16 (permalink) Old 30th May 2018, 22:25
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My manual page 159 states that I have an ABS based system detecting rolling circumference differences. It seems to be able to detect 2 psi difference. Its a March 2013 Titanium.
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post #14 of 16 (permalink) Old 27th January 2020, 11:37
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Just had my front tyres changed and no valve sensor. It's definitely ABS rolling diameter and I had to reset it manually before the warning light went out. 2013MY

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post #15 of 16 (permalink) Old 27th January 2020, 14:04
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You can tell which system you have, If you have a more modern system with pressure sensor inside the valve (sometimes you can gently rock the valve stem a bit and you can hear the sensor hitting the alloys inside the wheel) .


I you have a display with indicated Tyre pressures for each wheel you have the new system.


My system is the old type were it measures the 'Drag' between two sets of wheels eg. two front ones.


A dragging brake will also give a warning on this system because there would be more drag on one side compared to the other.

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post #16 of 16 (permalink) Old 4th March 2020, 00:27
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Any relevance?:

22-11-2018:*Report of alloy wheels of 2015 corroding around the stems of the TMPS valves, letting out air. Ford offered 268.44 contribution towards the overall cost of 776.52 as goodwill.

19-7-2019:*Report of leaking air from tyres of 2016 setting off TMPS alarms. Two TPMS valve sensors have already been replaced.
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