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Old 08-15-2013, 06:18 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by terry735001 View Post
here in FL we have on i4 some test sensors in the road to talk to trucks on the road its some type of test system

i have seen some posted some where that this system plays with some after market systems like this

could be some thing to think about

Never thought of this, will try to take note the next time my alarms go off.

To the original poster, check out my post and the problems I've had, still have no solution.
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Old 08-17-2013, 10:55 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by wa8yxm View Post
Try this theory..
1: A passing vehicle has the same TPMS system and one of their sensors, on a low pressure tire, has the SAME Electronic ID as one of yours?

Answer, as they pass, at some point their sensor will be much "Stronger" and will "Capture" your receiver, setting off the low pressure alarm.

Based on the behavior I am seeing (sudden drop of pressure to a specific value (50 psi or 30 psi versus the actual 85), then return to the correct value I would tend to believe this reasoning. HOWEVER - I have been acting under the belief that the sensors had unique ID codes to identify them to the receiver so as to preclude interference (they certainly have unique serial numbers). Is that not the case, and there are actually a limited number of broadcast ID codes for the sensors, so that interference from a passing sensor would then be possible????

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Old 08-20-2013, 07:04 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by djbmsu View Post
I just installed the Tire Safeguard and I have had 5 false alarms.
Two on the same and three on different tires. I will admit the first was alarming as it showed from 108 lbs to 0 . However this was showing on the left front tire and it was obvious it was not 0 as it was driving fine.
This was on a 36 ft Tiffin Red. I have now installed the same Tire Safeguard on our New 2014 Phaeton and in 1,500 miles no such alarms.
I was reading this post and see you have a 2014 Phaeton, and you have a tire safeguard system. We are in the process of buying both. Please tell me about your Phaeton, how you like it or don't like it. If it is not too personal, give me an idea what you paid before taxes for the unit? Anything you can tell me would be appreciated.

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