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Old 10-13-2014, 08:44 PM   #1
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Leave TPMS on RV while in storage?

I've researched systems but would like to know if you leave the TPMS on your RV while in storage?

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Old 10-13-2014, 09:38 PM   #2
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The manual for the one I use says you'll get better battery life if they are removed from the wheel. I think the zero pressure turns them off...
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Old 10-13-2014, 09:41 PM   #3
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I got the TST units that have a five-year battery. No reason to subject them to sun and weather when the MH sits, so they get put to sleep.
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Old 10-14-2014, 06:19 AM   #4
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Most better units "go to sleep" with no motion (no tire rotation)..
Weather/sun is taken care of by tire covers or indoor parking. Our made in China batteries last at least 3 years and are ordered from China @ .25 cents each with free shipping. Probably made in the same factory as the $5.00 each Panasonics sold by Radio Shack
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Hi hutchg,
I have the Pressure Pro system. If the coach is not to be moved for several weeks or more, I remove the sensors (from the valve stem) and store them in the coach basement. I'm getting 7+ years of battery life out of each sensor.
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No need to remove them. Just loosen them so the pressure is relieved. When ready to go, just spin them back on tight and hit the road.
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