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Norm Peterson
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From what I understand, the earlier sensors will turn off the light but won't provide (or perhaps not provide accurately) the tire pressure in real time.

kn7671 - I'd be a little cautious about assigning too much credit to your TPMS for your episode with a tire that got cut down. I have a tire sidewall (all that I kept) from a similar episode on a car built over 20 years before TPMS was available. If your wheels are wide enough for the tire sizes you're running (read, slightly stretched tire fitments), a car can remain surprisingly controllable all the way down to zero psi. The site I have a picture on seems to be down, otherwise I'd post a picture.


'08 GT coupe, 5M, wheels, tires, pads, fluid, a few suspension mods . . . still almost stock height
'19 WRX, 6M (hers)
'01 Maxima 20AE, 5M (spare, winter driver)
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