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2012 Audi A5

Submodel / Qualifier: Direct TMPS

SKU Results:

Sens.it RS+ Sensor: 234234

TPMS Sensor Frequency: 315

OEM Valve: None

OEM Service Kit: 59112

OEM Service Kit Torque: 8 (71)

Universal Service Kit: U1-3

Universal Service Kit Torque: 6 (53)

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Ford Banded TPMS

Ford Banded TPMS

The very first Ford models with tire pressure monitoring systems (model years 2002-06) were equipped with integrated valve/sensor units. The TPMS sensor was mounted on the bottom of the valve, and the metal stem couldn't be replaced. The second generation of Ford TPMS...

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Sensor IDs on Ford Banded Sensors

Sensor IDs on Ford Banded Sensors

Ford maintains tight tolerances on the sensor IDs for their vehicles’ TPMS systems. For the cars & trucks that come equipped with OEM banded sensors, the ID must start with either a 1 or a 2.If a different ID is programmed into the aftermarket sensor, then the...

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Sensor IDs on Ford Snap-in Sensors

Sensor IDs on Ford Snap-in Sensors

Ford maintains tight tolerances on the sensor IDs for their vehicles' TPMS systems. For the newer cars & trucks that come equipped with OEM snap-in sensors, the ID must start with either a 3 or a 6. The first vehicles that used snap-ins after switching from banded...

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Sens.it RS+ TPMS Sensors Compatible with ABS-learning

Sens.it RS+ TPMS Sensors Compatible with ABS-learning

Several newer vehicles come equipped with ABS-based learning, for the TPMS system. For example, certain models from these makes: Chrysler, Ford, GM, Hyundai/Kia, Mazda, Nissan & Toyota. The systems utilize data from both the TPMS sensors and from the ABS system...

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Sens.it RS+ TPMS Sensors Support LF-Learning

Sens.it RS+ TPMS Sensors Support LF-Learning

Several mid-2000's German vehicles (Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volkswagen) and some early-model Jaguar/Land Rover vehicles came equipped with LF-learning TPMS systems. Low-frequency initiators in each wheel well triggered the sensors in a certain way, so that the...

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Hexadecimal vs Decimal IDs

Hexadecimal vs Decimal IDs

When cloning OE sensors, it's important to pay attention to the ID type. If the sensor ID is manually entered into the programming tool, then it's necessary to match the format. Hexadecimal is a base-16 system, so each digit can be a number (0-9) or a letter (A-F)....

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TPMS Sensor Testing on Early-Model German Vehicles

TPMS Sensor Testing on Early-Model German Vehicles

The OE sensors on some German vehicles with early TPMS systems didn't have LF coils. So the parts can't be read using the wireless LF signal that TPMS tools use.Examples include: Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche & Volkswagen vehicles that come equipped with OEM...

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Ford, Chrysler Vehicles with Magnetically-Activated TPMS

Ford, Chrysler Vehicles with Magnetically-Activated TPMS

The OEM sensors on some early-model Ford/Chrysler vehicles with TPMS (2002-10MY, OE sensors made by Schrader) are activated magnetically.Examples include:Chrysler 300M, Concorde, CrossfireDodge Intrepid & ViperJeep LibertyFord FreestarLincoln AviatorMercury...

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AVT41 TPMS Tool Tips

AVT41 TPMS Tool Tips

Sensor Testing Point the tool's antenna at the tire sidewall, near the valve stem OBD-learning Ensure that the tool has sufficiently charged battery Connect the OBD cable to the diagnostic port before turning the ignition on If the tool has trouble connecting to the...

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Lowline TPMS versus Highline TPMS

Lowline TPMS versus Highline TPMS

The automotive service industry is always changing. New vehicle technology means new learning requirements for technicians and that includes new terms and definitions. Regarding TPMS, words like lowline and highline are commonly used. Lowline refers to a system that...

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