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2012 Audi A5

Submodel / Qualifier: Direct TMPS

SKU Results: RS+ Sensor: 234234

TPMS Sensor Frequency: 315

OE Valve: None

OE Service Kit: 59112

OE Service Kit Torque: 8 (71)

Universal Service Kit: U1-3

Universal Service Kit Torque: 6 (53)

GM 315 MHz Tire-Fill Assist Now Available on Alligator RS-series Sensors

Alligator RS & RS+ universal TPMS sensors now cover late-model General Motors vehicles that have 315 MHz systems and tire-fill assist (Buick: Envision; Cadillac: Escalade, XT5; Chevrolet: Bolt, Colorado, Equinox, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe; GMC: Canyon, Sierra, Terrain, Yukon).

The vehicles are the first GM models that have a Tire Fill Alert feature. The system indicates via audial & visual cues when a tire is being inflated. When refilling a tire after the seeing a low-tire warning, the turn signal will blink on the corner that is being filled and inform the driver that the optimal tire pressure has been reached by beeping the horn once. If the tire is accidentally over-inflated, the horn will beep three times.

To register new sensors, the user/installer can follow the standard GM procedure for manual TPMS relearns. a TPMS activation tool is required to trigger the sensors once the vehicle is in learning mode.

Shops that stock Alligator sensors are utilizing user-friendly TPMS units which make the techs’ jobs easier, reduces unnecessary downtime in the bays for TPMS learning or sensor issues, helps the business’ bottom line, and keeps its customers happy and coming back. Wegmann will continue to add value to the RS series TPMS sensors from Alligator by adding coverage for different vehicle applications so that the product never goes obsolete.

When replacing OEM sensors with aftermarket units, rest assured that RS series TPMS sensors from Alligator will provide all the functionality the vehicle delivers!

Regardless of the tool that’s used to program the sensors, these vehicles should be available for programming after completing the latest update.