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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)

Jaguar, Land Rover LF-learning Vehicles Now Covered by Alligator RS-series TPMS Sensors

Alligator RS & RS+ universal TPMS sensors now cover early-model Land Rover/Jaguar vehicles with LF-learning systems (Land Rover: LR-series, Range Rover [incl Sport & Evoque] & Jaguar: F-Type, Super V8, Vanden Plas, XF, XJ, XK & X-Type).

The vehicles are some of the first models from those manufacturers that came equipped with TPMS so the reach of Alligator coverage continues to grow. The vehicles are also an example of early-model TPMS automatic learning – LF initiators in each wheel well trigger the sensors in a specific way, so the system can automatically recognize new sensor IDs.

If no scan tool is available for manual sensor ID registration, then simply simply drive the vehicle until the pressures for the new tires show up on the display or until the TPMS warning light clears. Sensors that have an auto-learning feature are especially helpful for DIYers that install wheels themselves but don’t have access to a special tool for new sensor ID registration and for wheel shops that rely on the end-users to handle the TPMS learning process.

The sensor also supports location detection, so when rotating tires, there’s no need to reset the system manually – simply follow the same procedure as auto-learning and the display will show the new sensor locations after driving for a few minutes.

Shops that stock Alligator RS 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.