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Old 01-24-2016, 06:55 PM   #11
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Many times when you have a blowout or tread separation, there is no rise in temp or pressure, just "BOOM".
The TPMS doesn't stop a faulty tire from exploding. It will only tell you when there is a potential problem or a catastrophic event. Many times, people have had blowouts and didn't know it till a passing car informed them. Otherwise, they could have driven till the remnants were set on fire or ground down to nothing but a metal rim. It happens often!
A TPMS doesn't "STOP" any problem, it only notifies you as to the temp, pressure, and any variances, in real time. It's up to you to use this information to whatever end.
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Old 01-25-2016, 04:24 PM   #12
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It doesn't sound like your TPMS was doing you any justice if you have had four blowouts while using it. The TPMS should have given you enough warning that the pressure was building in the tire before it blow.
So, blowouts are from high pressure?

On a more serious note, TPMS- wouldn't leave home without it.
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Old 01-25-2016, 04:28 PM   #13
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So, blowouts are from high pressure?
I don't know?

You tell me what you think.
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Old 01-25-2016, 04:31 PM   #14
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So, blowouts are from high pressure?

On a more serious note, TPMS- wouldn't leave home without it.
Yep...my advice for all new folks with RVs is to make their #1 upgrade a good set of TPMS sensors!!! (I'll never go without them, now, either.)
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Old 01-25-2016, 07:13 PM   #16
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So, blowouts are from high pressure?

On a more serious note, TPMS- wouldn't leave home without it.
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I don't know?

You tell me what you think.
I should have said blowouts can be caused from high pressure or low pressure. Low pressure causing the tire to heat up and become weak. A TPMS should indicate a state of low pressure and or temperature rise indicating something is wrong before it becomes a real problem.

I have the TST 507 and it tells me if there is an increase or decrease in PSI or an increase in temp.
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Maybe some of you could link to the TPMS that you are using? That would be helpful for those of us considering.
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With what I know now, I would have gotten this:

Truck System Technologies TPMS 4 Sensor Tire Monitor System w Flow Thru Sensors https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00XNVA1B6..._egyQwb22APRH2

I currently am using the non flow thru sensors that I have to take off to add air.


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We use the TST 507RV with flow through sensors. Great company with personal service. The monitor is easy to setup and the company will provide you with extra "O" rings and seals for the sensors just by calling them. Great investment to make on any RV.
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Maybe some of you could link to the TPMS that you are using? That would be helpful for those of us considering.
I bought the TST 507 system with flow-through sensors from these people. They had the best price I found at the time, they extended the normal 2-year warranty to 3 years and the product was shipped from the manufacturer!
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http://www.infotechrvsolutions.com/TPMS.html
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