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Old 03-12-2014, 04:04 PM   #11
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We bought the TST 507 about a year ago and have been very happy with it. The batteries on the individual tire sensors are replaceable, although I have not had to replace mine yet.
X2...TST is the way to go...very dependable and accurate system
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Old 03-12-2014, 05:11 PM   #12
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Yes TST will replace the charger. Have not contacted them, but they do seem to be good to work with. Unit is still under warranty. Nothing against either make, TireMinder or TST, but I think I like the TST unit better.
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Old 03-12-2014, 05:31 PM   #13
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X2...TST is the way to go...very dependable and accurate system
X3! Great system. Reasonable price.
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Old 03-12-2014, 08:23 PM   #14
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Thanks everyone, that's the one thing I like about this forum if you put a question out there you get a lot of response without too much flak.
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Old 03-14-2014, 01:26 PM   #15
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Had the TireMinder system for 2 years. Started have trouble with dropped signal and sensors. Have the TST system now. The charger pin on the TST broke the first time used.

The TireMinder is easier to see in the day time.
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I had the tiremender system for four months and then gave it a nice funeral in a garbage can. It constantly dropped signals even when standing next to the sensors.
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Old 03-28-2014, 08:10 PM   #16
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Just a note. TST is offering a three year warranty on any units purchased this Month (March) and 10 percent off if you call in the order.
I'm ordering a set on Monday.
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Old 03-30-2014, 09:07 AM   #17
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The TST system save us from damage on our trip this weekend. Had a tire split but not blow out. The system showed the tire losing pressure from 80LBS to 55LBS in about 1 1/2 miles. That gave me time to exit the Interstate and drive down the service road another 1/4 to a safe place to change tires. After stoping, the tire was completely flat in 3 minutes.

The trailer never showed signs of having a tire problem. I never felt the tire going down. The TST system is the only way I knew about the tire. Continuing at highway speed, that tire would have come apart taking out my hot water heater, furnace, and the bottom of my kitchen cabinets.

Had four new tire put on before pulling into the campground.
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Old 03-30-2014, 09:35 AM   #18
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we just ordered the 507 flow through. will put them on tomorrow. they do highly recommend metal valve stems though. they have the 3year warranty along with the 10% discount if you call and order.
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I would like the flow-through sensors; however, I'm not sure they will fit. The standard sensor, which appears to be the same ones used with the Tireminder system, just fit inside the wheel opening where the valves are.

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Old 03-30-2014, 10:35 AM   #20
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I bought the TireMinder in 2011. Occasionally, it would lose a signal to a sensor maybe once on a trip. I would unscrew the sensor from the valve stem and screw it back on and everything was fine. On my last trip, the sensor lost signal and I couldn't get it to connect back with the monitor. Upon inspection, the clip inside the sensor that holds the battery had broken, making the sensor inoperable. Every year, I send them my old batteries and they would send me new ones for free. I called them to explain my problems with the sensors and they told me to mail them my 4 sensors and my monitor and they would test them for 2 weeks and come up with a solution. After about a week, I began to think, oh boy I hope I haven't screwed myself and they rip me off to get it back. A week later, I called them and a rep went over my problems. The sensor with the bad battery clip could not be fixed and would have to be replaced. Uh oh, I thought here it goes. He said a new sensor is $45 or a refurbished one for $35. I have seen a pair of new sensors for $79+ so I thought this was on par for this product. So I started asking questions about the drop out in signals. He asked if I had a booster, and I said no. He said they don't sell TireMinders without out them now for this very reason(radio interference). So he said "since I am such a valuable customer", he would sell me a booster for $35 (normally $75) and throw in a reconditioned sensor. I couldn't give him my credit card fast enough! 3 days later, I get my monitor, my 3 old sensors, a "new" reconditioned sensor, booster, 10 batteries and 10 new o rings! The booster connects directly to the RV battery and fits perfectly in the battery box. I have a trip coming up soon to give it a test. I was very impressed with the customer service I received even though my product has been out of warranty for 3 years.
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