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Old 06-05-2015, 04:19 PM   #1
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Angry tire pressure monitoring system

Wow what a week! We just returned home from our shake down trip to prepare for our Alaska trip in three weeks. Everything went perfect until we started home. We had been traveling about twenty minutes when my tire pressure monitor ALARMED. I have brand new Cooper tires and had just checked them before we left the campground and everything was ok. I pulled off the road and checked anyhow and all was well. This is the third false alarm. The system is Tire Minder and it is time to replace it. Does anyone have experience with a different system?

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Old 06-05-2015, 04:28 PM   #2
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TST is what I have and have had no issues. Great customer service.

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Old 06-05-2015, 05:20 PM   #3
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Had a short experience with Tire Minder, but literally threw the display and sensors in the garbage somewhere in Montana. Only word I can use on this forum is Junk; all others would get me banned.

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TST has worked very well for me. Really like it.
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Old 06-05-2015, 07:41 PM   #5
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What was the alarm? Low pressure, high pressure, temperature?

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Old 06-05-2015, 07:53 PM   #6
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The pressure was blinking. It was showing higher than I measured
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Old 06-05-2015, 07:57 PM   #7
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Go with the TST 507 alarms are settable for low high and temp. I have had two TST monitors and never had an issue. Original one did not have user replaceable batteries in sensors. I upgraded with the last TT purchase and love them. You will need metal stems, but that is something you should do any way. Suggest you have dealer that mounts stems, balance as well with sensor attached. Many people say TT tires do not need to be balanced, but they rotate the same or higher speed as the Tv tires and no one dries with unbalanced TV tires.

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Old 06-05-2015, 08:31 PM   #8
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Thanks for the info. I just put new tires on with metal stems. This is the third strike for Tire minder. It is just not a reliable system. We are leaving for Alaska on July 1, and I do not need any extra problems
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Old 06-05-2015, 09:19 PM   #9
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I just installed an EEZ RV Products system (10 sensors). Love it. Great support too.

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Old 06-06-2015, 12:31 PM   #10
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tire pressure will go up as you drive and read low if you couldn't tell coalspot have fun in Alaska the temperature changes will drive a pressure pro pressure pressure system crazy

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