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First off, I am not asking how to reset the TPMS light or re-learn. I am simply getting some input on my experience.

I have two sets of wheels (wheel+tire) each with their own set of TPMS sensors. I use one set (highway tires) about nine months of the year and the other set (knobbies for snow) during the winter. When I bought the second set (highway tires and wheels separately), I bought a set of new TPMS sensors as well. Local tire place installed the sensors, tires, and wheels then programmed my TPMS. Everything worked great. Before I had these synced to my truck, the TPMS sensors in the original set (knobbies) were synced and working.

Last week, I swapped wheels. I expected the TPMS light to come on and stay on all winter (I was resigned to this as I didn't want to go to the shop and have them do it and charge me, and I also didn't want to the DIY method). Funny thing is, it's been a week, I've driven several hundred miles, and TPMS light stays off. Has not even blinked.

Anyone has an explanation? When winter is over and I swap wheels again, am I going to be lucky again? Does my truck magically have eight sensors synced and working?
 

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Not trying to ask a dumb question, but is there any chance the TPMS warning light bulb burned out? You might want to put the key in the "ON" position to do a bulb check, just to make sure the bulb works. If it does, than I don't know what to tell you. As far as I know, the system on our Nissans is only supposed to be able to memorize four sensors. Some others, like Toyota, can do five.
 

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No idea. Mine only work for my summer or winter wheels, not both.

(Bet your light comes on tomorrow... that's the kind of thing that would happen to me)
 

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Do you park near your other set of tires? My dad's F150 picks up his summer tire sensors in the garage. It's not until he drives 75km+ from home that the TPMS warning illuminates, turns off again after sitting in the driveway near the garage.
 

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Not trying to ask a dumb question, but is there any chance the TPMS warning light bulb burned out? You might want to put the key in the "ON" position to do a bulb check, just to make sure the bulb works. If it does, than I don't know what to tell you. As far as I know, the system on our Nissans is only supposed to be able to memorize four sensors. Some others, like Toyota, can do five.
TPMS bulb is still working - checked it last night

No idea. Mine only work for my summer or winter wheels, not both.

(Bet your light comes on tomorrow... that's the kind of thing that would happen to me)
Has been 2 weeks and 1 day...I should have seen it by now, right?

Do you park near your other set of tires? My dad's F150 picks up his summer tire sensors in the garage. It's not until he drives 75km+ from home that the TPMS warning illuminates, turns off again after sitting in the driveway near the garage.
Wheels are in my garage. I park on the street at least 100' feet away. Doubt the range is that high.

Anyway, I'm happy the light is not coming on. I check the pressures myself. ::smile::
 
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