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After reading through this thread I feel pretty dang lucky.

When I put winter tires on steel rims last fall I had the dealer do it and I purchased a set of OEM sensors from them to install in the new wheels.

Now I've put my stock rims and summer tires back on (with factory sensors still installed) and I fully expected to have to go down to a tire shop and have sensors re-linked, but I didn't. After a short drive the sensors re-linked themselves. And maybe it's a fluke but they even picked up the locations correctly.

I don't know exactly what this means - maybe my dealer just cloned the factory sensors as opposed to setting the winter rims up as new ones, that would explain the automatic re-linking but it seems unlikely that I put the sensors back in their correct positions; or maybe the system is just that smart and it detected the sensors and their distances from the brain to recalibrate the system automatically. Or maybe a tire gnome came and fixed it from me while I was sleeping.

I don't know. It's a mystery to me.

But I was pretty pumped that it worked out the way it did because now I know I can flip back and forth between wheel sets without having to worry about setting up sensors every time.
 

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After reading through this thread I feel pretty dang lucky.

When I put winter tires on steel rims last fall I had the dealer do it and I purchased a set of OEM sensors from them to install in the new wheels.

Now I've put my stock rims and summer tires back on (with factory sensors still installed) and I fully expected to have to go down to a tire shop and have sensors re-linked, but I didn't. After a short drive the sensors re-linked themselves. And maybe it's a fluke but they even picked up the locations correctly.

I don't know exactly what this means - maybe my dealer just cloned the factory sensors as opposed to setting the winter rims up as new ones, that would explain the automatic re-linking but it seems unlikely that I put the sensors back in their correct positions; or maybe the system is just that smart and it detected the sensors and their distances from the brain to recalibrate the system automatically. Or maybe a tire gnome came and fixed it from me while I was sleeping.

I don't know. It's a mystery to me.

But I was pretty pumped that it worked out the way it did because now I know I can flip back and forth between wheel sets without having to worry about setting up sensors every time.
Ive been driving the truck for a few days since I put the summer tires back on. I'm going to check if they "learned" their position.
 

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Ive been driving the truck for a few days since I put the summer tires back on. I'm going to check if they "learned" their position.
I have no idea how it happened and it's theoretically possible that it's a fluke but mine seems to have done it automatically..

I operating on the assumption that my dealer cloned the replacement set instead of creating them a new separate sensors..
 

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I have no idea how it happened and it's theoretically possible that it's a fluke but mine seems to have done it automatically..

I operating on the assumption that my dealer cloned the replacement set instead of creating them a new separate sensors..
I know that some TPMS systems have a ability to store another set of sensor. New Toyota's can do it.
 

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After reading through this thread I feel pretty dang lucky.

When I put winter tires on steel rims last fall I had the dealer do it and I purchased a set of OEM sensors from them to install in the new wheels.

Now I've put my stock rims and summer tires back on (with factory sensors still installed) and I fully expected to have to go down to a tire shop and have sensors re-linked, but I didn't. After a short drive the sensors re-linked themselves. And maybe it's a fluke but they even picked up the locations correctly.

I don't know exactly what this means - maybe my dealer just cloned the factory sensors as opposed to setting the winter rims up as new ones, that would explain the automatic re-linking but it seems unlikely that I put the sensors back in their correct positions; or maybe the system is just that smart and it detected the sensors and their distances from the brain to recalibrate the system automatically. Or maybe a tire gnome came and fixed it from me while I was sleeping.

I don't know. It's a mystery to me.

But I was pretty pumped that it worked out the way it did because now I know I can flip back and forth between wheel sets without having to worry about setting up sensors every time.
They cloned the sensors for sure. The Frontier can only hold one set of sensor codes.
 
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They cloned the sensors for sure. The Frontier can only hold one set of sensor codes.
I just checked the position of my sensor and they are in the correct position. When I first put them on and aired them up they were showing different locations. Now after put some miles on the truck they seemed to have learned the correct position.
 
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