|July 15 2020||
Schrader Announces Winners of Shop Stool GiveawaySchrader, the automotive aftermarket brand of Sensata Technologies and the world leader in TPMS, recently announced the winners of their Schrader Academy Shop Stool Giveaway contest, which ended on June 30th.
|July 11 2020||
Direct TPMS Versus Indirect TPMSDirect TPMS (dTPMS) gathers accurate pressure data directly from the tire valve via four dedicated pressure sensors that are attached to the valve, reporting pressure readings in real-time. Indirect TPMS, on the other hand, uses the ABS system to approximate tire pressure, and motorists must drive a substantial distance before an alert will be generated.
|July 7 2020||
Everything You Need to Know About the TREAD ActThe Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability and Documentation (TREAD) Act was passed by Congress in 2000 in response to a major recall of defective tires that created unsafe driving conditions and multiple driver fatalities (one hundred deaths due to rollovers were attributed to tire tread separation). The TREAD Act has since been incorporated into the existing National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966.
|June 18 2020||
Understanding TPMS ProgrammingDirect Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems are a highly technical vehicle safety feature and the TPMS sensor is a crucial component of the system. There are many different sensor types available on the market, including the aftermarket’s preferred solution - programmable sensors. Programmable sensors, like Schrader’s EZ-sensor® family of products, come blank and need to be programmed to the specific make, model, and year of the vehicle being serviced.
|May 30 2020||
Back to Basics: A Guide to TPMS Programming ToolsTires need to be kept in good condition for the safety of the vehicle owner and all drivers on the road. After all, they are the only component connecting the vehicle to the road. A big part of keeping tires in good shape is ensuring proper tire pressure and adherence to manufacturer requirements. In addition to TPMS sensors, TPMS programming and diagnostic tools play an important role in your TPMS program...
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