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Im not a fan of the factory options for wheels on the insight.

Can I fit the insight with aftermarket wheels and still operate the TPS system? IF so How is this accomplished?
 

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The Insight and the Civic use a TPMS system that doesn’t require a tire sensor. Instead it looks at the wheel RPM. You can reset the TPMS from the information display after you change tires/wheels
 

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I’ve done the TPMS calibration in the settings twice now but have yet to see any data on the instrument panel or the HondaLink App telling me the pressure of each tire. Am I dong something wrong? Is it when designed to display the individual tire pressure anywhere?
 

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based on the manual, I think it's just an indicator if a tire might be low. It will tell you which tire(s) are affected.

I read that but from what things were showing on the website, it looked as if the HondaLink App should show each individual tire pressure. Maybe not on this particular model... Which I find odd. Being a hybrid, you strive to achieve superior fuel economy and having properly inflated tires are part of making that happen. Odd.

At least I know nothing's wrong with it.... Working exactly as it should. :smile:
 

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based on the manual, I think it's just an indicator if a tire might be low. It will tell you which tire(s) are affected.

I read that but from what things were showing on the website, it looked as if the HondaLink App should show each individual tire pressure. Maybe not on this particular model... Which I find odd. Being a hybrid, you strive to achieve superior fuel economy and having properly inflated tires are part of making that happen. Odd.

At least I know nothing's wrong with it.... Working exactly as it should. [img= class=inlineimg]https://www.gen3insight.com/forum/images/NO_BRAND/smilies/tango_face_smile.png[/img][/QUOTE

Yeah it's looking like they skipped the actual readings on this one and all it does is let you know when you have low pressure.
 

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I went into the vehicle settings after adjusting tire pressure, and started the tpms calibration. I'm not sure if I did it correctly because the software doesn't provide any feedback/confirmation that the calibration has started. After I hit the calibrate button, it just goes back to the vehicle settings menu.


Anybody here have any experience using the tpms calibration?
 

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I think a message only shows up if the "calibration failed to start." If that failure message comes up, the instruction is to re-select the calibration options and try again. Otherwise, the calibration finishes automatically after 30 min of 30-60 mph driving.
 

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Just swapped tires out summer to winter... just plopped them off and plopped the winter set on... no codes thrown

Although I did get a TPMS light the first week I owned the car... Learning curve that the TPMS runs off the hub and not sensors within the tire... Sure makes it nice swapping tires and not having to deal with TPMS sensors within the tire.
 

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Is it normal for the tire pressure warning to come on after installing winter tires? I'm assuming TPMS needs to be recalibrated? My winters are on downsized steel rims.

Will also head back to Costco to double check the pressure.
 

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Is it normal for the tire pressure warning to come on after installing winter tires? I'm assuming TPMS needs to be recalibrated? My winters are on downsized steel rims.

Will also head back to Costco to double check the pressure.
TPMS doesn't always come on with tire swap, as with @whiteinsight's experience in post above. But it seems like a good idea to recalibrate TPMS whenever the tires are changed out. Downsizing likely triggered the error/message.
 

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Is it normal for the tire pressure warning to come on after installing winter tires? I'm assuming TPMS needs to be recalibrated? My winters are on downsized steel rims.

Will also head back to Costco to double check the pressure.
It's very possible that the difference in circumference was enough to trip the TPMS warning.
 

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Is it normal for the tire pressure warning to come on after installing winter tires? I'm assuming TPMS needs to be recalibrated? My winters are on downsized steel rims.

Will also head back to Costco to double check the pressure.
It shouldn't make a difference as long as the OD of all four tires is the same. If you replaced all four, my money would be on a pressure imbalance. I have never bought four new tires and had the pressures match perfectly.
 

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It shouldn't make a difference as long as the OD of all four tires is the same. If you replaced all four, my money would be on a pressure imbalance. I have never bought four new tires and had the pressures match perfectly.
If I had to take a crack at this, I'd guess it has to do with them most likely setting tire pressure on the mounting machine, which doesn't take into account the difference of weight of each corner on the actual vehicle, which I'm sure does affect tire pressure.
 

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TPMS doesn't always come on with tire swap, as with @whiteinsight's experience in post above. But it seems like a good idea to recalibrate TPMS whenever the tires are changed out. Downsizing likely triggered the error/message.
Thanks for quoting me!! :surprise: Last night on the way home the TPMS light came on...
Checked tires this AM the rears were down to 27 psi ... filled air reset calibration ... ok for 10 miles... gassed up.. light came back on... reset again... We will see tonight driving home if it fully reset the calibration...
 

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Thanks for quoting me!! :surprise: Last night on the way home the TPMS light came on...
Checked tires this AM the rears were down to 27 psi ... filled air reset calibration ... ok for 10 miles... gassed up.. light came back on... reset again... We will see tonight driving home if it fully reset the calibration...
I remember reading that there was a minimum distance/speed you needed to drive for calibration to fully reset.
 

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I remember reading that there was a minimum distance/speed you needed to drive for calibration to fully reset.
~30 minutes of cumulative driving at speeds between 30-60 mph is needed to complete the calibration process. It is time based (vs distance based). If calibration isn't complete, the TPMS light will stay on if the car is powered back on and not moved within 45 seconds.

I also like the tips @Wifey'sInsight shared in this TPMS Errors thread - https://www.gen3insight.com/forum/1...monitoring-system-tpms-problems-errors-6.html
- only initiate calibration when you're just about to drive the car
- drive a variation of speeds (i.e. not just a set highway speed); TPMS measures the change in wheel speeds for calibration

 

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I've added air to my tires when I was parked in my garage, and then run the tire calibration. Didn't drive the car until the next day, and did not have
the TPMS warning come on. So I'm not sure it always takes the 30 mile drive to do this. . . .
 

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I've added air to my tires when I was parked in my garage, and then run the tire calibration. Didn't drive the car until the next day, and did not have the TPMS warning come on. So I'm not sure it always takes the 30 mile drive to do this. . . .
It's possible that it cumulates the measurements over several drives, but I try to keep the 30 minute guideline in mind and personally try to complete it in a single drive.

It does seem like the calibration will continue over several drives until total time is met, since Honda mentions "if calibration isn't complete, the TPMS light will stay on if the car is powered back on and not moved within 45 seconds."
 
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