Thread: TPMS accuracy??
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:49 PM   #17
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didn't know the stk tpms system was so sophisticated. i thought i just an absolute pressure. again, thanks for the helpful and relavent info.


Originally Posted by daesimps View Post
Remember that the TPMS gives a temperature calibrated reading. It compensates for the temperature of the air and gives you the what the pressure would be at 20 Degrees C (since these are the reference pressures/temperatures in the manual).

Your normal gauge will not do this and gives you the pressure of the tyres at the current temperature.
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