What Tymate TPMS Should I Get?
You never know what’s going to happen to tires when you’re driving.
You could drive over something that gives you a flat tire. Maybe a tire wasn’t inflated enough which caused heat to build up and eventually blow the tire.
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There are quite a few things that can go wrong. One way to help prevent these issues, or to be alerted when they occur is to install a tire pressure monitoring system on your car, RV, or trailer.
Tymate is a company that makes a lot of different kinds of TPMS for all types of vehicles and trailers.
We recently got to test the Tymate RV TPMS on our motorhome and a triple axle trailer. We were pretty impressed with the performance.
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Each Tymate TPMS model has different features for different kinds of cars or trailers.
I had a little trouble figuring out what was what, so I decided to put this little comparison table together to help you figure out what model of Tymate TPMS you should get.
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Tymate TPMS Info
The table covers a lot of the differences between all of the Tymate TPMS models, but I wanted to give a few explanations of what the main differences are.
The easiest way to identify the different Tymate TPMS models is by looking at the monitors.
Some are similar, but even a different color can mean different features.
For instance, the blue solar monitor has a better antenna which increases the range of the sensors.
Some of the more simple monitors like the small cigarette lighter and simple dash screen can only connect to 4 tire sensors.
If you want to be able to add more sensors for a trailer or spare tire you should get one of the models with the larger solar panel monitors.
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Tymate only offers two range options, 36 and 45 feet.
The shortest range is for cars, vans, and trucks.
The long 45 foot option is for motorhomes, busses, and trailers.
Every Tymate model has the basic alarms for fast leaks, high PSI, low PSI, high temperature, and sensor low battery, but the simple CL205 has an extra low car battery alarm.
The TM527M model will show the voltage of the car battery when it’s plugged in with the cigarette lighter plug, but according to Tymate, it doesn’t have a low car battery alarm.
All of the tire sensors are the same. They can be used on tires that are between 0 and 87 PSI, and they have the same temperature ranges.
If the model you got can add a spare tire sensor you can purchase a single tire sensor here (click to view on Amazon).
One thing to note is that the two smaller models (CL205 and TM527M) cannot change the position of the tire sensors or add an additional spare tire sensor.
Conclusion About Tymate TPMS
No TPMS system is perfect, the sensors can sometimes lose connection with the monitor and they can give false alarms or not alarm you when you should be.
Because no brand of tire pressure monitoring system is 100% accurate or dependable you should always keep an eye on your car tires when driving and pull over if something feels off.
Tymate has some great options for different types of vehicles and trailers.
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If you have a small car the simplest option should work great, and if you have a trailer either of the 45 foot range options are fantastic.
Many new cars already have a TPMS already installed and built into the car’s monitor.
But if you have an older vehicle, trailer, or RV it’s a good idea to get a TPMS because they are a great extra safety feature that could help you avoid blowouts or at least be alerted when one happens.
Have any more questions about Tymate TPMS models and features? Leave a comment below.