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      11-28-2011, 12:45 PM   #1
cohenfive
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Drives: 2011 e92 m3 space grey dct
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Advice on TPMS Problem...

i have tpms installed on my 11 m3 which has aftermarket wheels (tsw). i have an ongoing tpms error which says 'tpms inactive'...it happens randomly and frequently. i just had the car into my bmw dealer for an oil service, and they basically said they wouldn't touch it because of the aftermarket wheels. i do not think they pulled the codes that the obc was putting out--the docs i got say they checked tire pressures and reset the tpms (which i do from time to time myself). i got into a bit of an arguement with the service advisor since the car gave me the error message the day after i got it back from the dealer, and after he had also tried to 'upsell' me on some non-warranty service that i clearly do not need..

is there anything i can do here, should the dealer be responsible for this sort of tpms error even though the wheels are not bmw? thanks.
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