How to Install & Program Mazda TPMS Sensors with Autel MX-Sensor

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How to Install & Program Mazda TPMS Sensors with Autel MX-Sensor

This problem is familiar to many owners of new cars equipped with a regular tire pressure monitoring system – TPMS. Battery life in the sensors of the system is about 5-7 years . Therefore, if your car is older, then this problem will either annoy you or start annoying soon.

When the system cannot find a sensor in the wheel, it happily notifies about this by a flashing indicator on the dashboard:

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It is not surprising if we recall the battery life of 5-7 years: the sensors I bought were obviously older.

Began to look for alternatives to native sensors, only new ones.  But then I found a solution that I liked right away: universal programmable sensors.

These sensors pretend to be regular, and the car sees them as original.
Their cost is low compared to the original.

Their essence is that you can sew up any ID and algorithm of operation for any car with regular tpms into this sensor.
The restriction is only in frequency, because for American vehicles tpms works at a frequency of 315 MHz, and for all others – 433 MHz. The choice fell on the Autel tech – it produces a bunch of equipment for auto diagnostics, including tpms universal sensors.

Since I have an American model Mazda, a set of sensors to 315MHz and programmer for them was purchased (it is universal, have both 315, and 433)
You need:
Sensors The Autel MX Sensor 315mhz – 4pcs
programmer Autel MaxiTPMS Pad
Here is a list of supported cars, it is very extensive : www.maxitpms.com/getCoverage.jspx

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A few comparative photos with dead original sensors:
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Above: original sensor. Bottom: Autel MX-sensor
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orig sensor
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Autel MX 315mhz

Install the tpms software for the programmer TPMS PAD
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It is necessary to choose a car, model, year.
And further 3 options:

1) test – read data from sensors – go, pressure, temperature charge (if available). You can read not only Autel sensors, but also standard, OEM sensors in wheels! For example, in order to view the ID of the standard sensors or look at the charge level (not all OEM sensors support this)

2) clone regular. If there is a set of live native sensors, then clones can be made – for a winter set of wheels, for example, then you will not have to reassign the sensors to the car.

3) generate new IDs – then the car will require you to attach new sensors – on most cars this procedure happens automatically, you have to go a little and the car will determine everything itself.

Since I didn’t have my own registered sensors from the car, my third option is to generate new ones.

Put Autel MX-sensors into car

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I drove to the office and smart guys help install the sensors

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In an hour and a half, slowly put all 4 sensors and reinstall the wheels:

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New sensors for 15g are lighter than standard ones, so everything was installed perfectly.

There is an instruction on how to register new sensors, there is a whole procedure there.
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Some time later, ObdLink + Forscan connected, saw that the car sees new sensors, 4 pressures and 4 temperatures. By the way, only FORScan sees, in addition to the control modules of the motor, also tpms, abs, dsc, srs, electric booster, etc.

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Wheels pumped up to 2.6, the lamp went out.
The system works!)

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In fact, this scanner can read sensors right on the machine!


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Autel MAXITPMS Diag/TPMS/Service Tablet TS608

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The Autel MaxiTPMS TS608 is diagnostics, service and TPMS tablet with mini Bluetooth Vehicle Communications Interface (VCI) for wireless connectivity. The tool features an embedded antenna for TPMS sensor activation and MX-Sensor programming to replace damaged sensors Compatible with vehicles 1996 and newer, the TS608 can diagnose all system modules, offers an array of system services including ABS, SRS, EPB and OLS maintenance tasks and is a complete TPMS service tool with OBD II relearn capability. The TS608 includes a one-year warranty and a year of free software updates.

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Complete TPMS & all System Service Tablet Tool

As the first comprehensive TPMS & Diagnostic tool in the market, Autel Scan Tool MaxiTPMS TS608 provides you with superior experience in TPMS health check, sensor programming, TPMS relearn, all system diagnostics as well as special service functions. Equipped with a 7-inch touch screen with 1024 * 600P resolution and a VCI mini for wireless communication with the test vehicle, powered by the quad-core Cortex-A9 processor for smooth operation and featured by advanced TPMS & Diagnostic technology, MaxiTPMS TS608 is setting new standards for TPMS service tools.

Autel MAXITPMS Diag/TPMS/Service Tablet MaxiTPMS TS608

● Complete full service projects faster with TPMS and all systems diagnostics in one mobile tool.
● OBDII connection to read & clear codes
● Detect & display TPMS system faults
● Activate & relearn all known sensors
● Read sensor ID info & battery power level
● Sensor position relearn assist procedure
● Status screen
● Single screen to easily view feedback of all sensors and pinpoint TPMS system faults
● Toolkit Features
● Check MX sensor ID
● Unlock REDI 7002A
● Check FOB signal
● Wake-up sensor
● Three tools in one tablet: Complete TPMS diagnostics, advanced service features and all systems diagnostics
● SENSOR PROGRAM OPTIONS:
● Copy by activation
● Copy by manual Input
● Auto create 1-16 Sensors
● Copy by OBD
● Read & clear codes (Generic&Manufacturer, Pending and Stored)
● Control & test ABS; SRS; EPB; DPF Groups
● Diesel particulate Filter Service
● Set Inspection 1 & 2 Service Intervals
● View and Graph Live Freeze Frame Data
● Perform 02 Monitor, On-Board Monitor, I/M Readiness and Component Testing
● Reset Steering Angle Sensors (SAS)
● Read & Clear Codes For All Module Systems Powertrain, Body, Chassis, Communication
● Supports All 10 OBDII Test Modes – Freeze Frame, Enhanced Mode 6, ltM Readiness, Vehicle Information & Component Tests
● Open & Close EPB Pads For Service
● Diagnose EPB/SBC Caliper Functionality
● Oil & Service Resets; Battery Registration
● Hardware Specifications:
● OPERATING SYSTEM: Android● 4.4.2 KitKat OS
● PROCESSOR: 1.5GHz Cortex-A9 Processor
● MEMORY: 1GB RAM DDR3 / 32GB On-board ROM Memory
● DISPLAY: 7-inch LED capacitive touch screen with 1024 x 600 resolution
● CONNECTIVITY:
● Wifi (802.11 a/b/g/n)
● BT V.2.1 + EDR
● SD Card (Support up to 32GB)
● USB: 2.0
● HDMI
● BATTERY: 5000 mAh 3. 7 V lithium-polymer battery/ 7 hour continuous battery life
● POWER: Charging via 5 VDC power supply
● AUDIO INPUT/OUTPUT:
● Microphone
● 4-Band 3.5 mm stereo/standard headset jack
● Dual Speakers
● SENSORS Gravity Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor (ALS)
● INPUT VOLTAGE: 5 V (I.SA)
● POWER CONSUMPTION: 600 mA (LCD on with default brightness, Wi-Fi on) @3. 7 V
● OPERATING TEMP: -10 to 60°C (14 to l40°F)
● STORAGE TEMP: -20 to 70°C (-4 to 158°F)
● HOUSING: Strong plastic housing with protective rubber boot
● DIMENSIONS: 270.8 mm (10″) x 176 mm (6.9″) x 36 mm (1.4″)
● NET WEIGHT: 885 g (2.31 lb)
● IS09141-2, IS014230-2, IS015765, KIL-Line, Flashing Code, SAE-J1850 VPW, SAE-J1850PWM,
● PROTOCOLS: ISOl 1898 (Highspeed, Middlespeed, Lowspeed and Single wire CAN, fault-tolerant CAN), SAE-J2610, GM UART, UART Echo Byte Protocol, Honda Diag-H Protocol, TP2.0, TPl.6