Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Technical Camaro Topics > Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack

Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack Discuss issues related to wheels and tires

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-09-2009, 12:28 AM   #1
Flynnaz
Wicked Camaro
 
Flynnaz's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 IOM 2SS/RS 1LE
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Tucson, AZ
Posts: 2,372
Send a message via MSN to Flynnaz Send a message via Yahoo to Flynnaz Send a message via Skype™ to Flynnaz
How does onstar know what tire pressure I have?

How does onstar know what tire pressure I have? What on the car can read tis information?
__________________

Mods so far: Ported Throttle Body/Airiad CAI/ Elite Oil Catch Can/Clutch reservoir separation Mod/Subthump/Foot well Lighting/RBG LED behind Grill/LED under Polished Strut Tower Brace/Vinyl Gill Blackouts/Skip Shift Eliminator/DYI Mild to Wild/AAC Plasma DRL's with Plug n Play harness/Blue LED Dome light, white LED trunk and Licence plate light/tinted windows/blacked out side markers and tail lights/Headlight Armor/Clear Bra/splash guards/Black Gorilla Locking Lug Nuts/Plastidipped Bow Ties and rear Tail Light Bezels/Emblem Pros Black Camaro letters/diodedynamics lighted cup holder (SS)
Flynnaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2009, 12:30 AM   #2
jpsuperman81
That's Right 478whp450tq!
 
jpsuperman81's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 2SS/RS Rally Yellow
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Indian Trail, NC
Posts: 2,335
I am fairly certain the pressure monitors are in the valve stems of the actual tires.
__________________
I would like to apoligize ahead of time if any of my posts bother you, I am quite a large smartass and very expressive of my opinion!
I came here to chew bubble gum and kick ass and I'm all out of bubble gum!
Ordered Feb. 13 2009: 2SS/RS/M6/Sunroof/ Rally Yellow built 8/7 Vin# 33534, Delivered 8/26/09!
jpsuperman81 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2009, 12:58 AM   #3
Flynnaz
Wicked Camaro
 
Flynnaz's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 IOM 2SS/RS 1LE
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Tucson, AZ
Posts: 2,372
Send a message via MSN to Flynnaz Send a message via Yahoo to Flynnaz Send a message via Skype™ to Flynnaz
I removed my back tires today to install my mud flaps and was just wondering, I didn't see anything???

I found this;
General Tire Pressure Information

Using data retrieved from your Tire Pressure Monitoring System, we'll let you know in your OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics* report if your tire pressure needs attention. You should check your tires monthly, at a time when you haven't driven for at least three hours.

* What is the Tire Pressure Monitoring System and how does it work?

Tire Pressure Monitoring System — If your vehicle is equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS), it uses radio and sensor technology to check tire pressure levels in each of your installed tires. TPMS sensors monitor the air pressure in your vehicle's tires and transmit tire pressure readings to a receiver located in the vehicle. The TPMS is designed to alert the driver if a low tire pressure condition exists, and may also allow the driver to check tire pressure levels using the Driver Information Center (DIC) on your dashboard. If you have replaced your factory-installed tires or wheels, your TPM system may not be functioning properly. Check with your installer for compatibility.

Tire Pressure and Changing Temperatures — Tire pressure can change over time as temperature changes. The pressure goes up as temperature goes up, and pressure goes down as temperature goes down. (A good rule of thumb is that tire pressure changes 1 psi for a change of 10°F.) This can happen seasonally (from summer into fall), daily (from a cold night to a warmer afternoon), and while driving (the tires warm up as you drive).

You may notice during cooler weather conditions that the Low Tire Pressure indicator will appear when the vehicle is first started and then turn off as you start to drive. This is an early indicator that the pressure is getting low and tires need to be inflated to the proper pressure.
__________________

Mods so far: Ported Throttle Body/Airiad CAI/ Elite Oil Catch Can/Clutch reservoir separation Mod/Subthump/Foot well Lighting/RBG LED behind Grill/LED under Polished Strut Tower Brace/Vinyl Gill Blackouts/Skip Shift Eliminator/DYI Mild to Wild/AAC Plasma DRL's with Plug n Play harness/Blue LED Dome light, white LED trunk and Licence plate light/tinted windows/blacked out side markers and tail lights/Headlight Armor/Clear Bra/splash guards/Black Gorilla Locking Lug Nuts/Plastidipped Bow Ties and rear Tail Light Bezels/Emblem Pros Black Camaro letters/diodedynamics lighted cup holder (SS)
Flynnaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2009, 03:50 AM   #4
soverydeb
 
Drives: 2010 2LT Camaro Blk/Blk
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Wichita
Posts: 367
if you go and mess around with your vehicle information display, it will show you what each tire pressure is!
soverydeb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2009, 03:54 AM   #5
zebra
just can't seem to leave
 
zebra's Avatar
 
Drives: your mom wild!!
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: cold & windy
Posts: 11,572
OnStar just uses the Tire Pressure Monitoring system information
__________________
zebra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2009, 10:38 AM   #6
Andro
NOICE!!! ™
 
Andro's Avatar
 
Drives: Force Fed 427
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: GOT BOOST?
Posts: 5,216
There are TPMS sensors inside the tire, they are connected with the valve stems
__________________
Andro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2009, 12:39 PM   #7
Flynnaz
Wicked Camaro
 
Flynnaz's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 IOM 2SS/RS 1LE
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Tucson, AZ
Posts: 2,372
Send a message via MSN to Flynnaz Send a message via Yahoo to Flynnaz Send a message via Skype™ to Flynnaz
Thank you
__________________

Mods so far: Ported Throttle Body/Airiad CAI/ Elite Oil Catch Can/Clutch reservoir separation Mod/Subthump/Foot well Lighting/RBG LED behind Grill/LED under Polished Strut Tower Brace/Vinyl Gill Blackouts/Skip Shift Eliminator/DYI Mild to Wild/AAC Plasma DRL's with Plug n Play harness/Blue LED Dome light, white LED trunk and Licence plate light/tinted windows/blacked out side markers and tail lights/Headlight Armor/Clear Bra/splash guards/Black Gorilla Locking Lug Nuts/Plastidipped Bow Ties and rear Tail Light Bezels/Emblem Pros Black Camaro letters/diodedynamics lighted cup holder (SS)
Flynnaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2009, 01:52 PM   #8
BryanB
 
Drives: 2010 2SS CGM
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: -
Posts: 112
yea, you're not going to see anything unless you take the tire off the rim
BryanB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2009, 02:11 PM   #9
Rockytophummer
 
Rockytophummer's Avatar
 
Drives: 2006 Hummer H2 2010 2SS Camaro
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Maryville tn.
Posts: 587
Im not exactly sure how it works but the parts department at my dealership told me to never use fix a flat on these tires because the have a little cube shaped censor on valve stem that can tell your tire pressure and sends it to onstar. They say the fix a flat blocks up the sensor and it costs $100 to replace it. Dont know if this is for sure but thats what they told me and figured if its true then it might help with your question.
Rockytophummer is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Onstar....a spy???? please comment dieseldave24v General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 138 02-23-2012 01:12 PM
Tire Pressure Monitoring Dentyneice Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 8 08-14-2009 06:42 AM
Resetting TPMS Tire Pressure System jvmax Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 4 07-10-2009 12:37 AM
Tire Pressure toehead93 Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 4 06-09-2009 12:24 PM
Tire Pressure Monitoring System-Inside or external monitors? Fogey 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11 05-19-2009 10:50 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:07 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.