Kia Sportage: TPMS Sensor
Description and Operation
- Configuration State
- All sensors should be in the Low Line (Base) state.
- In Low Line (Base) configuration, sensor transmissions occur every 3
minutes 20 seconds (nominal) and
pressure is measured every 20 seconds.
- Normal Fixed Base State
- Sensor transmissions continue at the Low Line (Base) configuration
defined rates until the state is either
changed by LF command or by the sensor detecting a condition that
requires a temporary change to
- The LF command to this state must contain the sensors ID.
- Storage Auto State:
- This state is a Low current consumption state.
- Sensors are in this state when they first arrive at the dealership
(either on the vehicle or as replacement
- In this state, the sensor does not measure pressure / temperature /
- The sensor will not transmit in this state unless requested to do so
by the initiate command.
- Alert State:
- The sensor automatically enters this state if the measured
temperature exceeds 230 ºF(110 ºС) and over
temperature shutdown is likely.
- In this state, pressure is measured every 4 seconds and RF data
transmitted every 4 seconds.
- The state lasts for 1 minute if it is pressure triggered.
- This state is also entered when a 3 psi change in pressure from the
last RF transmission occurs.
Sensor mode is used to configure sensor between high line and low line
system. TPM sensor for SL
should be set to low line.
1. Deflate file & remove balance weights.
Sensor can be unscrewed before unseating the the bead.
- The tire bead should be broken approx. 90º from the valve side of the
wheel. The bead breaker should
not be set too deep.
- Avoid tire/tool contact with the valve on dismount.
- Dismount should end near the valve.
Handle the sensor with care.
1. Remove the valve nut.
The valve nut should not be re-used.
2. Discard the valve assembly.
- Handle the sensor with care.
- Avoid lubricant contact.
- Ensure that the wheel to be fitted is designed for sensor mount.
There should normally be a mark to indicate
- Ensure that the valve hole and mating face of the wheel are clean.
1. Slide the sensor-valve unit through the valve hole of the rim. Hold the
sensor against the rim and the rubber
grommet against the sealing surface.
2. Insert the nut over the valve stem and then tighten the nut.
3. Continue to tightening the nut until contact with the rim and then tighten
to 3.5 ~ 4.5Nm.
- Tighten slowly with quarter turn steps until the final torque is
- Do not exceed allowed torque.
- Do not use electric or pneumatic tools.
4. Check that the sensor is firmly attached to the rim.
Risk of damage during the tire installation/removal if the sensor is not
firmly attached to the
5. Carry out inflation / pressure correction and then fit valve cap.
Change the newly installed sensor mode to Normal Fixed Base (Low Line)
with the 'GDS'.
Mode (Status / option) of the sensor installed to the vehicle should be Normal
Fixed Base (Low).
Set Sensor Status
Sensor ID Writing (Wireless)
Sensor ID Writing
TPMS Receiver Circuit Diagram
* The actual position of SRS components
may differ from the illustration.
The SRS consists of the following components:
Driver's front air bag module
Passenger's front air bag module
Side air bag modules
Curtain air bag module
Take care not to damage and scratch the hazard lamp switch assembly and
its related parts.
Apply the protective tapes to the hazard lamp switch assembly and its related
1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.