I agreed with you. I physically check my tires pressure once a month, look for any screws, nails, uneven worn, etc.... These sensors doesn't do anything for me. Now, if they can give real time PSI on your tires that would be worth it to have it on. (I know....I am dreaming!)Camread said:too many nanny things on cars today! are these sensors absolutely necessary? could you just run w/o it and remove a fuse or something?
Nope! Some apply and some don't, (2007 FJC purchased in Nov, doesn't have them), 2007 Camary purchased has them and a 2006 double cab taucoma has them I puchased.slick07LE said:I thought the pressure sensors were a requirement on all new cars now for "safety."
http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news04/2005/nhtsa_tire_pressure.htmlSRTRIDE said:Nope! Some apply and some don't, (2007 FJC purchased in Nov, doesn't have them), 2007 Camary purchased has them and a 2006 double cab taucoma has them I puchased.
Not gripping about this but, I feel this is a good feature that as we age and the folks that have aged, would need this more when the the senses don't work as good and or helps them know to either, stop the car now or get off at the exist and slow speed while doing so.
I also have two friends that have had flats and the sensors didn't work, when a tire was going down they stopped and the tire was completely flat. Don't trust them is my motto.
If you feel a sway or just something just don't feel the same in the steering, stop and check, don't wait on a sensor.