The purpose of the TPMS in vehicles is to warn drivers that at least one or more tires are significantly under-inflated, possibly creating unsafe driving conditions.
In low tire pressure condition, The TPMS indicator is a yellow symbol like this:
Why TPMS becomes so important in the world?
Even now, a substantial number of vehicles hit the road each day with underinflated tires. However, proper tire maintenance with the aid of a TPMS can and does help prevent many serious accidents.
Then, in response to a surge in accidents due to underinflated tires, the US government passed the Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability, and Documentation (TREAD) Act. One of the outcomes of this legislation is that vehicles sold in the United States since 2007 must include TMPS of some kind.
Below are most powerful TPMS Diagnostic and Service Tools in today’s market.
First TPMS tool is Autel MaxiTPMS TS601
It can fully diagnose TPMS problem, activate TPMS sensors and reprogramming the vehicle’s ECU. By working with 433MHz/315MHz MX-Sensor, this combination can solve all TPMS problems.
Second TPMS tool is newest Autel MaxiSys MS906TS
The MS906TS has an all-in-one exceptional OE-Level functionality from OBDII diagnostics, ECU coding to complete TPMS service. With this, Now technicians don’t need a second TPMS tool to trigger, relearn, or program MX-Sensor. Quickly test all vehicle systems by touching 8.0” screen tablet of the MS906TS.
What’s the difference between them?
|Compairsion||Autel MaxiTPMS TS601||Autel MaxiSys MS906TS|
|Activate TPMS sensors||YES||YES|
|Read sensor data||YES||YES|
|Program new MX-sensor||YES||YES|
|Scan OE sensor ID and copy OE ID into MX-sensor||YES||YES|
|Manual input OE ID into MX-sensor||YES||YES|
|TPMS status, one page for all the information||YES||YES|
|program sensor by OBD function||YES||YES|
|Relearn by OBD function||YES||YES|
|Relearn procedure guide on the tool||YES||YES|
|OBD read/clear TPMS DTC||YES||YES|
|Read TPMS ECU information||YES||YES|
|Read TPMS live data||YES||YES|
|Reset engine light||YES||YES|
|Display I/M readiness status||YES||YES|
|On-Screen code definitions||YES||YES|
|Show OBDII live data graphing||YES||YES|
|Advanced diagnostic function||YES||YES|
|Check Key FOB||YES||YES|
|Built-in rechargeable li-ion battery||YES||YES|
|Strong housing with protective rubber boot||YES||YES|
|Print TPMS sensor data via PC||YES||YES|
|Internet updatable||SD card||WIFI|
|Historical test records||YES||YES|
|Software Update||Free||1 year free|
Other difference is their configuration, MS906TS is Andriod based tablet diagnostic and TPMS Service tool with Samsung Exynos T5260 6-Core Processor, 2 GB RAM & 32 GB ROM which means MS906TS will run much faster than other similar tools.
Apart from this, MS906TS is Wireless TPMS & Advanced Diagnostics tool.
Enhanced wireless connectivity between the display tablet and VCI device allows greater mobility and ease at work. This also help you troubleshooting by professional technicans.
For more info about Autel TS601 and MS906TS, you can visit here:
MaxiTPMS TS601 link: