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Hello, I have a 2012 Smart and I think I need to replace the sensors in the tires. I have Continental tires, 175/55 15s on front, and 195/50 15 on the back.

Can anyone tell me where to buy these for the best price and a name with part number?
 

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Is this posting on Ebay for all 4 tires at $39+, or for only 1 tire? Then do I take them to my tire place and have them put them on?
"4 X OEM New Schrader for Mercedes Smart Tire Sensor Monitor TPMS" and/or "Set of Four."

Your local tire shop will likely charge you around $15 per tire to R & R, break the tire bead and install.

Note, friendly Discount Tire will charge around $260 ALL IN (parts plus labor) for this!
 

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"4 X OEM New Schrader for Mercedes Smart Tire Sensor Monitor TPMS" and/or "Set of Four."

Note, friendly Discount Tire will charge around $260 ALL IN (parts plus labor) for this!
Discount Tire quoted $60/wheel which I thought was a little salty but decided to get them installed anyway when having the snows taken off. Did you know that they don't charge anything to swap the wheels? Anyhow. The bill for the TPMS came to $128! I asked if that was for all 4 wheels (!) and was told yes, with the discount. I didn't ask "what discount" just signed the credit card slip. I'm still amazed.
 

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I was being facetious when I called DT “friendly.”

At your cost, you hit the DT Lotto!!!
 

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I was being facetious when I called DT “friendly.”

At your cost, you hit the DT Lotto!!!

Yeah, I hear ya! I have a place I am going to take them to and see what they say. I buy tires and they are usually worn before the milage and time limit so all I pay is the fees. Maybe they'll give me a deal. Who knows? :):shrug:
 

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Pretty much all the tire places charge you for the mounting and rebalancing - some $xx fee per wheel.
If you got a shop you frequently go to, just have the sensors in hand the next time you have to replace the tire(s).
It's just a 'valve stem' to them that has to go on with the tire off.


Most of the nationwide chains will only install the TPMS sensors ('valve stems') that They sell.
So try a neighborhood shop; give them your tire business and they will probably mount your 'valve stems' for free.
 

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I tried a 'programmed' autel mx sensor and it didn't work... Then tried a schrader 28214 and it was plug and play. It was also outrageously priced, but local at an 'autozone' $89. So maybe try to find a schrader 28214 online for a direct replacement.
 

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the frequency needs to be 433.92 mHz, the Autel MX programs at 433mHz so they don't work. Get the Schrader ones for a no problem install.
 

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We recently replaced the tires on our Smart at Discount Tire Co. They replaced the TPMS at no cost. They showed me the old ones and asked if I wanted to keep them.
 
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