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Just wondering if anyone else has experienced the same, the tear TPMS on the test wheel kicks in as soon as I take off but the front takes a while to register. Any idea what would cause that.

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Just wondering if anyone else has experienced the same, the tear TPMS on the test wheel kicks in as soon as I take off but the front takes a while to register. Any idea what would cause that.

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At bike start up, the front and rear TPMS kick on at different times on my 16 RM.
 

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On my '17, the TPMS doesn't show anything until I start rolling, and sometimes it takes a few miles before the front will register.

In before the requisite "I can't believe you guys are worried about tire pressure sensors! Back in MY day, we had to check the pressure with a gauge before we kick-started the bike!" post...
 

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They kick in pretty quickly on my '16, but indeed at different times. I had the rear one replaced while the bike was still under warranty, due to it intermittently not reading.
 

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My rear fails intermittently. Will work for 4-500 miles then quits for awhile. I’ll replace it when I slap on a new tire in a couple months.
 

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TPMS sensors don't transmit to save battery life until centrifugal force is applied (wheel rolling) so they won't alwsy come on at the same time or as fast.
 

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On my '17, the TPMS doesn't show anything until I start rolling, and sometimes it takes a few miles before the front will register.

In before the requisite "I can't believe you guys are worried about tire pressure sensors! Back in MY day, we had to check the pressure with a gauge before we kick-started the bike!" post...
If I'm going to pay 30k for a bike I shouldn't have to check it myself ! Lol
 

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Just put on new tires and had Indian change out the sensors.
I got tired of them not working.
Now, they register before I turn off my block.
So happy now they work as they should.
2015 RM
 

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Just wondering if anyone else has experienced the same, the tear TPMS on the test wheel kicks in as soon as I take off but the front takes a while to register. Any idea what would cause that.

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That is normal. The sensors do not register until the wheels start rolling a bit. As long as they don't drop off and give you a TPMS warning light do not worry about it. If it gets bad enought to get the monitor light after rolling down the road a bit then the battery in the sensor is going bad and needs to be replaced. Den
 

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I’ve given up on mine on my 2016 RM. Rear was always intermittent so I’m done, turned them off. I’ll check manually from now on.
 

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I had similar issues with my 2016 RM.The batteries in the sensors start to fade after a couple of years and take longer to do their jobs. My Indian shop guys replaced mine under warranty and I got two new tires installed free of labor charges. If you still have any warranty left, talk to your favorite Indian shop and they should take care of you, too
 

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No warranty, dealer no help! Too expensive to replace sensors off warranty.
 

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If I'm going to pay 30k for a bike I shouldn't have to check it myself ! Lol
That is my argument when something small breaks. I had the lock switch replaced under warranty because it was not lighting properly. I told the service manager that I felt silly filing a claim for it, but I shouldn't have to on a $30k motorcycle!
 
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