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I now have a relatively new (to me) 997.2 -- 2012 model, with TPMS, and I've been getting intermittent TPMS sensor failure errors from one of the tires.  This is the first car I've ever had with a TPMS.


On some network searching, I've discovered that the batteries in these things go bad after 5-7 years.  My car needs new tires anyway, so I asked my local tire dealer about replacing all four sensors when I get new tires -- he quoted me $150 per sensor for this, excluding labor.  I quickly looked online, and I can get reputable OEM or near- OEM parts for a quarter of that -- $145 for all four, shipped.


Problem is, neither my tire guys nor my mechanic will have anything to do with "customer supplied" parts.  I got some sob story about someone getting sued.  I obviously can't (and won't) unmount, remount, and balance for tires for this car, so does anyone have any idea where (in or near Portland, OR, USA) I can find someone to do this?





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Find another tire shop. I ordered my last set of Michelin Pilot 4PS from Costco. I supplied new TPMS sensors to Costco who happily installed them for me when they mounted the tires. 

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As others have said find another tire shop
FYI my 2009 still has original sensors, knock on wood

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