TPMS TOOLS FOR OPEL VEHICLES
ATEQ TPMS and Aftermarket solutions help garages and tire shops service their customers’ vehicles faster, better and more securely. ATEQ works closely with Citroen and other OEM’s, both on the production line and in the Peugeot dealerships and workshops. Our collaboration gives us access to the latest TPMS Protocols as soon as a new vehicle is brought to the market.
Opel vehicles equipped with Direct TPMS
Opel Cascada/Cabrio (2014-2019); Opel Corsa D/Van (2014); Opel Corsa E/Van (2014-2019); Opel GTC (2015-2019); Opel Insignia (2008-2017); Opel Insignia Country/Sport Tourer (2017-2019); Opel Insignia Country/Sport Tourer (2019-2020); Opel Insignia GSI/Grand Sport (2017-2019); Opel Insignia GSI/Grand Sport (2019-2020); Opel Karl/Karl Rocks (2015-2019); Opel Meriva (2014-2017); Opel Mokka SUV (2012-2016); Opel Mokka X SUV (2016-2019); Opel Movano/Combi (2014-2020); Opel Signum (2003-2008); Opel Vectra Estate (2002-2008); Opel Vivaro/Combi (2014-2019); Opel Zafira B (2005-2011); Opel Zafira B (2011-2015); Opel Zafira C (2011-2016); Opel Zafira Tourer (2011-2014); Opel Zafira Tourer (2014-2019).
OPC Models: Astra J OPC (2013-2014); Astra J OPC (2014-2015); Astra K OPC (2015-2019); Astra K OPC (2019-2020); Corsa D OPC (2014-2014); Corsa E OPC (2015-2017); Corsa E OPC (2018-2019); GTC OPC (2015-2019); Insignia OPC (2017-2019); Insignia OPC (2019-2020); Mokka X OPC (2016-2019)
Opel vehicles equipped with Indirect TPMS
Opel Combo Life (2018-); Opel Corsa F/Corsa-e (2019-); Opel Crossland X (2017-); Opel Grandland X (2017-); Opel Zafira Life (2019-2020); Opel Combo (2014-2017); Opel Vivaro Combi/Tourer (2019-); Corsa F OPC (2019-).
Opel’s top best-selling passenger cars in Europe are Opel Corsa, Opel Crossland X, Grandland X, Opel Astra & Astra Classic.
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WHICH DEVICE SHOULD I USE FOR OPEL TPMS SYSTEMS?
All ATEQ tools are compatible with Opel original sensors. Many devices also program universal aftermarket sensors to be fitted in Opel vehicles. To reset or to relearn the Opel TPMS ECU, an OBD capable TPMS tool is recommended to avoid long manual relearn procedures or to drive the car in case of Auto Relearn.
|The ATEQ VT56 is the all-in-one comprehensive TPMS tool with coverage for all Opel vehicles. It also covers all PSA brands (Opel, Opel, DS, Vauxhall and Opel), as well as all other TPMS equipped vehicles on the market. With its OBDII module and advanced features, the tool acts as a full diagnostic tool for all TPMS maintenance. Use the ATEQ VT56 to reset any Opel vehicle’s ECU in less than 2 minutes. Find out more about the ATEQ VT56 here.|
The Q-1244-BX TPMS TOOL for Opel vehicles is accessible for all Opel dealers from PSAs own purchase platform. It includes all PSA brands (Opel, Vauxhall, OPC, Peugeot, Citroen, DS). To reset the ECU on most Opel vehicles, the Q-1244-BX is used in conjunction with the Opel Diagnostic tool. If you are not a Opel dealer, look for the ATEQ VT36, which is the multibrand version of the same tool. User Manuals for the Q-1244-BX Tool for Opel can be found here.
When a Opel TPMS sensor is broken, or does not respond anymore, it is time to replace it. Go to the Part Number Lookup menu in the ATEQ TPMS tool menu, to find the right Original Equipement spare part replacement number for Opel. Another alternative is to programme a universal sensor. A TPMS programming tool such as the VT36, VT46 and the VT56 allows to programme over 10 brands of universal sensors. See this video about programming a sensor here.
Most Opel vehicles use direct TPMS systems. Direct TPMS systems, used in for example the Opel Astra, Opel Insignia and Opel Mokka, use TPMS sensors inside the wheel to report pressure data to the vehicle’s ECU in real time. Direct systems are more accurate and reliable to indicate which tire is underinflated.The Indirect TPMS system utilizes the ABS system to monitor the speed of the wheel and communicate to the ECU. Opel vehicles – such as the Opel Combo Life; Opel Corsa F, Opel Crossland X; Opel Grandland X and Opel Vivaro – use indirect systems. Indirect systems are less reliable since they cannot tell the driver which tire is low on pressure, and won’t warn the driver if all four tires are losing pressure at the same time. When using a tool such as the VT56 from ATEQ, the tool clearly describes all TPMS relearn methods – even the indirect!
Opel uses indirect TPMS in very few cars. This basic system, uses wheel rotation monitoring and often ABS wheel speed sensor information to establish if there is a pressure issue or a puncture. It is necessary to reinitialise the system every time one or more tyre pressures are adjusted, and after changing one or more wheels. The process varies from one Opel vehicle to the other. To quickly find the reinitialisation processes for all Opel vehicles, even the INDIRECT, professionals can use an ATEQ VT56 TPMS tool. It contains step-by-step instructions, for all Opel and other PSA vehicles.
WHICH TPMS RESET PROCEDURE FOR OPEL?
Most Opel vehicles make use a TPMS system which requires a Manual Relearn Procedure. To go faster, and avoid driving the vehicle for up to 10 minutes, professionals can use a tool with OBDII capability such as the ATEQ VT56. OBD relearn saves time and confusion for the technician since there are less steps to perform. All Opel vehicles with Direct TPMS, can be relearned via OBDII, using the ATEQ VT56. At 90%, ATEQ has the largest percentage of OBD relearn protocols in their TPMS tools than any other TPMS tool company.A few Opel vehicles make use of an Auto Relearn procedure, such as the Opel Zafira (- 2019). However, to avoid driving the car after having changed the sensor, it is also possible to use a OBDII enabled TPMS tool, such as the ATEQ VT56. Not sure which relearn procedure to adopt? When using a tool such as the VT56 from ATEQ, the tool clearly describes all TPMS relearn methods – even the indirect!