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I have an '08 335xi E90. I'm looking at buying a set of wheels that come with 2010+ LCI TPMS sensors (OEM). Does anyone know if those sensors are compatible with my car? Thanks!
 

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I have an '08 335xi E90. I'm looking at buying a set of wheels that come with 2010+ LCI TPMS sensors (OEM). Does anyone know if those sensors are compatible with my car? Thanks!
IF they work on 2010 E9x they SHOULD work on your 2008 335xi E90 according to this supplier:
https://www.dormanproducts.com/p-67640-974-079.aspx?origin=keyword

It is my understanding that at 2011 model year the TPMS was changed as far as how it functioned, and the reason later Pressure Sensors won't work with 2006 - 2010 TPMS is MORE than just the 433 Hz frequency requirement.

I would try to find out the brand/supplier & part# on the wheels you are looking at, and checking with that supplier to see years applicable.

BTW, WHAT has happened to RealOEM.com -- the site has become basically UNUSABLE in the last few days -- overrun with ads & SLOOOOW.

Suggest using getBMWparts.com (which indicates SAME 2008 - 2010):

https://www.getbmwparts.com/oem-par...zMjh4aSZ5PTIwMDcmdD1iYXNlJmU9My0wbC1sNi1nYXM=

For those who need sensors, you can get the Dorman part on Amazon, but getBMWparts.com is the "Go-To" site for Genuine BMW parts.

George
 

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Right...the LCI TPMS sensors utilize same frequency as pre-LCI TPMS, but the protocol differs and prevents backward compatability of LCI sensor with pre-LCI receiver.
Change was in late Q3'2010. Build dates before 9/2010 use the same sensors as the MY'08-MY'10 vehicles.
 
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