Quick Answer: Where Do You Put A Transponder?

Can you use a transponder in another car?

Yes you can.

A tag can be moved between vehicles as long as all vehicles are: in the same vehicle class (Car, Light Commercial Vehicle or Heavy Commercial Vehicle).

Does EZ Pass transponder have battery?

The E-ZPass battery is sealed inside the transponder. You can’t replace the battery yourself, but it should last about a decade before you need to replace the transponder. There are more than 30 million transponders in use, and drivers in the Washington region get them from many different transportation agencies.

How do I know if my Ipass is activated?

The toll collector will lift the gate if the transaction is successful. Drive through an I-PASS or Pay Online lane on any Tollway ramp. If there is a blue or yellow light, your transponder is working. Drive through a lane with an automatic coin machine.

How do I transfer my transponder to another car?

Yes. You can switch the transponder from one vehicle to another as long as you use it on a vehicle with the same vehicle type. Contact the Service Center at 1-877-762-7824 to request additional mounting strips so that you can move your E-ZPass transponder between vehicles.

What happens if you go through Ipass without transponder?

Currently, when a driver goes through a toll without a transponder, the tollway checks to see if the license plate matches an I-PASS account holder. If that’s the case, the agency charges the I-PASS rate.

What is a class vehicle?

Vehicles are categorized by class: Class A: a combination of 2 or more vehicles, including a trailer(s) in excess of 10,000 lbs., articulated buses with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) exceeding 26,000 lbs., and all vehicles authorized to be driven under Class B and C, or with a regular driver’s license, Class D.

Does EZ Pass transponder need to be on windshield?

No. The transponder should be installed approximately one inch below the top of your windshield above your rearview mirror as stated in How It Works: it may not be “read” by the E-ZPass antenna.

How do I get I pass?

You can open a new I-PASS account online at www. illinoistollway.com, on the phone at 1-800-UC-IPASS (800-824- 7277), in person at a Customer Service Center or one of nearly 200 Jewel-Osco locations in Northern Illinois or by mail. Please complete this application and sign the I-PASS Agreement.

How do you put an EZ Pass on a windshield?

E-ZPass® General Information Adhere the tag inside your vehicle to the upper center portion of your windshield, behind the rear view mirror at least one inch to the right of the center support of the mirror and at least one inch below the edge of the windshield, or below the tinted section of glass.

Where do you put the EZ Pass transponder?

Locate the correct position for the tag — the upper center portion of your windshield behind the rearview mirror, at least 1 inch to the right of the mirror and at least 1 inch below the top edge of the windshield.

Will EZ Pass work in glove box?

Yes, an EZPass transponder will be read from the upper glove compartment of a Gen II or III even in a high-speed (55 or 65 MPH) lane.

How do I return a transponder?

Return by mail: Please wrap the transponder in aluminum foil to prevent additional charges as a result of your device being inadvertently read in the event the courier uses Highway 407 ETR. Please mail it in a bubble wrapped envelope to prevent damage to the device and associated charges to your account.

How do you attach good to go pass?

Stick: Peel off the backing and stick the pass to the inside of the windshield. To get a tight seal, use your thumb to press and smooth the pass against the glass in a side-to-side motion. NOTE: The windshield on a small number of vehicles are metalized throughout and will need a different type of pass.

How do you activate a transponder?

Activate it! Call 1-800-926- 6500 or activate online at www.illinoistollway.com. Be prepared to provide the I-PASS serial number and activation code, located on the activation sticker on your transponder. Transponders obtained at a Tollway Customer Service Center are already activated.

What happens when EZ Pass tag not read?

If your E-ZPass tag is not read properly at the toll facility for some reason, cameras will photograph your license plate. If your license plate number is not registered to your E-ZPass account, you will receive a bill for the non-discounted, full-priced toll amount in the mail.

How do I set up my EZ Pass?

Refer to this step by step process to sign up for an E-ZPass:Go to the E-ZPass website.Select “Sign Up Now”Choose which state you live in.Choose, “Click here to enroll online”Fill out the form and apply.You will receive your tags and account profile in 5-7 days.More items…

Where do you place a transponder?

1. Ensure the inside of your windshield is clean,dry, and warm. 2. With the arrows of the transponder pointing toward the roof, align the transponder on the windshield behind the rearview mirror at least one inch below the metal roofline and one inch to the right of left of the mirror post.