Tips to avoid valve corrosion.

Corrosion is a major factor in replacing tyre pressure monitor valves, in this blog we are going to give you some pointers to help avoid this.


TPMS valve corrosion can occur due to a few factors –

  • Road Salts
  • Moisture
  • Dirt
  • Different Climates

These factors often contribute to valve corrosion take these simple steps to try prevent this –


  1. After every tyre change the Valve service kit should be replaced to help prolong the life of your valves, this often includes new O-Rings, Service nut & Screw. This should be a standard procedure for any Tyre shop.
  2. Dont mix certain metals, mixing different metal service parts is bad practice this is also a common cause for corrosion. For Example a metal valve will take a nickel plated valve core and a rubber valve will only take a Brass plated valve core. Mixing the two could lead to corrosion and problems later down the line.
  3. Consider your options, Not all sensors will take a rubber valve, but these are more hardy in the harsh weather.


Corrosion cannot be stopped completely due to the valves being exposed to the elements, follow these steps to help prolong the life of your Valves.