TPMS servicing does not have to be difficult.

The most common TPMS servicing problems these could be any of the following –

  • Sensor Choice
  • Out of Date software
  • Incorrect installation
  • Relearn variants


Keeping your TPMS scan tool up to date is probably the most important step you should take.

the tool manufacturers update the software on a monthly basis. This can assist you with quick and accurate relearns, new makes and models which have been added.

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Service parts TPMS servicing

at every tyre change, these vital parts should be replaced to prolong your TPMS life.

For metal clamp in valves this may include seals, washers, hex nut, valve core & cap.

For Rubber valves the entire valve with the core and cap should be replaced.

This step is a very important one, these are key components to provide a tight seal between the sensor and wheel.


Incorrect vehicle information

To accurately install the correct replacement valve or sensor you should determine the make, model & Year.

The vehicle model year is not always the same as the vehicle build date, there is a few ways to quickly identify the correct information.

One step you can take is to confirm the production year by using the 10th digit of the VIN. Another feature on certain tools is a VIN reader.


Tyre Rotation

Certain vehicles require a relearn after the tyres have been rotated, this is to ensure the vehicle is showing the correct location.

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And last but not least always follow the test before you touch, check the valves for corrosion and damage.


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