Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Servicing
Save money now by getting your Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) serviced….
In November 2012, EU law comes into force, requiring all new passenger cars to be fitted with a direct Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). This entails a pressure sensor installed in each tyre, which monitors temperature and pressure and alerts the driver if these fall outside pre-determined limits.
Like other car components, TPMS will benefit from regular servicing.
Benefits for the motorists
As a motorist you need to be aware of the benefits of regular checking of TPMS and why this is best carried out by a tyre expert. A properly-serviced TPMS:
- Improves driver and passenger safety
- Reduces tyre wear and prolongs tyre life
- Improves fuel consumption
- Reduces CO2 emissions
- Provides peace of mind, knowing that it is working properly
Prevention is better
than a cure
It is always cheaper to service a TPMS than to replace one that has failed through possible neglect. And where better to have this done than by a dedicated tyre specialist?
Cheaper than a dealer?
A TPMS service at a tyre centre can cost as little as one third of the price charged by a franchised vehicle dealer.
MOT’s and TPMS
Within a few years, TPMS will become part of the MOT test and a failed TPMS will mean a failed test. For the moment, a TPMS fault will be regarded as an "advisory" only. However, a malfunctioning TPMS is not fulfilling its safety function, plus a failure will be listed on the MOT certificate and could affect the sale of a used car. If you have TPMS, it's better to have it working properly.
This page and material is produced with the sponsorship of the following companies who supply TPMS consumables throughout the trade (click on the logo for links)