TPMS

Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
TPMS stands for Tyre Pressure Monitoring System. A TPMS is an electronic system designed to monitor the air pressure inside the tyres of a vehicle. The TPMS sends the air pressure data back to the driver in real time either by a gauge, a pictogram display or a simple low-pressure warning light.

Benefits of TPMS

There are two main reasons that TPMS has been introduced:

Types of TPMS

There are two main types of TPMS. Direct systems or Indirect systems.

TPMS Legislation in the UK

TPMS has now become such an important issue due to recent legislation changes regarding it’s use in the United Kingdom and European Union. Important facts about TPMS are below:

What does TPMS mean for your after market alloy wheel purchase?

So with the implementation of TPMS in most vehicles and the change in legislation, what does this mean when you are buying a new set of after market alloy wheels from AlloyWheels.com