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TPMSTPMS

A tire pressure monitoring system or TPMS is an electronic system for monitoring the air pressure in a vehicle tire.

Pressure MonitoringPressure Monitoring

Tires are undoubtedly the most critical safety component on a vehicle. Where the rubber meets the road affects traction, handling, steering, stability and braking.

Pressure SensorsPressure Sensors

A Pressure Sensor can be direct or indirect according to the NHTSA legislation. In practice nearly all OE's have opted to install Direct TPMS in their new builds.

What is TPMS?What is TPMS?

What is a Tire Pressure Monitoring System? - Why is there a need for Tire Pressure Monitoring? These questions and many more are answered in this section.

Direct TPMS Direct TPMS

Direct TPMS or direct tire pressure monitoring systems refers to the use of a pressure sensor directly mounted on the wheels or tires of a vehicle.

TPMS Car Plant ToolsTPMS Tools

Bartec has a range of Tire Pressure Monitoring System Tools designed to meet the complete scope of requirements for diagnosing TPMS problems.

USA Car TPMS USA Car TPMS

Our automotive industry sector expertise has allowed us to cater for all major OE car producers with US makes and models.

Asian Car TPMS Asian Car TPMS

Our automotive industry sector expertise has allowed us to cater for all major OE car producers with Asian (Japanese manufactured) makes and models.

European Car TPMS European Car TPMS

Our automotive industry sector expertise has allowed us to cater for all major OE car producers with European makes and models.

Tool Inquiries Tool Inquiries

Contact Bartec today with your TPMS Inquiries. Complete our online form.

Tire Pressure Monitoring

A tire pressure monitoring system or TPMS is an electronic system for monitoring the air pressure in a vehicle tire and automatically transmitting a warning to the driver in the event of an under and, in some cases, over inflated tire. These systems have been legislated to be progressively installed on all new passenger carrying US vehicles and a similar move is taking place worldwide. CALL toll free (866) 407-TPMS.

Bartec USA provide a range of TPMS Tools, advice, products, services & support for application within automobile servicing and maintenance. Bartec USA are world leaders in TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems).

We have installed Tire Pressure Monitoring System read and test equipment in over seventy plants for the world's car manufacturers since 1998. This plant work is the reason our TPMS dealer tools are always more up to date than our competitors and our technology is always ahead of the market.

Because Bartec sets the ECU (Engine Control Unit) up and subsequently tests them in major Automotive Manufacturing facilities. Bartec USA have the most up to date technology in the aftermarket Tire Shops, Franchise Dealerships & Independent Garages. Our TPMS Tools can be easily Re-programmed and updated through our online support software centre. Our TPMS Tools work with model year 2009 Automobiles and TPMS Sensors.

Our range of Tire Pressure Monitoring System Tools are designed to activate and decode all TPMS sensors on the market. For advice on which tool is best suited to your needs CALL our technical help desk NOW. CALL toll free (866) 407-TPMS.

 

TPMS Tutorials

We offer short online video presentations covering Tire Pressure Monitoring System Tool technology as a tutorial on the subject. At Bartec USA we place a strong value on providing all round support for you when making your TPMS Tool selection and post sales support to ensure optimum usage of your professional equipment. A good starting point to understanding Tire Pressure Monitoring System Tool Technology is available on this website by clicking here.

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TPMS Tool Coverage

Our Tire Pressure Monitoring System Tools can be utilized on ALL North American, Asian & European makes & models which are supplied into the US market place. Specific comparison details include - universal sensor coverage, future proof, audit mode, controlled LF activation, sensor decoding, sold as a complete kit, designed for rugged environments, mode changing commands, no hunting, make & model year look up, displays sensor part number, large display, sensor discrimination, display sensor modes, internal rechargeable battery, OBD connectivity, L.E.D. output, compact display & optional 9 volt rechargeable battery. Our TPMS Tool coverage chart can be viewed on our main website by clicking here.

Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems

What is a Tire Pressure Monitoring System? Bartec have designed and manufactured hand tool solutions for TPMS since 1998. Beginning with automotive plants in the US, Canada and Europe. We have completed TPMS service tools for Suzuki, GM Holden, Volvo, Ford, Mazda, and recently Mercedes Benz to name a few. These tools are used in the OE dealers and Tire Shops across the North America. For advice on which tool is best suited to your needs call our after sales help desk by calling toll free (866) 407-TPMS or browse our website for more information.

Worldwide TPMS Legislation

US Tire Pressure Monitoring System Legislation

US Legislation - President Clinton was moved to sign the first version of the TREAD Act which required a Tire Pressure Warning System to be installed on Model Year 2004 automobiles. These included all passenger vehicles and light trucks with GWVR of 10,000 lbs and less.

A debate continued around the language of the ruling up to 2005 when the final rule became established on April 8 2005. NHTSA stipulated that for 2008 all newly manufactured or imported US cars were to be fitted with Tire Pressure Monitoring System systems most of which use 'direct' sensors either as part of the valve stem or banded to the wheel. These sensors transmit their own unique ident (ID) along with their pressure, temperature and other data to the vehicle ECU and the legislation defines the dash mounted warnings for the driver when a tire is under inflated, leaking etc.

The phase in schedule for new vehicles was:

  • 20% compliance for Model Year 2006
  • 70% compliance for Model Year 2007 (9/1/06)
  • 100% compliance for Model Year 2008 (9/1/07)

As for the introduction dates of TPMS systems, there is a two year phase-in schedule starting from November 1st 2012. Article 13.1 to 13.4 of the adopted text states that all vehicles type approved after this date must install Tire Pressure Monitoring System systems as well as all vehicles manufactured after November 1st 2014. Click here for more information on the EU TPMS Legislation Bulletin.

So all vehicles described in the ruling, made or sold in the US must have a Tire Pressure Monitoring System by Model Year 2008. This ruling prompted significant plant systems and aftermarket work for Bartec USA. The ruling means that every time you need to rotate tires, replace a faulty sensor, change to Winter tires or Custom wheels then the ECU needs reprogramming with the new ID and the wheel location on the vehicle. This has resulted in a surge in demand for the company's dealer tool products.

Worldwide Bartec has implemented systems for car manufacturers who are building cars for the US market and some home markets. TPMS legislation is under discussion in many countries and the Bartec Group is well placed to remain the world leader for the supply of TPMS technology.

  • Click here for a PDF version of the NHTSA Tyre Pressure Monitoring Sensor (TPMS) ruling - (4Mb)
  • Click here for a Media file Introduction to TPMS - What is TPMS? (Opens in a new Browser Window)

Bartec are the world leaders in TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems). The company has installed TPMS read and test systems in over seventy plants for the world's car manufacturers since 1998. This plant work is why our TPMS dealer tools are always more up to date than our competitors and our technology is always ahead of the market.

Because Bartec sets the ECU up and subsequently tests the vehicle systems in the plant, we have the most up to date technology in the aftermarket. Our TPMS dealer tools can be easily reprogrammed and updated through this website and you can get TPMS tools which work with model year 2009 TPMS sensors now!

European Tyre Pressure Monitoring System Legislation

On Tuesday 10th March 2009 The European Parliament in Strasbourg officially approved a Directive Proposal of the Commission which is aimed to simplify and change the type approval of motor vehicles in Europe. At the same time this proposal introduces a series of measures imposing mandatory adoption of some proven existing technology including Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (and ESP). As for TPMS introduction dates and technical specification this mandate officially requires the following (see article 9.2 of adopted text):

"Vehicles in categories M1 shall be equipped with an accurate Tyre Pressure Monitoring System capable of giving, when necessary, in-car warning to the driver when a loss of pressure occurs in any tyre, which is in the interests of optimum fuel consumption and road safety. Appropriate limits in the technical specifications shall be set to achieve this, which shall allow for a technology-neutral and cost-effective approach in the development of accurate Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems."

As for the introduction dates of TPMS systems, a two year phase-in schedule starts from November 1st 2012. Article 13.1 to 13.4 of the adopted text states that all vehicles type approved after this date shall install TPMS systems as well as all vehicles manufactured after November 1st 2014. Click here for more information on the EU TPMS Legislation Bulletin.

Customer Support Login

Ongoing Tire Pressure Monitoring System Tool Support is provided to all our customers. In addition to the TPMS Tool tutorial videos found on our main website and our sister websites. This website will also provide a full database of technical information for all makes and manufacturers of automobiles in North America. This database of information can be accessed by registering your Bartec TPMS Tool. This database is continually updated ensuring that you can access the best information in all US time zones. This system is designed for usage by OE dealerships, Service Centers and Retail Tire Centers. Multi-brand dealers will benefit greatly from a tool that wakes and decodes the majority of TPMS sensors. Please click on a link below to either register or log in.

 

Car Manufacturers

Our automotive industry sector expertise has allowed us to cater for all major OE car producers with both US and Export makes and models. We are in the assembly plants and we know the changes in the industry years in advance and are applying solutions in the same time scale. Our customers benefit from our position in the industry. Our Tire Pressure Monitoring System Tools operate with all of the car manufacturers listed below.

  • Acura (MDX, RDX, RL, TL, TSX)
  • Audi (A3, A4, A5, A6, A8, Q7, R8, RS 4, S4, S5, S6, S8, TT)
  • BMW (128i, 135i, 328i, 328xi, 335xi, 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i, 650i, 750i, 750Li, 760Li, Alpina, M Coupe, M Roadster, M3, M5, M6, X3, X5, Z4)
  • Buick (Enclave, LaCrosse, Lucerne)
  • Cadillac (CTS, DTS, Escalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT, SRX, STS, XLR)
  • Chevrolet (Avalanche, Aveo, Cab & Chassis Silverado, Chevy Express, Cobalt, Colorado, Corvette, Cutaway, Equinox, HHR, Impala, Malibu, Malibu Classic, RV Cutaway, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, TrailBlazer, Uplander)
  • Chrysler (300, Aspen, Crossfire, Pacifica, PT Cruiser, Sebring, Town & Country)
  • Dodge (Avenger, Cab & Chassis, Caliber, Charger, Dakota, Durango, Grand Caravan, Magnum, Nitro, Pickup, Sprinter, Viper)
  • Ford (Crown Victoria, E450 Super Duty, Econoline, Edge, Escape, Expedition, Expedition EL, Explorer, Explorer Sport Trac,F450 Super Duty, F550 Super Duty, Focus, Fusion, Mustang, Pickup, Ranger, Taurus, Taurus X)
  • GMC (Acadia, Cab & Chassis Sierra, Canyon, Envoy, Savana, Savana Camper Special, Savana Special, Sierra, Yukon, Yukon XL)
  • Honda (Accord, Civic, CR-V, Element, Fit, Odyssey, Pilot, Ridgeline, S2000)
  • Hummer (H2, H3)
  • Hyundai (Accent, Azera, Elantra, Entourage, Santa Fe, Sonata, Tiburon, Tucson, Veracruz)
  • Infiniti (EX35, FX35, FX45, G35, G37, M35, M45, QX56)
  • Isuzu (Ascender, i-290, i-370)
  • Jaguar (S-Type, XJ8, XJR, XK8, XKR, X-Type)
  • Commander, Compass, Grand Cherokee, Liberty, Patriot, Wrangler)
  • Kia (Amanti, Optima, Rio, Rio5, Rondo, Sedona, Sorento, Spectra, Spectra5, Sportage)
  • Land Rover (LR2, LR3, Range Rover, Range Rover Sport)
  • Lexus (ES 350, GS 350, GS 450h, GS 460, GX 470, IS 250, IS 350, IS F, LS 460, LS 460L, LS 600hL, LX 570, RX 350, RX 400h, SC 430)
  • Lincoln (Mark LT, MKX, MKZ, Navigator, Navigator L)
  • Mazda (3, 5, 6, B2300, B4000, CX-7, CX-9, MX-5 Miata, RX-8, Tribute)
  • Mercedes-Benz (C300, C350, CL550, CL600, CL63, CL65, CLK350, CLK550, CLK63, CLS550, CLS63, E320, E350, E550, E63, G500, G55, GL320, GL450, GL550, ML320, ML350, ML550, ML63, R320, R350, S550, S600, S63, S65, SL55, SL550, SL600, SL65, SLK280, SLK350, SLK55, SLR)
  • Mercury (Grand Marquis, Mariner, Milan, Mountaineer, Sable)
  • Mini (Cooper)
  • Mitsubishi (Eclipse, Endeavor, Galant, Lancer, Outlander, Raider)
  • Nissan (350Z, Altima, Armada, Frontier, Maxima, Pathfinder, Quest, Rogue, Sentra, Titan, Versa, Xterra)
  • Pontiac (G5, G6, G8, Grand Prix, Solstice, Torrent, Vibe)
  • Porsche (911, Boxster, Cayenne, Cayman)
  • Saab (3-Sep, 5-Sep, 9-7X)
  • Saturn (Astra, Aura, Outlook, Sky, Vue)
  • Scion (tC, xB, xD)
  • Subaru (Forester, Impreza, Legacy, Outback, Tribeca, Forenza, Grand Vitara, Reno, SX4, XL7)
  • Toyota (4Runner, Avalon, Camry, Camry Solara, Corolla, FJ Cruiser, Highlander, Land Cruiser, Matrix, Prius, RAV4, Sequoia, Sienna, Tacoma, Tundra, Yaris)
  • Volkswagen (Eos, GLI, GTI, Jetta, New Beetle, Passat, R32, Rabbit, Touareg)
  • Volvo (C30, C70, S40, S60, S80, V50, V70, XC70, XC90)