TPMS Sensors Available at Tire Rack

Thursday, August 1, 2013 by Zig Ziegler

Since tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) haven't been around long as standard equipment on new vehicles, most drivers have never dealt with having to service or replace them until recently. Whether you're replacing an old faulty tire pressure monitor or purchasing a new set for a Tire & Wheel Package, we have TPMS senors for almost any vehicle.

The most common question regarding TPMS is: "When I buy new wheels and tires, do I need to purchase new TPMS sensors?" The answer isn't always easy, however different options are available. In most cases, it's actually less expensive to buy the TPMS senors from us with your new wheels and tires. A benefit of ordering a Tire & Wheel Package is our free Hunter Road Force Balance. When you receive your new tire and wheel set-up, they can be bolted right onto the vehicle.

Typically, customers that choose not to buy new TPMS sensors move their existing senors from their old wheels to the new. In this case, we often ship the wheel and tire unmounted and the customer will pay a shop to dismount the old wheel and tire to get the TPMS sensor installed in their new wheels and then mount and balance the tires to the wheel. Typically, once you add up the labor to move your existing sensors to your new wheels and tires, it costs about the same as buying new sensors.

TPMS Sensor
TPMS Sensor
 Band Stlye - TPMS Sensor
Band Style - TPMS Sensor

TPMS as standard equipment on new vehicles has certainly made drivers more aware of their air pressure and roadways safer in the process. Studies have shown that running tires with too little air pressure is not uncommon. It's been estimated that about one out of every four vehicles on the road is running on underinflated tires. This also means that one out of every four drivers is needlessly sacrificing their vehicle's fuel economy and handling, as well as reducing their tires' durability and treadlife.

Tires aren't invincible. They are made of individual layers of fabric and steel encased in rubber. If a tire is allowed to run low on air pressure, the rubber is forced to stretch beyond the elastic limits of the fabric and steel reinforcing cords. When this happens, the bond between the various materials can weaken. If this is allowed to continue, it will eventually break the bonds between the various materials and cause the tire to fail. Even if the tire doesn't fail immediately, once a tire is weakened, it won't heal after being reinflated to the proper pressure. So if a tire has been allowed to run nearly flat for a period of time, the tire should be replaced, not simply repaired or reinflated.

Shop by vehicle to find your dream set of wheels, and if you're purchasing a set with a black finish, don't forget the optional black TPMS valve parts.

Comments on TPMS Sensors Available at Tire Rack

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 by derek:
you carry tpms for a 2013 vw jetta se if so how much?
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 by Zig:
My data shows the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta uses ABS based TPMS so there would not be any sensors for you to purchase. Here is a link which will help explain the difference between Direct TPMS (Monitors in the wheel) and Indirect TPMS (ABS based):
Thursday, October 10, 2013 by tye:
Do you have TPMS's in your inventory for a 2009 Jaguar XF supercharge?
Thursday, October 10, 2013 by Zig:
Currently I do have those sensors in stock for $56/each.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 by Jesse:
Do you have TPMS for a 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth?
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 by Zig :
Yes, I currently have these in stock for $38/sensor. Give me a call if you would like to order.
Sunday, October 20, 2013 by henry:
Need 4 tpms sensors for 2004 G35 coupe w/performance wheel pkg. Would also like to know brand of sensor,price +shipping. Like Schrader brand but open to recommendation.
Monday, October 21, 2013 by Zig :
I do have the Schrader sensors in stock for $54/each. You didn't provide your zip code to get a precise shipping quote but typical 4 sensors ship for less than $10 in the continental US.
Monday, October 21, 2013 by Zak:
Do you have the TPMS sensors for a 2011 infiniti QX56?
Monday, October 21, 2013 by Zig :
Yes, currently I have the sensors for a 2011 Infiniti QX56 in stock for $61/each. Please give me a call if you would like to order a set.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 by Gail:
Told TPMS sensor in one P235/55R18 MI LAT TOUR 99T tire bought from you 7/13/10 is inoperative. Cost to replace is $180. Better to buy a new tire w/TPMS? Thanks.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 by Zig :
The TPMS sensor is a separate purchase from the tire. The TPMS sensor is connected to the bottom of the valve stem and can replaced and the old tire can be reinstalled on the wheel afterward.
Monday, November 11, 2013 by Ron:
Do you have the TPMS sensors for a 2007 GMC Yukon Denali 1500 6.2 engine?
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 by Zig :
Currently I have the TPMS sensors in stock for the 07' GMC Yukon Denali for $37.
Monday, January 6, 2014 by Roger Greenway:
Do you have tire pressure sensors in stock for the 2013 Tesla Model S?
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by Zig:
Yes, currently I have those in stock for $97/sensor. Give me a call if you would like to place an order. Thanks
Friday, February 28, 2014 by eric powell:
do youo have the tire sensors for a cls 500 mercedes 2008
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 by Zig :
Yes, I currently have those in stock for the 2008 Mercedes CLS550 for $69/sensor. Give me a call if you would like to order a set.
Monday, March 17, 2014 by Ron:
When I enter my vehicle info I get no results for TPMS sensors (OEM type). 2008 Nissan Altima 2.5S. Do you have them, price, warranty, installer info etc? Why does this website not automatically list these like everything else?
Monday, March 17, 2014 by Zig :
I have the sensors for $42/each, they have a 1 year warranty, they're in stock and you can find a full list of installers here:

Currently the website only offers sensors if you are buying wheels and not as a separate item by itself.
Thursday, March 20, 2014 by ken:
Need 3 oem compatible sensors for 2008 nissanmaxima se. What is the price/sensor and would recommended installer be able to program.
Friday, March 21, 2014 by Zig :
I currently have the sensors in stock for $42/each and you would need to call an installer off of the recommend installer list to see if they have the capability of programing a Nissan sensor. Here is a link to find an installer close to you:
Monday, March 24, 2014 by daril:
Do you happen to have any tpms in stock for my 2008 subaru sti?
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 by Zig:
There is two possible sensors for that particular vehicle they're either $36 or $38 depending upon which one. We have both in stock and if you would like to place an order please give us a call and we can figure out which sensor you need.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 by Art Escobar:
Need tpms for 2011 Chevy Colorado Lt crew cab and how much are they.? Part number please?
Thursday, April 3, 2014 by Zig :
We do currently have those sensors in stock for the 11' Chevrolet Colorado for $36/each. We don't really go by part # on the website, so I would advise if you need those just call in to order them.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 by jamb:
do you have tpmd sensors for a 2011 BMW 328xi coupe? if so how much?
Monday, August 18, 2014 by Tire Rack Team:
Jamb, the cost is $49 per sensor. If you'd like to proceed, please email
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 by Rob:
Do you stock replacement sensors for 2013 BMW 335i with the 18" M Sport wheels?
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 by Joanne:
Hi, do you have the TPMS for Mercedes Benz C300 in stock? And how much are they? Thanks
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 by Ty:
If I buy new wheels, tires, and TPMS sensors from you, will the sensors have to be programmed by a shop or can I do that myself?
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 by Tire Rack Team:
Ty, what kind of vehicle is this for? Some vehicles can relearn the new sensors automatically, while others need to be programmed by the dealer. --
Friday, November 7, 2014 by CK:
Do you have TPMS for a 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander ES (base model)? If yes, how much do they cost? Thank you!

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