TPMS Sensor Activation and Programming Tool

The VT36 TPMS programming tool offers functionality and flexibility at an affordable price. Its rugged casing and durable rechargeable battery is designed for tough service station environments. Thanks to frequent updates, the newest TPMS sensors and vehicles are introduced each year.


  • Low cost, robust and easy to use
  • Test all TPMS sensor data before working on customer’s vehicle
  • Program all leading aftermarket sensors


VT36 features

  • Comprehensive make, model, year look-up
  • Reads and activates all known TPMS sensors
  • Displays TPMS sensor data (ID, tire pressure, tire temperature, battery status, frequency)
  • Programs all leading aftermarket programmable sensors
  • TPMS sensor part number look-up (OE and aftermarket)
  • Multi-lingual, 23+ languages
  • Worldwide TPMS technical support

Find the right replacement

The tool guides you to the compatible sensors and part numbers for any vehicle, and indicates the correct torque values.

Program and relearn

Quickly program aftermarket sensors, one wheel at a time. For relearn, use the VT36 with a diagnostic scan tool or follow the auto relearn or manual relearn instructions in the car user manual.

VT36 specifications

In the box

  • VT36 TPMS tool
  • USB 2.0 cable
  • Wall charger
  • Quick start guide
  • CD with user manual, software/WebVT
  • One-year software update subscription

VT36 tool

Size (HxWxD) 6.5” x 3.7” x 1.5” (165 mm x 94 mm x 38 mm)
Weight 0.8 lbs. (0.4 kg)
Screen 2.8 inches
Power Supply Lithium-polymer rechargeable battery
Casing Protective rubber sleeve
Radio Reception 315 and 433 MHz
Interface 23 languages: English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Hebrew, Hungarian, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish.
Warranty 1 year

Database includes


Sensor coverage All OE sensors worldwide and most aftermarket sensors including Schrader EZ Sensor, Alcar by Schrader, Alligator Sens-it, Continental Redi Sensor, John Dow DVT, Hamaton U-Pro, T-Pro and EU-Pro, Huf IntelliSens, Italmatic Italsensor, Orange Universal and DirectFit, Qwik Sensor, Steelman.
Car model coverage 100% of all light vehicles worldwide equipped with indirect and direct-type TPMS
Software updates 1 year of free software and database updates included


Part numbers

Americas VT36-0000
Europe 6660223

VT36 accessories

VT36 factsheets

Detailed information about the VT36 including features, specifications and more.

Tool comparison

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Easy Make-Model-Year look-up

Worldwide vehicle coverage, always up to date

Activates all OEM sensors, displays all sensor data

Programs universal sensors

(configurable, hybrid, ID copy etc.)

Provides TPMS relearn procedures in 23+ languages

(incl. indirect/direct)

Tests Remote Key Entry (RKE)

Indicates OE sensor and service kit part numbers

Programs sensors from historical data

Programs sensors by wheel set

Includes OBDII routines to reset the ECU in <2 min

Pictures indicate OBDII location in car

Displays TPMS data for up to 7 tires in one screen

Retrieves and decodes TPMS DTC information

Training and vehicle help-tips for technicians

Stores up to 65k vehicle job data in one place

Robust design (drop tested up to 3 feet, liquid resistant)


4.3″ LCD screen

2.8″ monochrome

Internal lithium-ion battery

SD card storage

Wi-Fi capable for PC synchronization

VIN barcode scanner to select Make-Model-Year

(North America only)


Tire tread depth reader


IR thermal printer


Docking station


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