Should I have to pay to have my tyre pressure sensors reprogrammed by a dealer?

At a recent annual service for my 2017 Peugeot 3008, I requested that the front and rear wheels be swapped round so that tread wear was evened out. However, I was informed that although this was possible, they would have to charge me for re-programming the tyre pressure sensors. I appreciate that the front and rear tyres have slightly different pressures but are the sensors able to detect such a small difference?

Asked on 4 August 2018 by Steve H

Answered by Honest John
I'm a bit surprised about that because normally after such a swap you would re-set the tyre pressures to the correct pressures then re-initialise the TPMS system so it remembers the new pressures and bases its warnings on any significant disparity from them.
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