I need a advice. I had one front tyre damaged, side cut on tyre so i ordered two new tyres and had them replaced at the tyre fitting place. Other front tyre was in grate condition so i asked a fitter if he could swap that tyre with one of the back tyres coz it has little bulge on it. He said he can do it and i will need two new tyres for back as well, because it would affect tyre pressure monitoring system and alarm would go off. Is this true or was i ripped off by making me to buy two new tyres. Many thanks
Were the front tires identical to rear tires?
So, let me get this straight... One front tire was damaged, you ordered two. Then you said you want the other old front tire back to the rear, and now the tire fitter immediately thought you need two new rear tires as well.
Sounds like you were being ripped off, if the old front tires are identical to the old rear tires. You can perfectly well swap identical with identical.
Also, the passive TPMS warning isn't fatal. You could perfectly well test whether it results in TPMS warning, and if it does, you can choose to either ignore the warning or replace the rear tires as well.
Strange that the tire fitter didn't ask you to test first whether the TPMS warning appears.
Don't buy the new rear tires. Test first whether the TPMS warning appears (it probably doesn't).