2008-2011 Chevrolet HHR TPMS Tire Pressure System Light Reset Guide

2008-2011 Chevrolet HHR TPMS Tire Pressure System Light Reset Guide – The Chevrolet HHR is a car that was introduced to the USA market in 2005. HHR means “Heritage High Roof,” and the 1949 Chevrolet Suburban inspires the designers.

The HHR has been on sale in the United States since 2005 and was a great success there. The car was also launched in Japan in 2006. The HHR came in 2 trim levels: LS and LT. The only variant sold in Europe is the LT with a 2.4-liter engine.

2008-2011 Chevrolet HHR TPMS Tire Pressure System Light Reset Guide

2008-2011 Chevrolet HHR TPMS Tire Pressure System Light Reset Guide

If you replacing a spare tire with a road tire containing the TPMS sensor on your Chevy HHR, the system will detect a malfunction and the low tire pressure warning light will blink. When that happens, the TPMS sensor reset process must be done. Depending on the vehicle model you have, here are a few ways to reset the TPMS.

2008-2010 Models

Time needed: 7 minutes.

If you have 2008 2009 2010 Chevrolet HHR, you can reset the TPMS by increasing or decreasing the tire pressure without a tool. Follow these instructions to get started:

  1. Turn the ignition key to the “ON” position without starting the engine

    If your vehicle has an ignition button, press the Engine Start/Stop button without touching the brake pedal

  2. Press the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter’s LOCK and UNLOCK buttons simultaneously for five seconds

    The horn will sound twice and the TIRE LEARNING ACTIVE message will appear indicating the TPMS matching process has started
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  3. Activate the TPMS sensor

    Start from the driver side front tire, remove the valve cap, and then increasing or decreasing the tire’s air pressure until a horn chirp sounds

  4. Repeat the process for the passenger side front tire, passenger side rear tire, and the driver side rear tire

    A horn chirp will confirm that the sensor has been reset

  5. Turn off the ignition after you reset the last tire

    The TIRE LEARNING ACTIVE message will disappear

  6. Adjust the tire pressure in all four tires recommended on the tire placard

    Done!

2011 Model

Unlike the previous model year, you’ll need TPMS Relearn Tool to reset the Tire Pressure Monitoring System in this 2011 model years. Follow these steps to do it:

  • Turn the ignition key to the “ON” position without starting the engine
  • Press the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter’s LOCK and UNLOCK buttons simultaneously until the horn sounds twice
  • Start from the driver side front tire, place the TPMS Relearn Tool against the tire sidewall, near the valve stem. Then press the button to activate the TPMS sensor
  • A horn chirp will confirm that the sensor has been reset
  • Repeat the process for the passenger side front tire, passenger side rear tire, and the driver side rear tire
  • Turn off the ignition after you reset the last tire
  • Adjust the tire pressure in all four tires recommended on the tire placard

These instructions are based on the Chevy HHR owner’s manual. This procedure should apply to the first generation of the Chevy HHR (2008 2009 2010 2011 model years). Hopefully, the article 2008-2011 Chevrolet HHR TPMS Tire Pressure System Light Reset Guide can solve your problem. Good Luck!