2009-2020 Chevrolet Traverse Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Light Reset Guide

2009-2020 Chevrolet Traverse Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Light Reset Guide – The Chevrolet Traverse is a full-size sport utility vehicle from the General Motors brand Chevrolet. It has been available in North America since late 2008, replacing the TrailBlazer EXT and the Chevrolet Uplander.

The model was initially built in Spring Hill (Tennessee) until November 2009 and has been made in the Delta Township near Lansing (Michigan) since 2010. It is set up as a competitor model to the Ford Flex. The second generation of the SUV has been on the market since summer 2018.

2009-2020 Chevrolet Traverse Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Light Reset Guide

2009-2020 Chevrolet Traverse Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Light Reset Guide

If you replacing a spare tire with a road tire containing the TPMS sensor on your Chevy Traverse, 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.

2009-2010 Models

Time needed: 7 minutes.

If you have a 2009 2010 Chevrolet Traverse, you can reset the TPMS by increasing or decreasing the tire pressure without using tools. 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!

2011-2017 Models

Unlike the previous model year, you’ll need TPMS Relearn Tool to reset the Tire Pressure Monitoring System in this 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 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
  • 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

2018-2021 Models

Just like the previous model, you’ll need TPMS Relearn Tool to reset the Tire Pressure Monitoring System in this latest Traverse model year. Depending on your vehicle trim level, there are 2 ways to do this. Here’s how to do it:

Base Level Display

  • Turn the ignition key to the “ON” position without starting the engine
  • Press the ◄ navigation button to access the cluster applications
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  • Select INFO
  • Scroll down to the TIRE PRESSURE menu
  • Press and hold the ✓ button to enter the relearn mode
  • 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
  • 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

Uplevel Display

  • Press and holds the ENGINE START/STOP button for 5 seconds without touching the brake pedal
  • Go to the INFO tab menu by using the ◄ ► navigation button
  • Scroll down to the TIRE PRESSURE menu
  • Press and hold the ✓ button to enter the relearn mode
  • 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
  • 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 Traverse owner’s manual. This procedure should apply to the first and second generation of the Chevy Traverse (2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2019 2020 2021 model years). Hopefully, the article 2009-2020 Chevrolet Traverse Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Light Reset Guide can solve your problem. Good Luck!