2007-2020 Ford Explorer: How To Reset TPMS Tire Pressure Sensor Light

2007-2020 Ford Explorer: How To Reset TPMS Tire Pressure Sensor Light – The Ford Explorer is a sport utility vehicle made by the American automaker Ford. In Japan and the USA, it was also sold as the Mazda Navajo.

At the North American International Auto Show in January 2019, Ford presented the Explorer’s sixth generation. As the manufacturer announced after some speculation, the model will be offered again on the European market from the end of 2019.

2007-2020 Ford Explorer How To Reset TPMS Tire Pressure Sensor Light

2007-2020 Ford Explorer: How To Reset TPMS Tire Pressure Sensor Light

Whenever tire pressure is adjusted, change a tire, or get it rotated you must carry out the TPMS reset procedure. Depending on the vehicle model year you have, here are a few ways to reset the TPMS on Ford Explorer:

2007-2019 Models:

Time needed: 7 minutes.

You’ll need TPMS Relearn Tool to reset the Tire Pressure Monitoring System on this model. Follow these steps to do it:

  1. Park your vehicle

    Stop the vehicle and turn off the engine

  2. Press and release the BRAKE pedal

    Ensure fully pressed!

  3. Without starting the engine, turn the ignition key from OFF to the ON position 3 times with the ending in the ON position

    If your vehicle has an ignition button, press the START/STOP button once to turn ON the ignition and then press the button again to turn OFF the ignition. Do this 3 times with the ending in the ON position

  4. Press and release the BRAKE pedal

    Ensure fully pressed!

  5. Turn OFF the ignition

    Do not release the key!

  6. Turn the ignition key from OFF to the ON position 3 times with the ending in the ON position

    If your vehicle has an ignition button, press the START/STOP button once to turn ON the ignition and then press the button again to turn OFF the ignition. Do this 3 times with the ending in the ON position

  7. You will hear a horn if you do it right

    The horn will sound twice and the TRAIN LEFT FRONT TIRE message will appear on the screen

  8. Start from the driver side front tire, use the TPMS Relearn tool to reset the tpms sensor

    Place the relearn tool against the tire sidewall, near the valve stem. Then press the button to activate the TPMS sensor

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

    A chirp horn will confirm that the sensor has been reset

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

    The TIRE LEARNING message will disappear

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

    Done!

2020 Model:

This is the latest generation of the Ford Explorer. On this model, you do not need a tool to perform a TPMS reset. Follow the instructions below to get started:

  • Drive your car for at least two minutes between 20 mph
  • Stop the vehicle and turn off the engine
  • Turn ON the ignition without starting the engine
  • Turn on the hazard flashers 3 times within 10 seconds
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  • If you successfully enter the reset mode, the horn will sound indicating the TPMS matching process has started
  • 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
  • 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 Ford Explorer owner’s manual. This procedure should apply to the fifth and sixth generations of Ford Explorer (2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 model years). Hopefully, the article 2007-2020 Ford Explorer: How To Reset TPMS Tire Pressure Sensor Light can solve your problem. Good Luck!