How Do I Reset Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Light on Lexus RX (2008-2021)

How Do I Reset Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Light on Lexus RX (2008-2021) – The Lexus RX is a sports utility vehicle produced by Toyota premium brand Lexus since August 1997. The car was not initially intended for the European market but was introduced there in autumn 2000.

The vehicle is now sold worldwide under the Lexus brand name. Since Lexus was only launched as an independent brand in Japan in 2006, the RX’s first two generations were sold there as the Toyota Harrier. The SUV was introduced in Japan in December 1997 and North America in mid-1998.

How Do I Reset Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Light on Lexus RX (2008-2021)

How Do I Reset Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Light on Lexus RX (2008-2021)

Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) or also known as TPWS on Lexus cars is a system that provides a real tire pressure report to the driver. If the TPMS warning light appears on your 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Lexus RX, it is necessary to reset the TPMS. Depending on the vehicle model you have, here are a few ways to reset the TPMS.

RX350 / RX400H / RX450H (2008-2015)

Time needed: 7 minutes.

In this generation, your vehicle equipped with a TPMS reset button. Follow these steps to reset the tire pressure sensor on your Lexus RX350/ RX400H/ RX450H:

  1. Stop the vehicle and turn off the engine

    Tire pressure reset process cannot be done while the vehicle is moving.

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

    The tire placard located on the door panel

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

    If your vehicle has an ignition button, press the POWER button twice without touching the brake pedal

  4. Look for the TPMS reset button and press the button until the tire pressure indicator Blinks slowly three times.

    Each model year has a different button location
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  5. Wait for several minutes with the engine switch in the “ON” position, to allow the system to record each tire’s pressure, then turn the engine off.

    Done!

RX350 / RX350L / RX450HL (2016-2021)

Unlike the previous model year, on this latest model, you have to enter the system menu to reset the TPMS. Follow these steps to do it:

  • Stop the vehicle and adjust the tire inflation pressure recommended on the tire placard
  • Turn the ignition key to the “ON” position without starting the engine
  • Go to menu by using the ◄ ► navigation button
  • Select the VEHICLE SETTINGS menu and then press and hold the OK button
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  • Select TPMS
  • Press and hold the OK button until the TPMS indicator blinks 3 times
  • Run and drive your car

The TPMS calibration process will complete after 30 minutes of driving between 25 mph (40 km/h).

These instructions are based on the Lexus RX owner’s manual. This procedure should apply to the third and fourth generation of the Lexus RX350 / RX400H / RX450H / RX350L / RX450HL (2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 model years). Hopefully, the article How Do I Reset Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Light on Lexus RX (2008-2021) can solve your problem. Good Luck!