How To Reset Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Light on Toyota Prius (2006-2021)

How To Reset Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Light on Toyota Prius (2006-2021) – Toyota Prius is a hybrid car with both a combustion engine and an electric motor. A petrol engine is economical at a continuous speed and consumes more fuel at a varying pace. The reverse is true for an electric motor: it is very efficient at varying speeds and less suitable for long distances and high speeds.

The Toyota Prius has undergone a minor rejuvenation treatment for the 2006 model year. Nothing has changed in the so-called “hybrid drive.” The third-generation Prius was launched in June 2009. The latest Prius was equipped with a larger 1.8-liter petrol engine, and the other dimensions of the car were also increased.

How To Reset Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Light on Toyota Prius (2006-2021)

How To Reset Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Light on Toyota Prius (2006-2021)

Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) or also known as TPWS on Toyota cars is a system that provides a real tire pressure report to the driver. If the TPMS warning light appears on your 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Toyota Prius, it is necessary to reset the TPMS. Depending on the vehicle model you have, here are a few ways to reset the TPMS. 

2006-2015 Models (XW20/ XW30)

Time needed: 7 minutes.

This is the second and third generation of the Toyota Prius. In this generation, your vehicle will be equipped with a TPMS reset button. Follow these steps to do it:

  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
    toyota tire pressure tpms light reset

  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!

2016-2021 Models (XW50)

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
  • Scroll down and select the VEHICLE SETTINGS menu
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  • Select MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
  • Select TPMS
  • Press and hold the OK button until the “Initialization Completed” appears on the display

These instructions are based on the Toyota Prius owner’s manual. This procedure should apply to the second, third, and fourth generation of the Toyota Prius (2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 model years). Hopefully, the article How To Reset Tire Pressure Sensor TPMS Light on Toyota Prius (2006-2021) can solve your problem. Good Luck!