TPM Reset: BMW 1 Series Tire Pressure Monitor Light (2009-2019)

TPM Reset: BMW 1 Series Tire Pressure Monitor Light (2009-2019) – The BMW 1 Series is a compact middle-class car, designed by Chris Bangle and produced by the German car manufacturer BMW in Regensburg or Leipzig. It has been the smallest and cheapest BMW since mid-2005.

The first variant of the 1 Series, the 5-door hatchback, was launched in September 2004 to compete with the Audi A3 and Alfa Romeo 147. It was the successor to the BMW 3 Series Compact. The 1 series shares the chassis with the E90 3 series.

TPM Reset BMW 1 Series Tire Pressure Monitor Light (2009-2019)

TPM Reset: BMW 1 Series Tire Pressure Monitor Light (2009-2019)

Each time a tire pressure has been adjusted or change the tire, you need to reset the Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM). Depending on your vehicle model, here are a few ways to reset the TPM on BMW 1 Series:

E87 E81 E82 E88 (128i 135i 118i)

Time needed: 7 minutes.

In the BMW 1 Series made in 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013, you can reset the TPM using the button on the turn signal lever. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Stop the vehicle

    Turn off the engine and shift to neutral position or P position

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

    The tire placard located on the door panel

  3. Starting the engine

    Put the key into the ignition slot, depress the brake pedal and then press the START/STOP ENGINE button

  4. Go to the TIRE PRESSURE menu by using the ▲or▼ button

    The button is located on the turn signal lever
    BMW tpm tire pressure light reset

  5. Press the BC button once

    You will enter the reset mode

  6. Hold down the BC button again for 5 seconds

    A check mark will appear on the screen

  7. Drive the car

    The system reset is completed while the car is on the move

F20 F21 (M135i 125i 120d)

In the BMW 1 Series F20/ F21 (116i 118i 125i 116d 116ed 118d 120d 125d), you can reset the Tire Pressure through the iDrive. Here’s how to get started:

  • Make sure to adjust the tire pressure recommended on the tire placard
  • Turn on the ignition without starting the engine
  • Press MENU button to enter the main menu
bmw tpm tire pressure light reset
  • Go to the VEHICLE INFO by using the iDrive controller
  • Select VEHICLE STATUS
  • Select RESET or CONFIRM TYRE PRESSURE
  • Start the engine but don’t drive your car
  • Start the initialization using “RESET
  • Drive the car

The TPM calibration process will complete during driving. It will finish automatically.

These instructions are based on the BMW 1 Series owner’s manual. This procedure should apply to the first and second generations of BMW 1 Series (2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 model years). Hopefully, the article TPM Reset: BMW 1 Series Tire Pressure Monitor Light (2009-2019) can solve your problem. Good Luck!