Resetting Tire Pressure Sensor
- Determine the type of TPMS system.
- Inflate the tires.
- Check the battery.
- Recalibrate the transponders.
- Use the magnet method.
- Use the scan tool method.
How do I reset the tire pressure sensor fault?
To reset the system, first make sure the tire pressures are correct. Turn the engine on, then press and hold the reset button. You’ll find it low and to the right of the steering wheel on the instrument panel. Hold the button down until the TPMS indicator light in the instrument panel blinks slowly 3 three times.
How much does it cost to fix a tire pressure sensor fault?
The Cost Of Replacing Tire Pressure Sensor
In that case, you have to take the car to a repair shop and have the sensor replaced with a new one. The price of a sensor could be anything between $150 and $270. Add an extra $75 to $150 as labor costs. The total repair expenses will be from $200 to $440.
What does it mean when it says tire pressure sensor fault?
The “tire pressure sensor fault” message is an indication that there is a problem with the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). A tire pressure monitoring system is required for all motor vehicles manufactured after 2007. Problems that are possible when a tire is overinflated: Shorter lifespan of the tire.
Can a tire pressure sensor be repaired?
Road salt and grime can damage sensors too. The system needs to be reset when you rotate or change your tires. Because the TPMS system is so important to your safety, you should make the necessary repairs when needed. And remember, TPMS is no substitute for regularly checking your tire pressure– at least once a month.