TPMS RESET: Acura TL 2005-2014 Tire Pressure Monitoring System Relearn
Quick and simple tutorial on how to reset and relearn the tire pressure warning indicator light on Acura TL from the year 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.
No special tools are required to perform this relearned procedure.
Sensor Relearn Procedure:
- Inflate all tires to the pressure listed on the placard.
- Drive the vehicle for at least 40 seconds at a speed of 30 MPH, or more. All sensor IDs will be memorized automatically. If replacing a sensor, ensure the vehicle is at least 10 feet from any other sensors not installed in the vehicle.
- After the IDs have been memorized, reduce the pressure in all four tires, to less than the recommended pressure, then check to see that the four-tire indicators come on. After completing this check, inflate all four tires to the placard pressure.
Acura Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Each tire, including the spare (if provided), should be checked monthly when cold and inflated to the inflation pressure recommended by the vehicle manufacturer on the vehicle placard or tire inflation pressure label.
(If your vehicle has tires of a different size than the size indicated on the vehicle placard or tire inflation pressure label, you should determine the proper tire inflation pressure for those tires.)
As an added safety feature, your vehicle has been equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) that illuminates a low tire pressure telltale when one or more of your tires is significantly under-inflated.
Accordingly, when the low tire pressure telltale illuminates, you should stop and check your tires as soon as possible, and inflate them to the proper pressure.
Driving on a significantly under-inflated tire causes the tire to overheat and can lead to tire failure. Under-inflation also reduces fuel efficiency and tire tread life and may affect the vehicles handling and stopping ability.
Please note that the TPMS is not a substitute for proper tire maintenance, and it is the driver’s responsibility to maintain correct tire pressure, even if under-inflation has not reached the level to trigger illumination of the TPMS low tire pressure telltale.
Your vehicle has also been equipped with a TPMS malfunction indicator to indicate when the system is not operating properly. The TPMS malfunction indicator is combined with the low tire pressure telltale.
When the system detects a malfunction, the telltale will flash for approximately one minute and then remain continuously illuminated. This sequence will continue upon subsequent vehicle start-ups as long as the malfunction exists. When the malfunction indicator is illuminated, the system may not be able to detect or signal low tire pressure as intended.
TPMS malfunctions may occur for a variety of reasons, including the installation of replacement or alternate tires or wheels on the vehicle that prevents the TPMS from functioning properly.
Always check the TPMS malfunction telltale after replacing one or more tires or wheels on your vehicle to ensure that the replacement or alternate tires and wheels allow the TPMS to continue to function properly.