TPMS Reset: Subaru Tribeca 2008-2014 Tire Pressure Sensor

TPMS Reset-Subaru Tribeca 2008-2014 Tire Pressure Sensor

Subaru Tribeca 2008-2014 Tire Pressure Monitoring System TPMS Reset

Easy to follow procedure on how to reset/relearn the TPMS service maintenance indicator warning light on Subaru Tribeca for the year 2008, 2013 and 2014.

A TPMS Tool and OBDII Module, or another properly formatted TPMS scan tool, is required to perform this procedure.

Procedure using a TPMS Tool and OBDII Module

Relearn Procedure when Replacing a Sensor

1. Inflate all tires to the pressure listed on the vehicle placard.
2. Select a vehicle make, model and model year, which has OBDII support, in your TPMS Tool.
3. Select OBDII from your TPMS Tool’s menu.
4. Starting with the LF tire, use your TPMS Tool to scan each sensor in the following order: LF, RF, RR, LR (and full size spare if equipped).
5. After all sensor ID’s have been stored, use the TPMS Tool’s ▲ or ▼ button to move the cursor under the letters OBD. Then press the enter button.
6. Turn ignition to the ON position with the engine OFF (not the ACC position).
7. Connect the OBDII Connector to the TPMS Tool then to the vehicle’s OBDII port. Make sure your connection is secure and the green light, on the OBII Module, is on.
8. Select Upload Car IDs, from the TPMS Tool’s menu, and upload the sensor IDs.
9. When RELEARN COMPLETE / IDs UPLOADED TO CAR is displayed, the ID’s have been successfully uploaded.
10. With the ignition still on, re‐scan each sensor.
11. Drive the vehicle above 30mph for at least 10 minutes and monitor the low tire pressure monitor to ensure it does not blink.

 

OBDII Errors

If you see an error on the screen while performing an OBDII Relearn, check to make sure that the vehicle is in the ON position (not ACC). Also make sure all the connections are secure.

Errors E1 and E2 ‐ Reading Communication Errors
Make sure vehicle is ON and not ACC Check for secure connection.

Errors E3 and E6 ‐ Writing Communication Errors
Make sure vehicle is ON and not ACC Check for secure connection

Error E4 – Wrong Set Error
Many Lexus vehicles can store more than one set of TPMS ID’s in ECU. Toggle the vehicles selected set to the MAIN set. Then retry OBDII Relearn.

Error E5 ‐ Spare Tire Error
If you receive this error, and you did not upload a sensor ID for the spare, then this vehicle requires a spare. If you did upload a spare, but you received this error, then the vehicle does not store the ID in the ECU for the spare tire.

Procedure using another Properly Formatted Scan Tool

Relearn Procedure when Replacing a Sensor

1. Inflate all tires to the pressure listed on the vehicle placard.
2. Starting with the LF tire, use the scan tool to scan each sensor in the following order: LF, RF, RR, LR (and full size spare if equipped).
3. Turn ignition to the ON position with the engine OFF (not the ACC position).
4. Connect the scan tool to the OBDII port and upload the sensor IDs.
5. Turn the ignition to the OFF position. Re‐scan each sensor.
6. Drive the vehicle above 30mph for at least 10 minutes and monitor the low tire pressure monitor to ensure it does not blink.

 

About Subaru Tribeca

Subaru released the 2008 models at the New York International Auto Show in April 2007 with a facelift and a larger 3.6-liter EZ36 flat-six engine rated at 191 kilowatts (256 hp). Subaru claimed 10 percent better fuel economy while using regular-grade gasoline; the 2006 and 2007 models require premium. At the same time, Subaru dropped the “B9” identifier, renaming the vehicle the “Subaru Tribeca” in all markets where it was offered. The rear of the vehicle was also mildly redesigned with more rounded taillamps, a restyled hatch, and the rearmost side window reshaped. Interior styling was unchanged, but the second row seats were redesigned for more room and easier access to the third row. (Source Wiki)

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