Your Chevy Sonic may require a TPMS reset after replacing or rotating tires and adding air. If your car needs a reset, you’ll receive a TPMS warning light on the dashboard. This light will turn off after resetting your TPMS.
You will need a TPMS relearn tool to reset TPMS on your vehicle. Purchase the device online or from your local auto accessories dealer.
- Set the parking brake on your car. Turn on the ignition, but don’t turn on the engine.
- Press and hold the start button for models with the push button until your vehicle goes into Service Mode.
- Press the Menu until you see the Vehicle Menu on the Driver Information Center (DIC). The menu button is on the turn signal lever.
- Turn the thumb wheel to scroll down 🔽 the Vehicle Menu until you locate the Tire Pressure tab.
- Press the SET/CLR button on the turn signal lever to set your vehicle to the learning mode.
- A message prompting you to accept the relearn process will pop up on the DIC. Press SET/CLR again to accept.
- The car horn will sound twice, and a Tire Learn message will pop up on the (DIC) to indicate the reset process is active.
- Start with the front tire on the driver’s side.
- Place the TPMS relearn tool against the tire sidewall near the valve system and press the activate button. The horn will sound once when the tire sensor is reset.
- Move to the front tire on the passenger side and repeat the same process until the horn sounds once.
- Repeat the same procedure on the rear tires.
- The horn will sound twice after completing the TPMS reset on all four tires.
- The Tire Learn message will disappear when the reset process is complete.
- Turn off the ignition.
- You can now set the tires to pressures as seen on the Tire and Loading Information Label.