Reset the Tire Pressure System on the Toyota Prius

Learn how to reset the Tire Pressure Warning System (TPMS) on the Toyota Prius with these steps.


2018 – 2021 Models

  1. Park the Prius in a safe place and turn the power off.
  2. Inflate or deflate the tires to the desired pressure level. For me, it’s 35 psi.
  3. Switch the power to “On“. Do not start the vehicle.
  4. Use the “Left” and “Right” arrows on the right side of the steering wheel to toggle over to the “GearToyota Gear Icon icon.
  5. Use the “Up” and “Down” arrows to toggle the setting to “Vehicle SettingsToyota Vehicle Settings. Use the “Center” button to select it.
  6. Use the “Up” and “Down” arrows to toggle the setting to “Maintenance System“. Use the “Center” button to select it.
  7. Use the “Up” and “Down” arrows to toggle the setting to “TPMS“. Use the “Center” button to select it.
  8. Now press and hold the “Center” button until the display says “Initialization Completed“.

Older Models

  1. With the vehicle parked, switch the ignition to “LOCK“. For vehicles with a smartkey, switch to “OFF“.
  2. Adjust the tire pressure as desired. Preferably you will want to adjust it to the recommended pressure for cold temperatures. For me, it’s 35 psi.
  3. Switch the ignition to “ON“.
  4. Locate the tire pressure reset buttonĀ located on instrument panel, knee bolster or inside glove box. Press and hold the button until the tire pressure light flashes 3 times.
  5. Wait for about 3 minutes, then turn the ignition to “LOCK” or “OFF“, and you’re done.

I hope these steps have helped you reset the TPMS on the Toyota Prius. Feel free to leave a comment below.

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