Volkswagen Polo: Reset TPMS

TPMS indicator light warns you when your tire pressure is too high or too low. Low tire pressure can result from an air leak or regular use. When you get a TPMS warning, it’s essential to adjust your tire pressure to the recommended level to prevent wear and tear and avoid tire bursts.

After changing your tire pressure, use the guide below to reset TPMS in your Volkswagen Polo.

2004 – 2022 Models

  1. Park your car and turn off the engine.
  2. Adjust tire pressure to the level recommended on the tire pressure placard.
  3. Press the Start/Stop ignition button without touching the brake pedal.
  4. Press the TPMS button, typically located in the glove box, until you hear a chime.
  5. The TPMS light will go off.


  1. Park your car and turn off the engine.
  2. Adjust tire pressure to the recommended level.
  3. Switch on the ignition without running the engine.
  4. On the Multimedia system, press the Car button.
  5. Next, go to the touch screen and select Setup or Settings on the menu.
  6. Go to Tires, then select Set.
  7. Wait for a confirmation message to appear before selecting Confirm to reset TPMS.
  8. The TPMS indicator light will go off.


Can I ignore a TPMS indicator light?

It’s critical not to ignore the TPMS indicator light. Instead, adjust tire pressure to the recommended level or get tire repair services if your tires have a problem. Remember that underinflated tires can reduce braking distance and increase the risk of tire bursts.

Why is my TPMS light on even when my tires are fine?

There are several reasons why the TPMS warning light can turn on even when the tire pressure is at the correct level. The most common causes include cold weather, recent tire replacement or rotation, or a malfunctioning TPMS sensor.

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